oil painting of single buffalo in a field during the day
Johanne Mangi, “Clara Bow,” oil on linen, 14 x 18 in., 2022, Private Collection

Johanne Mangi: Creating fresh and lively portraits is the goal that inspires both Johanne’s passionate work and her teaching. Fortunate to have studied painting from life with some of America’s best modern masters such as Richard Schmid, Nancy Guzik, Sherrie McGraw and David Leffel, her continuing desire to learn helps her in turn bring fresh ideas to every class she teaches. Taking to heart Richard’s counsel to “paint what you love, love what you paint”, Johanne’s lifelong love of animals eventually led to her promoting.

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oil painting of head shot of a giraffe taking up most of the painting
Johanne Mangi, “Curious Cow,” oil on linen board, 12 x 16 in., 2022. Available through Artist
oil painting of tiger portrait looking at the viewer; laying down
Johanne Mangi, “Tiger Love,” oil on linen board, 18 x 14 in., 2022. Available through Artist