Dana Johnson


Dana’s Art Studio & Gallery
322 Hwy 62 W
Yellville, AR 72687

Directions: From traffic light at the west end of AR62/412 in Mtn Home (by pass take 62 West to Yellville) Continue into Yellville passing County Court House, through city of Yellville to top of hill turning due west on Hwy 62W your destination is on immediate right.

Dana Johnson, a native Texan, finds her source of inspiration in the Ozark Mountains, as well as in the experiences she has while meeting interesting people that live in the area. Johnson works with multiple mediums, allowing subject matter to dictate whether it will be oil, pastels, acrylic or watercolor.

Johnson offers private art classes for all ages and levels of ability in her studio. She also teaches additional adult classes through North Arkansas Community College, continuing education in Harrison, Arkansas, and offers workshops throughout Arkansas, Texas and Missouri.

Johnson describes herself as self- taught, but mentored by artist and teacher, Jo Rowell. Currently, Johnson is the President of the Palette Art League, the Area Art Club and White River Artists. She is also a member of the Mid-Southern Watercolors, Arkansas Pastel Society, The Art Odyssey studio tour, and serves on the board of the Ozark Regional Arts Council.

Johnson’s artwork is featured in numerous galleries and private collections in the United States and European countries. It is also included in “Art with a Heart Animal Publications,” “Art and Artisans of the Ozarks, Vol 1 and 2," and contributor to the Sunny Dale Knoll children’s book series. Dana has received the cherished Grumbacher Gold Medallion numerous times for her pastel artwork, and Best of Show and other top awards in competitions.

Her artwork is available for purchase online at www.paletteartleague.org and www.danajohnsonfineart.com or at Dana’s Studio of Art and Gallery.