Chinese Brush Painting/Calligraphy, Pacific Asian Museum, Pasadena, CA


ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA


Otis College of Art & Design, LA, CA


Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, LAAFA, Van Nyes, CA


Dick Grove School of Music, Graduate, Studio City, CA Oakland University, Auburn Hills, MI


Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
John Robert Powers Modeling & Finishing School, Graduate, Detroit, MI
Taylor University, Freshman, Upland, IN


SEE BELOW: 3 decades of Hands-on Conceptual and Intuitive Problem Solving experience that has contributed greatly to my art making.

1979-2010: JOHNSON EDWARDS PRODUCTIONS, Co-Partnership, LA, CA; a Full Service Event Production Company, specializing in producing Music and Entertainment, including: Environmental Design, Multi-Media Shows, Lighting, Music/Dance Shows, Video and full decor for a very discriminating clientele. Awards show include, 15 years of the GRAMMY -Governors Ball, The OSCARS-Governors Ball, SOUL TRAIN Televised Production and AFTERparty, GOLDEN GLOBES events, TONY AWARD events. A few clients include: LA Opera (20 years), Warner Bros Music, Sony, Fox, William Morris, CAA, Saban Entertainment, Nintendo, Eli Broad, David Hockney, Dino de Laurentis, Steven Spielberg, George Lucus; celebrity and corporate clients on request. Produced shows with name performers such as: Kristin Chenoweth, Kenny G, Diana Krull, Dolly Parton, Bette Midler, Robb Thomas, Babyface, Paul Anka, Burt Bacharach, Gary Morris.

1979-1982: J. JOHNSON & ASSOCIATES, Sole proprietor, Beverly Hills, CA: Contract Design/Space Planning, Southern CA; final project: The Kennedy Company, 340,000sqft of designed space.

1995-2017: Award winning poetry, published in the USA, UK and Australia in Small Press Publications, Chapbooks, Anthologies and on Recorded Albums. Publishers on request.