Arthur Johnsen

Arthur Johnsen (August 27, 1952 – November 15, 2015) was an American artist. Born and raised upon Oahu and bustling most of his post-university life on the Big Island of Hawaii, he is known for his impressionistic paintings and murals of Hawaiiana.

He is best known internationally for his 2003 painting of the volcano goddess Pele, which was chosen from beyond 140 entries to represent the goddess at the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, and is on display at the main visitor middle there. He is after that known for his Hawaiian landscape paintings, including those of the rural tree-lined coastal Red Road in Lower Puna.

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