Johanna Stickland is a Canadian born, self-taught painter currently living and working in Portugal. Her work has been featured in Juxtapoz, EXIT Magazine, Vision Magazine China, The Wild Magazine, Ignant, Quite Lovely Project, Metal Magazine and REVS Magazine amongst others.
Most recently, Stickland has worked on a series of paintings commissioned by Laid Magazine, as well as illustrating the cover art for the band Exalt. Her work was part of a group show entitled 'I didn't ask for this' at Rhabbitat Gallery in Los Angeles.
Painting in watercolor, oil and gouache, Stickland works quickly to create an emotional atmosphere in her tender abstract representations of fluid, ghostly figures and faces.
Focusing mainly on personal commissions from individuals around the world, Stickland's paintings are held in private collections in Canada, the United States, Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands and Germany.