Johanna C. Nelson


Texan born, Johanna developed her tremendous love for the desert while living in the Big Bend region of West Texas. She took a job as a river guide when she was 18 and immediately become enamored with the wide open vistas and dramatic landscapes. She lived in the borderlands of West Texas for over 10 years where she studied Industrial Design and co-founded an art gallery. Her work continues to be influenced by the majestic desert environment.

Currently she lives in Santa Fe, NM where she continues to paint, work in economic development and delve into other creative projects.

She has been painting and selling her artwork for over 10 years to private collectors all over the world, has participated as an artist in many curated shows and has curated art shows, as well.