Ynez Johnston is a well-listed California painter, etcher,
and sculptor known for her "jigsaw" complex imagery reminiscent of primitive
Born in 1920 in Berkeley, California, she studied at the
University of California with Erle Loran, Margaret Peterson, and Worth
Ryder. The display of her paintings at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
City New York in 1951 launched her career, after which she was exhibited at
the Metropolitan, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The Guggenheim and
the Whitney Museum.
Her paintings have sold at auction for over
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