ABOUT HERO

Hero Johnson is a London-based artist, originally from Cornwall.
After a degree in International Studies (Politics, History and Economics) she completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art at the Cyprus College of Art and the Portraiture Diploma at the Heatherley School of Fine Art.
Her past exhibitions include The BP Portrait Award, The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, The Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition, The New English Art Club, The Discerning Eye, Hogarth’s House ‘Small Self’, The Pastel Society and The Royal Institute of Oil Painters.

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NOTABLE SITTERS

– Michael Bond CBE
– Dame Harriet Walter
– Sir Alan Parker CBE
– Dame Lynne Brindley
– Lord Puttnam
– Barbara Hosking CBE

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2023 – Royal Society of portrait painters Annual exhibition

AWARDS

– The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Changing Faces Commission Prize
– The New English Art Club Drawing Scholarship
– The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant Award
– The Pastel Society Unison Non-Member Prize
– The Pastel Society Artists and Illustrators Award
– The Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers Bursary
– The Cypriot Ministry of Culture Bursary

Commission a portrait by Hero Johnson RP