“My inspiration for this [piece] comes from a drawing that I did in a Drawing 2 class with Gregory Rose…”
Incarcerated. Amish. Homeless. All of these words have been associated with
Edward “Chickenbone” Johnson’s life but he chooses to be defined by only one word: Artist.
“My ideal setting to paint is in a large space, alone and somewhere silent. While I paint, I like to talk to my painting saying such things as, ‘Oh how I need you’ , ‘Oh I wanna kiss you so much’, as if I’m making love.”