COURTNEY JOHNSON



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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
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2012

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2008

Cycle of Cities I: Collapse, The Gallery at SALT Studio, Wilmington, NC
Light Lure, Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA
Light Lure: Underwater Pinhole Photographs of North Carolina Piers, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Cycle of Cities I: Collapse, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
Glass Cities, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
Cycle of Cities I: Collapse, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Glass Cities, Archivo de Bogotá, 4th International Biennale of Photography: FOTOGRÁFICA BOGOTÁ 2011, Bogotá, Colombia
Glass Cities, 555 California, San Francisco, CA
Glass Cities, 50 Fremont, San Francisco, CA
Glass Cities, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Glass Cities, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
In-Cells, Wynwood Project Space, Miami, FL
Power & Vulnerability, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA

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AIPAD,The Photography Show, Candela Gallery, New York
Artfields, Lake City, SC, Jurors: Cora Fisher, Lauren Haynes, Sarah Higgins, Katherine Jentleson, Miranda Lash
Biennial Faculty Exhibition, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Current Art Fair, Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA
Artfields, Lake City, SC, Jurors: Bradford R. Collins, Ph.D., David Houston, and Stephanie Mayer Heydt, Ph.D.
Biennial North Carolina Juried Art Exhibition, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC, Juror: Theresa N. Hammond
A Group Photography Show, ACES Gallery, Arts Council Exhibition Space, February 24 – March 20, 2016, Wilmington, NC
Old School: Historical Methods in Contemporary Practice, Miller Gallery, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA
In Deep, Curator: Lucinda Linderman, Festival of the Arts, Deering Estate, Miami, FL
Biennial Faculty Exhibition, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC
I think it's in my head, Curators: TM Sisters, Girls' Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL
photoBOMB, Curators: Lee Deigaard & AnnieLaurie Erickson, The Front, New Orleans, LA
DC Fine Art Photography Fair, Candela Books + Gallery, Washington, DC
No Boundaries Alumni Exhibition, 621N4th Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Unbound II!, Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA
Summertime..., Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fantasy Island, Cabarrus County Arts Council, The Historic Courthouse, Concord, NC
Spring Selections, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge Benefit, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY
No Boundaries Exhibition, Acme Art Studios, Wilmington, NC
DPI @ 30: Act vs. React, Thirtieth Anniversary of the Department of Photography & Imaging, New York University, Gulf + Western & 8th Floor Galleries, New York, NY
Photography Now, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
UnBound!, Candela, Richmond, VA
3rd Biennial International Footprint Exhibition, Juror: Donald Sultan, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
Panorama: The Annual Members' Exhibition, Juror: Dr. Clare Rogan, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
Houston Center for Photography 2012 Print Auction, Junior League of Houston, Houston, TX
Black & White, Juror: Chris Bennett, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
Biennial Faculty Exhibition, University of North Carolina Wilmington Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Visual Aids: Postcards from the Edge Benefit, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
Acquiesce, Then Silent, International Juried Exhibition, Juror: Stefano Catalani, Punch Gallery, Seattle, WA
Annual Alumni Exhibition, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Re-Framing the Feminine, Curator: Dina Mitrani, Girls’ Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Houston, TX
Summer Selections, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Greenhouse, Curator: Britt Miazgowicz, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
Celebrate Summer, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
4th International Biennale of Photography: FOTOGRÁFICA BOGOTÁ 2011, FOTOMUSEO, The National Museum of Photography, Bogotá, Colombia
Cliché-Verre in the Digital Age, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
7th Photographic Image Biennial, Juror: Keith Carter, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC
Art Miami, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
Art Aspen, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Aspen, CO
The 2nd. Penang International Print Exhibition 2010, Penang State Art Gallery and Tuanku Fauziah Museum and Gallery, USM, Penang, Malaysia
Going Postal, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Summertime..., Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA and New York, NY
San Francisco Fine Art Fair, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Twenty Ten, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Armory Show, Pier 94, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Dallas Art Fair, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
Do I have to paint you a picture?, Curator: Sam Perry, Morgan Arcade, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Disability Postcard Project, VSA arts, Washington, DC
Winter Haiku, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA and New York, NY
Art Miami, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
Photo Miami, Charles Guice Contemporary, Miami, FL
eARTh, The Crucible Cathedral Gallery, Oakland, CA
Lilliput, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Analog/Digital: Part II, Miami Beach Public Library, Miami Beach, FL
Annual Graduate Show, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
Nine Lives: Dog Days of Summer, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
Courtney Johnson, In-Cells, Fat Village Arts District, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Graduate School, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Elec.tri.city, Curator: Tal Rickards, Modani, Miami, FL
Timeline, Curator: 131 Projects, S.F.F.E. Inc., Miami, FL
Wynwood Project Space, Miami, FL
Dystopia, Buck 15, Miami, FL
Under the Influence, Girls' Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Art Vision Gallery, Miami, FL (3-Person Show)
Photography & Electronic Media Exhibition, Wynwood Project Space, Miami, FL
Graduate School, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Digital Art in the Post Digital Age, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
Annual Graduate Show, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
Forward-Backward-Play (Exposicion Colectiva), Curator: Reynaldo Thompson Lopez Guanajuato, Mexico
Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL
Highly Recommended: An Emerging Artists Invitational, Florida Craftsmen, St. Petersburg, FL
Elevation, Curator: Juan Griego, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
Cane Art Fair, Curator: Logan Beitman, Miami, FL
Word of Mouth, Bridge Art Fair, The Catalina Hotel, Miami, FL
Bear & Bird Gallery, Tate Comics, Lauderhill, FL
Phantasm: The South Florida MFA Showcase, Juror: Logan Beitman, Miami, FL
Emerging Artists, Lana Santorelli Gallery, Southampton, NY
Transformations: Photography and Imaging @ 25, Curators: Deborah Willis, Fred Ritchin, Patricia Snavely, and Karl Peterson, New York, NY
Lilliput, Curators: Jeanne Brasile and Asha Ganpat, RedSaw Gallery, Newark, NJ
The Up and Coming, Jurors: James Couper, Suzanne Delehanty, Jane Gilbert, Helen Kohen, Brandi Reddick, and Barbara Young, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL
Annual Student Show, Juror: Claire Breukel, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
5th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition, Juror: Mark Klett, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC
Zones Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, FL
Wynwood Project Space, Miami, FL
Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge Benefit, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY
CAS Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
8th Floor Gallery, New York, NY
Gulf & Western Gallery , New York, NY

SELECTED CURATING
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Curator, with Andi Steele, Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Curator, with Brandon Barfield, Imaging Justice: The Wilmington 10 Story, UNCW Warwick Center Lobby Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Curator, Test City: Analog to Digital TV, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Curator, Seven Billion Plus, UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC
Curator, Ordinary Magic: Disposable Camera Photographs by New Hanover County K-12 Students, UNCW Art Gallery,
Wilmington, NC

Curator, Full Fathom Five, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Curator, T_XT_RT reading I and II, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Curator, T_XT_RT, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Curator, Cliché-Verre in the Digital Age, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Curator, T_XT_RT performance, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Curator, T_XT_RT reading, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Curator, T_XT_RT, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
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2014
2013
2011

Johnson, Courtney. Cycle of Cities II: Afterlife 2 & 6, Femme Fotale, Volume III: Analog, Phoenix, Arizona, 2016.
Johnson, Courtney. In-Cells: Dress, Beach, Green Car, Fading from Memory: An Exploration of Instant, Film Shooters Collective, 2015, Pages 60-63.
Johnson, Courtney. Ausbruch II and (Bakuhatsu) II, The Hand, A Magazine for Reproducible Art, Issue 6, October 2014, Pages 2-3.
Johnson, Courtney. Faculty Feature: Recreating Botticelli's "Primavera" in Chalk, ACCENT blogs, Florence, Italy, 26 June 2013. Johnson, Courtney. Cliché-Verre: The History and Future of Photography, SuperMassiveBlackHole, Ireland's leading international online photography magazine, Issue 9, December 2011.
EDUCATION
2009
2004
 

Master of Fine Arts, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Bachelor of Fine Arts, with Honors, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York, NY
SELECTED FILM PROJECTS
2015
Producer, I am Going to Walmart. Dir. Burt Ritchie. Money for Lux, 2015. Big Screen Premiere, December 4, 2015, 4Most Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
SELECTED BOOK PROJECTS
2016
Designer and Editor, Burt Ritchie, Richmond to Charleston, Money for Lux, 2016.
SELECTED HONORS
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Charles L. Cahill Research Award, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Professional Development CAS Travel Award
Global Citizenship Grant, Office of International Programs, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
eTEAL Initiative, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
Regional Artist Project Grant, The Arts Council of Wilmington & NHC
Large-Scale, Site-Specific Commission, Florida Art in State, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Discere Aude Award, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Best in Show, Panorama: The Annual Members' Exhibition, Juror: Dr. Clare Rogan
Honorable Mention, 3rd Biennial International Footprint Exhibition, Juror: Donald Sultan
Summer Research Initiative, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Charles L. Cahill Research Award, University of North Carolina Wilmington
U.S. Department of State, Federal Assistance Award
Juror’s Choice Award, Annual Graduate Show, Juror: Mark Coetzee
Glass Award, Annual Student Show, Juror: Claire Breukel
Teaching Assistantship, Tuition Remission and Stipend
Founder’s Day Award, New York University
New York University Honors Scholar
RESIDENCIES
2012
2008
No Boundaries, Bald Head Island, NC
Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN
SELECTED TEACHING & WORKSHOPS
2011-Present
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Assistant Professor, Department of Art & Art History, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Instuctor, Digital Photography, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Wilmington, NC
Instuctor, Digital Photography, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Wilmington, NC
Instuctor, Cliche-Verre, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
Instuctor, Cliche-Verre, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
Instructor, Cliché-Verre: Drawing with Light, Taller Cinco: Centro de Diseño, Bogotá, Colombia
Instructor, Pinhole Photography Workshop, Girls' Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Instructor, Department of Art & Art History, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Guest Instructor, Cyanotypes, Twin Bluff Middle School, Red Wing, MN
SELECTED LECTURES & PANELS
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Presenter, Pencil of Technology: Salt Prints from Natural Salt Water with Varying Salinity, Salted Paper Prints Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Presenter, Photographic Alternative Processes in the Southern United States, Southern Studies, Liberal Arts Conference, Auburn Univeristy at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL
Presenter, Light Lure: Underwater Pinhole Photographs of North Carolina Piers, Southern Studies, Liberal Arts Conference, Auburn Univeristy at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL
Speaker, OASIS Society, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Wilmington, NC
Presenter, Glass Cities: Cliche-Verre in the Digital Age, Society for Photographic Education, Southeast Regional Conference, Mad Hatters to Pixel Pushers, Charlotte, NC
Artist Lecture, Light Lure, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Guest Speaker, Light Lure: Underwater Pinhole Photographs of North Carolina Piers, Cape Fear Camera Club, Wilmington, NC
Guest Speaker, Alternative Processes in the Digital Age, Cape Fear Camera Club, Wilmington, NC
Artist Talk, SF Summer Art Walk, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Artist Talk, The Armory Show, Pier 94, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
Guest Lecturer, Contemporary Photography History: The Digital Age, Contemporary Art History, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Guest Lecturer, Contemporary Photography History: WWII to the Present, Contemporary Art History, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Lecturer, Artist Lecture Series, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Panel, Highly Recommended, Florida Craftsmen, St. Petersburg, FL
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Capital One, Richmond, VA
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
FOTOMUSEO, The National Museum of Photography, Bogotá, Colombia
Tuanku Fauziah Museum and Gallery, USM, Penang, Malaysia
Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL
Girls' Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Presidential Penthouse, New York University, New York, NY
Barclays Capital, New York, NY