Join us for the opening reception of Bob's watercolor exhibit from 12-2! 56 Main St, Ashburnham, MA. 978-827-6211
About the artist:
Robert Foster Johnson was the Director of Visual Arts at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, MA until he retired from that position is 2020 to follow a new direction in his own work. A watercolorist and metalsmith, Robert has also been an art educator and mentor to young students for nearly 50 years. He has taught at the Fitchburg Art Museum, the Groton Center for the Arts, and the New Hampshire Conservatory of Art and Music. He was a consultant and designer for Mashco Imports of New Dehli, India, and has taught private classes through the years. Robert has restored stained glass windows for many churches and designed and created chalices for them as well. Mr. Johnson’s original paintings hang in collections throughout the world. He was the illustrator and photographer for “Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing” by Shirley and Larry Student. Mr. Johnson has conducted numerous seminars for schools, art centers, and organizations, including the 30th annual Yankee Dental Congress in 2005, when he presented lectures in both watercolor and silversmithing. He has conducted art enrichment trips to New Mexico with Cushing Academy students for many years and will continue to teach art workshops in his hometown of Ashburnham, MA.
56 Main St, Ashburnham, MA 01430