Born March 11, 1954 in Englewood Florida, Keith a fourth generation Floridian, has painted the state professionally for 27 years with nearly 300 painting titles and has published over 100 images into limited edition fine art prints. Numerous private and corporate collectors enjoy this artist’s work by displaying them in such places as the University of Tampa, St. Luke’s Eyes Institute, St. Petersburg College, Judges Chambers, a variety of homes, hospitals and corporate offices. After graduating from Trinity College of Florida with a BA degree in Biblical studies, Mr. Johns was on staff at a local church as the Director of Missions which brought a new awakening of international cultural studies to his soul. His travels took him to remote villages in Africa, India, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Italy, and South America. This has helped him further appreciate his own culture.
As a celebrated artist, his works have been featured in such magazines as; Tampa Bay Magazine (cover), Oct/Nov 2006 and Jan/Feb 2008, Florida Wildlife May/June 2005, Art & Antiques Around Florida (cover), Winter/Spring 2006, Hillsborough County Bar Association (cover) 2002/2003. After spirited outdoor adventures, local newspapers featured stories about this Florida artist and his wife, Linda. Awarded for his artistic abilities, Keith accumulated multiple levels of achievements and ribbons during 20 years of traveling the state of Florida in outdoor art show venues. He also judged art competitions at art shows and public schools.