Keith Johnston was born in New York City. In 1980 he graduated from New York's School of Visual Arts, with a BFA. He worked in advertising, focusing in the field of production design, which included art direction, interior design, and was primarily for commercial photo shoots.
In 1996, Mr. Johnston left Manhattan, to pursue a career in Fine Art and he choose to live Santa Fe NM, where he currently resides.
Over the years, a wide range of collectors from Paris, London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Beijing have found appreciation for his work.
US collections from New York, Malibu CA, San Francisco, Carmel, Las Vegas, Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta, and Santa Fe.
His work was selected for the penthouse suite at the Venetian in Macao China.