Sandra Kay Johnson  – biography

Sandra Kay Johnson has lived on the central coast for more than forty years; studying, teaching and raising a family. Public works include an award winning mural in Lompoc titled “Rosescape”, her bronze sculpture, “Web of Life” created for the San Luis Obispo Creek Walk Project, the stained glass “Minoan Tribute” for the San Luis Obispo Public Utilities building, the installation of “Flights of Fancy”, a flock of whimsical birds in steel and silk for the San Luis Obispo Airport, the six foot bronze “Matilija Poppy” for the City of Ojai and the recent bronze sphere “Symbols of Hope, Joy,  and Fulfillment” for Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara.

At their country home in Arroyo Grande, Sandy and her husband have raised four sons. She completed her BS in Applied Art and Design in June of 1994, graduating from Cal Poly with Full Honors, and receiving The Renaissance Recognition Award; followed by a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Vermont College of Norwich University. Her art skills range from two dimensional to three dimensional work in a broad range of media. She teaches from the elementary to university level classes, conducts monthly silk-painting workshops at her country studio, and has been a part-time lecturer at Cal Poly and Allan Hancock College since 1996.