Born in Harlingen, Texas & raised in Houston and San Antonio, Johnnie’s interest in art came at an early age, sparked by everything from PBS art programs like Commander Mark & Bob Ross to the illustrations on side panels of arcade games. Johnnie’s love for movies started with an obsession for the Ninja Turtles and Disney films. Two decades later his artwork demonstrates a refined ability to capture the depth of human experience from iconic movie scenes.
Rosales’ art has been featured in over 400 conventions, art shows, and art markets. His artwork has sold Worldwide and has been Featured in The Houston Press, Walker Stalker Con program, Fox News and was featured as the exclusive print for Stan Lee VIP Packages at Houston Comicpalooza. His art has been collected by celebrities such as the entire cast of Sons of Anarchy, Fox’s Gotham and AMC’s The Walking Dead. Movie stars Edward James Olmos Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Danny Trejo, Jacob Vargas, The cast of Monster Squad, Tom Berringer & Michael Biehn. Johnnie has also gifted hundreds of art pieces to various charities and young inspiring artists.
You can find Johnnie working every day in his studio at Hardy and Nance Studio in Houston, TX