Steve Johnston

Steve Johnston

Steve Johnston was born in Glasgow in 1956

The original photographer and inventor of the ‘Straight Up’ style of photograph at i-D magazine.

Steve Johnston’s work has been published in many books and magazines and is represented in the permanent collection of the Arts Council of England.

He has exhibited widely including Tate Britain, The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, Hayward Gallery London, Victoria & Albert Museum, Scope Art Miami Beach and various i-D touring exhibitions worldwide.

Returning to his first love of painting in 1991 Steve has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad.

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Selected Exhibitions:

  • Tate Britain
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Hayward Gallery, London
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Scope Art, Miami Beach
  • i-D Touring Exhibitions Worldwide



  • Paintings


  • Paintings on Canvas
  • Oil
  • Acrylic
  • Mixed Media

Subject Matter:

  • Abstract
  • Cityscape/Urban
  • Portrait/Figurative

We were so keen to launch our Artist Directory we have decided to launch the first phase in advance of the costing and portfolio generation section.

In this first phase we have included a diverse selection of artists we collaborate with.

Over the coming months this selection will continue to grow eventually to include all of our artists.

In the near future our artwork selection, frame visualisation and costing database will come on-line.

This will allow the selection of artworks and frames, see a visualisation of the framed artwork and include this in a portfolio for purchase.

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