Since 1989 Ernest Johnson Antiques has been offering discriminating clients a select inventory of 18th – 20th century English, European and Asian Fine & Decorative Art and has established the reputation of maintaining what is arguably the finest selection of antique period furniture, fine & decorative art & accessories in the National Capital region.
Ernest Johnson has been a member of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association (CADA) since 1996 and has served on the CADA vetting committee, as well as CADA Spokesperson & Events Co-ordinator, and most recently as the organizer of
The National Capital Antiques, Art & Design Fair.
The CADA is a Canadian Government chartered organization established in 1967 that currently represents more than 40 dealers nationwide.
Ernest Johnson Antiques is also a member of CINOA (The International Confederation of Art & Antique Dealers Association).
For several years Ernest Johnson authored a monthly antiques column for Ottawa Life Magazine, as well as written feature articles for ‘The Upper Canadian’ – now known as ‘Canadian Antiques & Vintage Magazine’, Canada’s foremost antiques magazine.
Read an interesting article called 'Modern Antiquity' by Cara Gibbs in which Ernest Johnson is consulted for his expertise in all things 'antique'.
Members of the BBC British Antiques Roadshow onsite at Ernest Johnson Antiques, October 2001 (shown left to right), Alastair Dickenson (Silver), John Bly (Furniture), myself, Simon Bull (clocks)