diane johnson


artist, teacher

Diane Johnson is a local Cincinnati artist.

Diane completed art school at the Ohio Visual Art Institute in 1980 and continued her art education at the Art Academy of Cincinnati where she studied the master's techniques.  Earning several awards, her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.  She has also illustrated children's books for several nationally known publishers.  These books have been sold around the world.  Diane has extensive experience as a graphic designer working with clients creating and developing identity packages.  Along with her skills, talents and practice in the fields of graphic design and fine arts, Diane taught art classes at two local art colleges for over seventeen years.

Presently, she is working out of her studio and gallery at The Art & Design Spot, where she is painting and creating children's illustrations for clients in the publishing industry.  Her cartoons and illustrations regularly appear in the Harrison Press in Harrison, Ohio.  Diane is a member of several Cincinnati Art Clubs and a member of the Miamitown Historical Society.  Diane also offers classes and workshops.