Arthur Johnsen

Arthur Johnsen (August 27, 1952 – November 15, 2015) was an American artist. Born and raised on Oahu and vibrant most of his post-university life upon the gigantic 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 fixed from higher than 140 entries to represent the goddess at the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, and is upon display at the main visitor middle there. He is plus known for his Hawaiian landscape paintings, including those of the rural tree-lined coastal Red Road in Lower Puna.

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