Mitchell Johnson

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Artist Mitchell Johnson, who is a Menlo Park resident, will be speaking at the Woodside Town Hall on Friday, Nov. 2 as part of the First Friday series.

He will be talking about how new approaches and changing attitudes in the late 19th century produced Modernism and inspired the works of Cezanne and Matisse.

Light refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm; the program begins at 7:00 pm. The Woodside Town Hall is located at 2955 Woodside Rd. Admission is free.

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Artist Mitchell Johnson gives lecture, signs books on May 1

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Menlo Park-based artist Mitchell Johnson, recently profiled on InMenlo, will be giving a lecture and signing books on Friday, May 1, at 7:00 pm at the Woodside Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road. Photo by Chris Gulker taken in 2010

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Jesse Cool and Mitchell Johnson share art, food and admiration for each other

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Think of them as bookending the stretch of the Alameda in Menlo Park between Sharon and Walsh roads. One a restaurateur feeding the body. The other a painter feeding the soul. Jesse Cool, owner of Flea Street Cafe, and artist Mitchell Johnson are joined together in what has been a mutually beneficial partnership for about five years with the […]

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Artist Mitchell Johnson talks about his current exhibits and new book

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We’ve stopped by Mitchell Johnson’s studio a number of times since first meeting him in 2010, but were overdue for a longer visit to learn what he’s been up to in the last few years. The Menlo Park-based artist told us that he’d recently returned from Reykjavik, Iceland, and had already sold one of the […]

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Mitchell Johnson paintings (1990-2013) exhibited in two locations

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Mitchell Johnson: Selected Paintings 1990-2013 is an exhibit at two venues in Menlo Park and Palo Alto. This show is an unusual grouping of 30 paintings that span more than 20 years. Explains the Menlo Park-based artist, “Newer small paintings from Cape Cod and Europe are on view at Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park through […]

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Mitchell Johnson’s paintings on display at Cafe Borrone – reception on March 8

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Artist Mitchell Johnson‘s paintings are currently on display at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park in an exhibit that will run through April 15. There will be a reception for the artist on Thursday, March 8 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Mitchell emails that proceeds from any March sales will help support Art in Action, the […]

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