ARCHIVAL INFORMATION ONLY - THIS TOOK PLACE IN JUNE 2016
Shot in Astoria - Art Presentation
Jack Johnson worked in the film industry as a Production Illustrator, Conceptual Artist and Art Director for many feature films. As an illustrator he did sketches and paintings of sets before they were built.
Jack will present his art and stories of his career in an hour-long presentation on both Saturday and Sunday. Jack will also be selling his art at these events. There is no fee to attend and both presentations are fully open to the public.
1100 NW Ridge Road, Hammond, OR
129 West Bond Street, Astoria, OR
Park on the street or at the Chamber.
Jack's presentations will include many films and vary each day.
Saturday: The Goonies, Short Circuit, Kindergarten Cop - all filmed in Astoria and surrounding areas. Lost Boys, The Shadow, Toys, Toddlers (not produced), Pleasantville, Geisha (not produced), Jurassic Park III and A Perfect Storm.
Sunday: The Goonies, Short Circuit, Kindergarten Cop - all filmed in Astoria and surrounding areas. The Color Purple, Joe vs the Volcano, Edward Scissorhands, Congo, Into the Woods (not produced), Mr. Limpet (not produced) and Big Fish.
Jack Johnson Biography
Jack Johnson grew up near Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended the school of architecture at the University of Michigan and spent two years in Air Intelligence aboard the U.S.S. Hornet in the South Pacific. He spent twelve years as an Advertising Art Director. He changed careers to work in the film industry as a Production Illustrator, Conceptual Artist and Art Director for feature films, including those made in Astoria: The Goonies, Kindergarten Cop and Short Circuit as well as other beloved films such as Jurassic Park, Edward Scissorhands, and The Perfect Storm to name a few. As an illustrator he did sketches and paintings of sets before they were built. Jack’s paintings have been in traveling exhibitions throughout California and the nation. He has won major awards in numerous regional and national shows. Jack will have some of his film illustration work available for sale at his presentations and at the Saturday evening event. For a preview of his work see: goonies1632.com or artjack.org