Experience Mel Johnson
The reporter's notebook
Last updated 6/28/2023 at 1:46pm
Mel Johnson is an oil painter I first met while living in Bothell.
I used a framer in Lake Forest Park to frame pictures I liked. Knowing I was a reporter, he said that I ought to do a story about Johnson.
He had a couple of Johnson’s paintings hanging in his gallery.
They looked interesting so I called Mel and set up a time I could go over to his place and talk with him.
That’s when I c...