Featured Artist: Johanna Parker

Johanna Parker is a folk artist and illustrator who specializes in whimsical Halloween, holiday, and seasonal sculptures with vintage appeal. She is also a designer of fabrics, gift wrap, wallpaper, and other home décor items.

Johanna (or JP as we call her) was born on Halloween, and her love of the holiday is evident in her work. Her sculptures often feature cheerful ghosts, goblins, and other spooky characters. However, her work is not limited to Halloween. She also creates holiday-themed sculptures, as well as pieces that celebrate spring, summer, and winter.

Parker's illustrations are equally whimsical and charming. Her work is often characterized by its use of bright colors, playful patterns, and vintage-inspired motifs. Her illustrations have been featured on a wide variety of products, including fabrics, gift wrap, wallpaper, and greeting cards.

Johanna Parker is a self-taught artist. She began her career by creating one-of-a-kind papier-mâché sculptures. However, her work quickly gained popularity, and she began to license her designs to other manufacturers like Bethany Lowe, Magenta, and Lipstick & Chrome. Today, her work is available in a wide variety of formats, including sculptures, prints, fabrics, and home décor items.

She is a passionate artist who is dedicated to creating work that brings joy to others. Her work is a celebration of the simple things in life, and it is sure to bring a smile to your face.

Here are some additional facts about Johanna Parker:

  • She was born in 1967 in California.
  • She studied art at the Art Institute of California, Los Angeles.
  • She is married to JP d'Andrimont, who is a craftsman and helps her with her artwork.
  • They have two cats, Jack and Bella.
  • Johanna Parker's design work has been featured in magazines such as Country Living, Southern Living, and House Beautiful.
  • She has also been featured on the Today show and Good Morning America.

Johanna Parker is a talented artist who is creating beautiful and whimsical work that is sure to bring joy to others for years to come.