Junko Ono Rothwell received her art degree from Okayama University in Japan. She has had numerous one person and group shows. Also, she has shown in selected National Exhibitions including the American Artists Professional League National Exhibition and the Pastel Society of America in New York and the Pastel Society of Japan in Tokyo.
She has received many awards including American Artists Professional League Dianne B. Bernhard Award in Pastel.
Her works have been purchased by the State of Georgia and many corporations including the George Washington University Hospital in DC, Southern Company, Continental Telephone, Kaiser Permanente, the Northwest Memorial Hospital in Chicago and M. C. Anderson Cancer Center at U. Texas.
She is a Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America, a member of excellence of the Atlanta Artists Club and the Southeastern Pastel Society, a Fellow of the American Artist Professional League, New York, and a member of the Pastel Society of Japan. She is also a member of Plein Air painters of Georgia and Plein Air painters of Southeast.
Her work has appeared in five books including Best of Pastel (Rockport Publishers, 1996), Best of Flower Painting 2 (North Light Books, 1999) and Pure Color (North Light Books, 2006). She was one of four artists who were featured in the article “Unforgettable Landscapes: Different Approaches to Light and Texture” in The Pastel Journal May/June 2000.
Her article, “A Lesson from the East” appeared in The Artist’s Magazine, June 2004, and “Junko Ono Rothwell,” by Caroline Purtell appeared in The Pastel Journal, August 2004, Jennifer King, “Art from Many Influences,” 2008
She is represented by Anderson Fine Art, GA, Frameworks Gallery, GA, The Gallery at Limetree, GA, Portfolio Gallery, SC and The Little Art Gallery NC.
Junko Ono Rothwell
3625 Woodstream Cir.
Atlanta, GA. 30319
Tel: (770) 458-8107
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