Kelsey Johnson is an artist and professional agriculturalist based in Bozeman, Montana. Working primarily in with the mediums of graphite pencil and oil paint, Kelsey focuses on representational depictions of wildlife and western figures in scenic settings across the American West. Outside the studio, Kelsey enjoys an array of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and wildlife photography.
My artistic creations mirror developing life experiences as a resident, student, and admirer of the American West. I believe the term “Western Art” is the surface below which churns a great ocean of tragedy, complicated perspectives, and ultimate individuality. I personally hope to continually look to the people and creatures through which this land was forged, and to do my best to honor their struggles and achievements through my art.