Johnson, Cathy

Missouri County: Clay
Genre: Nonfiction, Essays, Travel, Visual/Performing Arts, Missouri, natural history/history
Audience: Young Adult/Adult
Published Works:
The Local Wilderness, Prentice Hall Press, 1987
Painting Nature's Details in Watercolor, North Light Books, 1986, paperback 1991
Watercolor Tricks and Techniques, North Light Books, 1987, paperback 1992 (translations in French, Dutch, and Italian)
The Nocturnal Naturalist, Globe Pequot Press, 1989
The Wild Foods Cookbook, Stephen Greene Press, 1989
Drawing and Painting from Nature, Design Press--Tab Books, 1989
On Becoming Lost: A Naturalist's Search for Meaning, Gibbs M. Smith, 1990
Missouri: Off the Beaten Path, Globe Pequot Press, 1990, 1993
Kansas: Off the Beaten Path, Globe Pequot Press, 1992, 1994
Sierra Club Guide to Sketching in Nature, San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1991
A Naturalist's Cabin, NY: Penguin USA
Creating Textures in Watercolor,Cincinnati: North Light Books, 1991
The Naturalist's Path, Walker Publications, 1992
One Square Mile: An Artist's Journal of the American Heartland, Walker Publications, 1993
Nature Walks, Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1994
Living History: Drawing on the Past, Excelsior Springs, MO: Graphics/Fine Arts Press, 1994
First Steps in Watercolor, North Light Books, 1995
First Steps in Drawing, North Light Books, 1995
The Walker's Companion fpr the Nature Company (contributing Author), Time/Life Books, 1995
Who Was I; Creating a Living History Persona, Graphics/Fine Arts, 1995
Walk Softly; Mocassins in the Primary Documents, Graphics/Fine Arts, 1996
Sierra Club Guide to Painting in Nature, Sierra Club Books, 1999
Pyrates in Petticoats, Graphics/Fine Arts, 2001
Watercolor Pencil Magic, North Light Books, 2002

Creating Nature in Watercolor; an Artist's Guide, North Light Books, Cincinnati; 2007
Watercolor Tricks & Techniques, new edition, North Light Books, 2010
Artist's Journal Workshop, North Light Books, 2011
(Several of the art books have been published in other countries, including Japan, Holland, Germany, France, Australia and England)

Included in these nature books:

Mother Earth; Through the Eyes of Women Photographers and Writers, edited by Judice Boice, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1992
Women in Wilderness, anthology selected and edited by Susan and Ann Zwinger; included as one of the contributors; Harcourt Brace & Co., NY; 1995
The Earth at Our Doorstep, Contemporary Writers Celebrate the Landscapes of Home, edited by Annie Stine; Sierra Club Books, San Francisco; 1996
John Elder’s massive reference book, American Nature Writers, from Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY, 1996
No Boundaries; Spirit of Adventure; Introduction by Page Stegner; Tehabi Books for Ford Motor Co.; editorial director Nancy Cash; San Diego, 2001

Included in these art books:

The New Spirit of Watercolor ,Mike Ward, North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1989
Basic Watercolor Techniques, edited by Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf; included among author/illustrators; North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1991
Basic Drawing Techniques, edited by Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf; included among author/illustrators; North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1991
Basic People Painting; edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf; included among author/illustrators; North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1996
Basic Flower Painting; edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf; included among author/illustrators; painted the cover; North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1996
Basic Techniques for Painting Textures in Watercolor, edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf; included among author/illustrators; North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1998
Basic Nature Painting Techniques in Watercolor, edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf; included among author/illustrators; North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1998
Keys to Painting Trees & Foliage, edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf; included among author/illustrators; North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 2001.
 

Have any works been translated into other languages? Yes

Speaking Engagements: Author accepts

Fee for speaking: Yes
Limitations on travel: 300 miles
Contact Information:
PO Box 321
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-0321