Kathryn Jill Johnson

 

2710 Evergreen St.
Huntsville, AL 35801

(256) 535- 2224
kathrynjilljohnson@gmail.com



 

EDUCATION

 

University of Georgia MFA 2003
University of South Florida BA Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude 1999

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016 -Number: Presents Art of the South 2016, Fogelman Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN. (Juror: Chad Alligood)
Intimate Spaces, Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL (Juror: Mira Gerard)
Touched with Fire, Kaiviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, KY (Juror: Kayla Bischoff)
Inspired Lines, Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL (Juror: Alison Ferris)
Up Next, Next Gallery, Denver, CO (Jurors: Thadeaous Mighell & Amber Cobb)
Contemporary South, Visual Art Exchange Gallery, Raleigh, NC (Juror: Kristin Fleischmann Brewer)
Chautauqua National "What If?", Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY (Juror:John Begley)
Art of the State, Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia AL. (Jurors: Janet Gorzegno & Jennifer Torres)


2015 - Celebrating 15 Years, Dragonfly Gallery, Fayettville, TN (Invitational)
Center for Contemporary Art 15th Annual Juried Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminister, NJ (Juror: Margret O’Riley)
Mixing Your Media, Core Art Space, Denver. CO (Juror: Rebecca Sargent)
Old Enough to Know Better, Crane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Jurors: Diane Burko & Eileen Neff)
Telling Tales TEJAS Gallery, Dayton, OH (Juror: Rebecca Sargent)
Intersections: 2nd National Juried Exhibition, Redline Gallery, Denver, CO (Juror: Rudi Ceri)
Precarious, the Dangerous Practice of Uncertainty, Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL (Invitational: Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art)
Who Might I Be? Nave Annex, Somerville, MA (Juror: Mara Brod)
Celebrating Our Own: Huntsville Women Artists, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL (Curator: David Reyes)
Impermanence, Gallery One, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS (solo)

2014 - Collective Explorations, Bloch Gallery, University of Montevallo, Montevallo AL (Curators: Misty and Joe Bennett)
Works on Paper, Fayetteville Lincoln County Library, Fayetteville, TN (solo)
Art of the State, Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia AL. (Jurors: Jere Allen & Ron Dale)

2013 - Recent Work, Lowe Mill Arts Center, Huntsville, Alabama (solo)
Fifth Annual PINNACLE National Juried Art Competition,Tanner Gallery, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida (Juror: Robin Holder)
Faculty Exhibition, Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

2012 - Strange Glue, Collage at 100, Thompson Gallery, Cambridge School of Westin, Westin, Connecticut (Curator: Todd Bartell)
Oh Well, Class of 1929 Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison Wisconsin (solo)
Love, Arthur M. Berger Art Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase New York (Jurors: Christine Dehre and Charles McGill) (Feb 2012)
Art of the State, Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia, Alabama (Juror: Nandini Makrandi,)
Armstrong National 2-D Competition Exhibition, AASU Gallery, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah Georgia (Juror: Shana Barefoot)

2011 - Alabama's Finest, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden Alabama (invitational)
These Things Happen, Wilson Hall Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville (solo)

2010 - Faculty Exhibition , Wilson Hall Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Panoply Festival of the Arts, Art Educators Exhibition, Huntsville, Alabama (invitational)
Drawing Discourse, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville (Juror: Deborah Rockman)

2009 - BAD GUYS, Connector Gallery, Flying Monkey Arts Center, Huntsville, Alabama (solo)
Material as Signifier from Outer Space Collaborative works by Kathryn Jill Johnson and Jessica Marie Lund, Salmon Library Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama (2 Person)
Recent Work, 114 Main, Gallery RFD Alternate Venue, Swainsboro, Georgia (solo)
Panoply Festival of the Arts, Art Educators Exhibition, Huntsville, Alabama (invitational)

2008 - 3rd Annual National Juried Competition, Katharine Butler Gallery Sarasota, FL
1st Annual University of Mobile Juried Art Exhibition, University of Mobile, Mobile Alabama (Juror: Charles M. Clark)
Wall to Wall: Monumental Drawings, Lexington Art Leaugue, Lexington, Kentucky (Curator: Mike Deetsch)
Faculty Exhibition, UC Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

2007 - Medicalized Fairy Tales, UNA Gallery, University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama (solo-October 2007)
The 31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois (Juror: Judith K. Broskey)
Summer Residency Program Exhibition, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, New York (Invitational)
Summer, AAMU Gallery, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL (Solo)
Valdosta National, Valdosta State Gallery, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia (Juror: Tricia Collins)
American portfolio IV, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon (Curator: Jacqueline Ehlis)
Dislocations Cade Center for the fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland (Juror: Andrea Pollan)

2006 - 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, New Jersey (Juror: Robert Curcio)
100 under 100, Gallery 181, Lawrence Massachusetts (Juror: Marjorie Kaye)
Recent Work Montevallo Fine Arts Gallery, University of Montevallo, Montevallo Alabama (2-Person)
Open StudioExhibition Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Drawings from TV Artistic Images Gallery, Huntsville, Alabama (Solo)
Faculty Exhibition Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

2005 - pARTy Salon Exhibition, Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, Alabama (invitational)
Saltline Biennial, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama (Juror: Tommy McPherson)
Comedy of Humors, Firehouse Gallery, Louisville, Georgia (Solo)
Kings Bridge Biennial, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia (Curator: Erica Mohar)
Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama (Juror: Elaine Spatz Rabinowitz)
Rooms in the Margins, Delta Axis at Marshall Arts, Memphis, Tennessee (Invitational)
What Happened Here? Christian Brothers University Galley, Memphis, Tennessee (Solo)

2004 - pARTy Salon Exhibition, Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, Alabama
(Invitational) Live Art, Space 301, Mobile, Alabama (Juror: Wanda Sullivan)
Damage/Radiance, Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama (solo)
Recent Work, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Virginia (solo)
Dog Days Show, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC (Juror: Kathleen Ewing)
7th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (Juror: Claudia Demonte)
Exploring Gender Roles, Walsh Library Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey (Juror: Sue Scott)
Paper in Particular, Larsen Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia Missouri (Juror: David Leach)
The Body in Perspective, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, Virginia (Juror: Katherine Shaw Sweeny)

2003 - 1st Annual Non-Cowboy Art Show, Eleven East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix Arizona (Juror: David Cook)
Open National Exhibition, Long Beach Arts Association, Long Beach California (Juror: Roland Reiss)
Disclosing October, Exit Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman Montana (Juror: Ellen Ornitz)
Faculty Exhibition, Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
28th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, Georgia (Juror: Rachael Blackburn)
Master of Fine Arts Candidate Exhibition,Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia
46th Annual Awarded Exhibition 2003, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California (Juror: Hugh Davies)
Lesbian Emergences, Athens Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia (Curator: Sarah Harbin)
Mixed Media 2003, Slidell Cultural Center, Slidell, Louisiana (Juror: Emery Clark)

2002 - Male Purviews, Athens institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia (Curator: Paul Galloway)
The Game Show, St. Andrews School Gallery, Sewanee, Tennessee (Curator: Christi Teasley)
little objects little others, Studio 2 Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia (solo)
Summer Salon, Hyde Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida
Dimensions, Monroe Center for the Arts, Monroe, Georgia (Curator: Larry Millard)
Digiraphical, Main Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia (Curators: Kathryn Refi, Samantha Barnum)
Recent Work, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida (2 person)
Raw Womyn, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia (Curator: Lizzie Zucker-Saltz)
27th Juried Exhibition Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, Georgia (Juror: James Rondeau)

2001 - 2nd Annual Regional Graduate Honors Exhibit,Florida Community College, Jacksonville, Florida
HERart3, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida (Curators: Jenny Zeller, Shari Schemel)
Eclectic Electric, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, Georgia (Juror: Lizzie Zucker-Saltz)
Influx, Hyde Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida
The Orange Blossom Queen & Other Visions of Florida Madness, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, Florida (Kathie Olivas)
Graduate Student Summer Exhibition, Main Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia

2000 - 3 Faces, Hyde Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida (3 person)
Winter Salon, Hyde Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida
Women's Week Exhibition,Key West Museum of Art and History, Key West, Florida (Curator: Jill Zdanaw)
HERart2, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida (Curator: Danielle O'Rhan-Horlick)
Goddess, Burning Bread Gallery, Key West, Florida (Curator: Alfonse Manosalvas)
day job, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida (4 Person)
2nd Annual Valentine Peep Show, Hyde Park Fine Arts & Gallery on Florida, Tampa. Florida (Curators: Cat Thompson, Kathie Olivas)
Ars Eroticus, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida
Woodenhead at Home, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida
 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Drawing CenterViewing Program 2008-Present
Cooper Union School of the Arts Summer Residency Program 2007
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, Residency, 2006
Panoply Arts Festival, Huntsville, Alabama, Juror 2006
The Unfinished Project: 5 contemporary artists do abstraction, University Center Gallery & Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2005, Curator
University of Montevallo, Foundations Juried Exhibition, Juror 2005
Panoply Arts Festival, Huntsville Alabama, co-coordinator Emerging Artists Area 2005
Huntsville Museum of Art, VAAP 2005: Visual Arts Achievement Program student exhibition, Juror 2005
Huntsville Art League, Visiting Artist Lecture, Huntsville, Alabama, 2004

 

AWARDS & HONORS

 

UAH Foundation Teaching Award 2009 University of Alabama in Huntsville
Juror's Award 2009 Panoply Festival of the Arts , Art Educator's Exhibition
Honorable Mention 2007 Valdosta National, Valdosta State University
Partial Fellowship 2006 Vermont Studio Center
Research Grant 2005 University of Alabama in Huntsville
Alabama 2-D Artists Award, Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of Art
Instructional Mini-Grant 2003 University of Alabama in Huntsville
Research Grant 2003 University of Alabama in Huntsville
Merit Award 2002 27th Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center
Teaching Assistantship 2001, 2002 Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia
Graduate Assistantship 2000 Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia
Purchase Award 1999 Best of Tampa Exhibition
John Smith Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts 1999 USF College of Fine Arts
Robert Gelinus Honors Studio Scholarship 1999 USF Art Department
Contemporary Art Museum Award 1998 USF Juried Student Exhibition
Frank Spain Scholarships & Honors Program Scholarships 1998-1999 University of South Florida
Full Scholarship 1997 Key West Literary Seminar Workshop
Full Scholarship 1996 FKCC Writer's Workshop
Honorable Mention 1994 True Colors Beyond the Rainbow Exhibition
Portfolio Scholarship 1991 Memphis College of Art

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Creative Work 2003-2004, Young Faculty Research Proceedings, 2004, pp. 32-39
Review of Cross/ing. Time. Space. Movement, Paradise, May 11, 2000 p.17

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Qualls, Stephanie, catalogue "2014 Art of the State Exhibition" p. 2 (with photograph)
Qualls, Stephanie, catalogue "2012 Art of the State Exhibition" p. 12 (with photograph)
King, Michele, "Guest Artist Exhibits Photos", The Flor-Ala, August 30th, 2007, p.12 (with photograph)
Poling, Dean "Region's Art Rules in National Competition" Valdosta Dailey Times, January 22, 2007
Woods, Raven "Kathryn Jill Johnson: The pain of being human" The Huntsville Times, August 4th 2006 p. GO2 (with Photograph)
Maples, Joan "K. Jill Johnson, An artist and teacher" UAH Insight, August 2nd, 2005 p.5 (with photograph)
Koeppel, Fredrick "Glimpse in the Margins of Art" The Commercial Appeal, July 29th, 2005 p.28-29
Okamoto, Sandra "In Honor of Horace King" The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, July 15th, 2005 pp. 10-11 (with photographs)
Robert, Ben "Comedy of Humors" The Jefferson Reporter, July 14th , 2005 pp. 1B-2B(with photographs)
Nelson, James R. "from ridiculous too sublime, show shouldn't be missed" Birmingham News, July 10th 2005
Mohar, Erica catalogue King Bridge Biennial I, 2005 p. 3, and 7. 13-14 (with photographs)
"The Red Clay Survey: 2005 Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art" ARTViews: News for Huntsville Museum of Art Members, summer, 2005 p. 1-2, 8
Baldia, Peter, catalogue "The Red Clay Survey: 2005 Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art"(with photograph)
Miller, Howard " 'Red Clay' has 3-Year Plan" The Huntsville Times, June 19, 2005 p. G1 & G4
Knowles, Carole "Artists Embrace 'Room in the Margins' " The Memphis Flyer, July 8th, 2005 p.33
Harris, Natalie "What Happened Here?" Number: independent journal of the arts, Spring 2005, p 18-19 (with photographs)
Walton, Kacky Interview, WLRH, Radio, Memphis, Tennessee January 7, 2004
Sullivan, Wanda catalogue Live Art, 2004 p.11 (with photographs)
Flagpole, Exhibition announcement with photograph, February 5, 2003, pp.17-18
Brock, Renee "Grad Student Uses Wood as Canvas For Drawing" Red & Black, August 22, 2002, p.4 (with photograph)
Hammes, Mary Jessica "Big Vulnerabilities for Little Ones" Marquee, August 15-21, 2002, p.7 (with photographs)
Flagpole, Exhibition announcement with photograph, August 7, 2002 p.15
Howell, Mark "The Girrrls are Back", Solares Hill, Vol. 25 Number 11, p.17 (with photograph)
Lukasiewicz, Nancy catalogue 27th Juries Exhibition Lyndon House Arts Center, 2002 p.17 (with photograph)
Conway, Jennifer "Exhibit Highlights Darker, Erotic Side of Life" St. Petersburg Times, July 5, 2001 (with photograph)
Zucker-Saltz, Lizzie catalogue Eclectic Electric, 2001 p.9 (with photograph)
Howell, Mark "Four Artists Go Beyond Their 'day jobs'", Paradise April 20, 2000 p.12 (with photograph)
Solares Hill, Exhibition announcement with photograph, April 19, 2000 p.15
"Artists Take a Break to Exhibit 'day job'" Celebrate, April 20, 2000 p.12 (with photograph)
Hammer, Ester "Three USF Graduates Present Art Show" The Tampa Tribune February 24, 2000 p. 3
"Local Women Bring out their Art at Woodenhead", Celebrate, September 3, 1999 p.1
Howell, Mark "Woodenhead Celebrates Womanfest", Paradise September 2, 1999 p.8
Solares Hill, Exhibition announcement with photograph, September 2, 1999 p.17
Heron, Jess "The Color of Questions", The Oracle, April 16, 1999 p.6 (with photographs)

 

ORGANIZATIONS

 

College Art Association 2000-Present