ISSUE 2  |  Artists' Studios

Shopper’s Diary: Virginia Johnson in Toronto

January 13, 2011 9:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Toronto-based textile Virginia Johnson is a Parsons graduate who paints all of her prints with watercolors and has them silkscreened onto fabric in India and Toronto. Johnson recently introduced a line of 100 cotton bedding, blockprinted with her whimsical motifs, as well as a line of baby quilts and bedding.

Above: Johnson is perhaps best known for her whimsically printed merino wool Shawls, currently on sale.

Above: Johnson's new line of  block-printed bedding includes lightweight baby quilts.

Above: Johnson offers her Fine-Art Prints unframed for $195.

Above: Johnson's new line of  block-printed bedding is available from Task in Brooklyn.

Above: A palette-inspiring watercolor by Johnson.