Studio SalvageSize: 4' x 10' x 3' Location: Pedestal # Price: After the death of his father, Franz Johansen, Nathan founda number of items reflective of Franz’s life and love of art.Collecting these pieces of interest,Nathan created an artistic assemblage from these personal items, many of which relate to his father’s distinguished art career. The resulting piece is an homage of sorts to Franz as artist, father and nature enthusiast.
Boxelder Seed II - 2019$8,200
Germination - A Good SeedIn the life-cycle of plants, seeds play a vital role as the new plant begins. "Germination-A Good Seed" is set in a "slice" of textured earth. First comes a root from the swollen seed, pushing downward to establish a foundation for the plant Soon the roots are followed by an upward-thrusting seedling, continuing the amazing cycle
Meet the Artist
Nathan Johansen looks to nature for the forms he uses in his work. Plants with their seeds, in all their various stages of development, are rich in symbols and patterns that repeat in all life. His deep sensitivity to the natural world is embodied in his depictions of the cycles of plants and seeds and their relationship to mankind.
A lifelong resident of Utah, Nathan graduated with a BA in Fine Art from BYU. Nate has worked in the Art Casting field for over 30 years, coordinating Fine Art Casting at Metal Arts Foundry in Lehi, Utah.