Johanna Pieterman Art Collections
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Artwork by Johanna Pieterman
Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
White Winged Dove by Johanna Pieterman
Beauty and the Beast by Johanna Pieterman
Gypsy by Johanna Pieterman
On A Journey... by Johanna Pieterman
Planets of the Universe by Johanna Pieterman
Nomad by Johanna Pieterman
Mistress of my Faith by Johanna Pieterman
Some Lace and Paper Flowers by Johanna Pieterman
Stevie with Rose by Johanna Pieterman
Nightbird by Johanna Pieterman
And the Wind Became Crazy by Johanna Pieterman
Beautiful Child by Johanna Pieterman
To The Sea by Johanna Pieterman
Muse by Johanna Pieterman
Black Moons by Johanna Pieterman
Buckingham Nicks by Johanna Pieterman
The Nightbird by Johanna Pieterman
Morgaine by Johanna Pieterman
Welsh Witch by Johanna Pieterman
Nebula by Johanna Pieterman
Desert Angels by Johanna Pieterman
Morgan le Fay by Johanna Pieterman
Elthia by Johanna Pieterman
Lily the Birman by Johanna Pieterman
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About Johanna Pieterman
Johanna Pieterman was born in Goes, the Netherlands in 1966 into a shipping family. The nomadic existence inspired her from early childhood and for as long as she can remember she was always happiest with a box of pencils and some paper.
Her first commissioned portraits were completed at the age of 16, and she has never looked back. Johanna studied Graphic Design, and after spending many years developing her own style in coloured pencils, her first major solo exhibition took place in 1991 in Antwerp, Belgium. The following years saw her create many more pieces, refine her style and build an identity in the art world, with exhibitions in Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. Her work can be found in many private collection around the world.
Her work includes fantasy portraits and illustrations for book and CD covers, for a wide range of international customers, including the rock guitarist Ritchie Blackmore. Other popular work inspired by Stevie Nicks has seen Johanna’s art mentioned in US publications such as Jane’s Magazine and Entertainment Weekly.
\"I always like to think I am a composer and a poet... with pencils. The story unfolds in an image, in the process of creation. I don\'t know in advance what tale will be told through my hands, it is always a mystery. And what truly is the greatest happiness for me is to be able to sit at my drawing table and let the images come.\"
Johanna lives on Orkney, Scotland, together with her husband Chris and their feline friends. The beautiful islands that she calls home are a big inspiration with Pictish and Viking influences all around. Living in a wild environment like this makes each season be truly felt, with sea and wind a constant. The natural flowing motion of the sea and its marine life, including the dolphins Johanna has incorporated in her art for many year, is something that finds its way into her artwork in the form of a search for harmony in each piece as well as a natural flowing motion akin to the graceful motions of swimming dolphins, seals, orcas and any other marine life. The first Greek word for dolphin was Delphys, meaning \'womb\', is what best illustrates this idea.
Inspired not only by where she lives, Johanna draws on Celtic, Art Nouveau and Pre-Rafaelite sources to influence her work as well. A portrait by Johanna transcends mere reproduction of the chosen subject, but includes a plethora of different ideas around the centre person or animal in the piece.