R e s u m e

Education:        

2007            University of Washington, Seattle WA
                    Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics program

2005            University of Montana, Missoula, MT
                    Post Baccalaureate, Ceramics program

2003            University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
                    Bachelor of Fine Arts

1998            Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC
                    Bachelor of Science, Sociology        
        

Solo Exhibitions:

2016    TILT, self-produced & directed exhibition, Anchorage, AK

2012    Weathered, 2.5 hour performance, True North Exhibition, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK

2011    Queen Bee, Installation and 1.5 hour performance, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2009     Depleted, Installation and works on paper, Kenneth J. Minnaert Gallery,
                 South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA            

2008    Unveiled, Site Responsive Installation, Centrum, Fort Worden State Park,
                 Port Townsend, WA             

2007     Pricked, Dubs Inc., Blank Design, and Tinderbox: Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA
             For the Fairest, MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Washington Seattle, WA

2002     You Are Invited, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
             Gloria, Gallery Sovereign, Boulder, CO
             Art Askew, Flatiron Theatre, Boulder, CO

        

Group Exhibitions:

2014     Reykjavik International Film Festival, Tempted Still International Premier, Reykjavik, Iceland

2013     Summer Exhibition, Hirvitalo, Center for Contemporary Art, Tampere, Finland

2012     True North, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK

2011    A Crack of (something) Blue, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
            In conjunction with Lynda Sherman and Tina Randolph, Listen

2010    Featured Artists Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
            MadArt in the Park, Cal Anderson Park, Seattle, WA
            The Shape of Sacred, The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR

2009    PONCHO Invitational Fine Art Auction, Western Bridge Gallery, Seattle, WA
            Sunday Afternoon In the Park with George, 5th Avenue. Theater Gala Benefit Auction, Seattle, WA

2008    Alexis Hotel Quarterly Art Exhibition curated by Barbara Shaiman, Seattle, WA
            Introductions Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
            40 Years of Campus Art Awards, Montana Museum of Art and Culture, Missoula, MT

2006     Summer Works Exhibition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
            Secret Handshake, The Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
            2005 At The Bray, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
            Launch, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
            Marking Territories, Portland Art Center, Portland, OR
            National Conference for the Education of Ceramic Arts Regional Student Juried Exhibition,  
                Portland, OR                        
            First Year Graduate Exhibition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
            Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA


2005    Illuminaughty, The Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
            Summer Resident Exhibit, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT  

2004    Spring Juried Student Exhibit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
            Fall Juried Student Exhibit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2003    SNAFU, Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
            Obsessions Into Form, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Lakewood, CO

        

Collections

            Collection of Leonard and Tannie Hyde, Anchorage, AK
            Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
            Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, PA, Charlotte, NC
            Collection of Karen Dacek, Bainbridge Island, WA
            University of Montana Museum of Art and Culture, Missoula, MT
         

Honors and Awards:

2017     Rasmuson Foundation Artist-In-Resident Fellowship : McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

2016      Art Matters Grant Nominee

2014      Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship

2013      Alaska State Council on the Arts Individual Opportunity Grant
2008      Artist Trust GAP (Grants for Artist Projects) Grant
              Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant
2006      Elmer Craig Award, National Conference for the Education of Ceramic Arts    
2004      Autio Award: Juried student exhibit, University of Montana
              Honorable Mention: Juried student exhibit, University of Montana
2003      Undergraduate Research Opportunities Grant, University of Colorado
              Colorado Merit Scholarship
              Academic Dean’s List
1998      American Sociological Association Student Achievement Recognition

        

Professional Experience:

2017        McColl Center for Art & Innovation Artist-In-Residence, Charlotte, NC

2016        Adjunct Professor of Art, University of Alaska, Anchorage

2015        Adjunct Professor of Art, University of Alaska, Anchorage

2013        Arteles Creative Center, Artist-In-Residence, Haukijärvi, Finland
2010-11    Studio Assistant, Katy Stone Studio, Seattle, WA
2009       Adjunct Art Instructor Whatcom Community College, Department of Art,
               Bellingham, WA
               5th Avenue Theater Core Teaching Faculty, Connecting the Dots Project, Seattle, WA
               5th Avenue Theater Sunday in the Park with George Connecting the Dots Project  
               Commission, Seattle, WA
2008      Vermont Studio Center Artist-In-Residence, Johnson, VT
              Green Mountain College, Visiting Artist: Lecture and Workshop, Poultney, VT
              Centrum Artist-In-Residence, Port Townsend, WA
              Centrum Young Artist Program Core Faculty, Port Townsend, WA
2007      Pottery Northwest, Slip Casting/Mold Making Class Instructor, Seattle, WA
              Strange Company Exhibition Facilitator, University of Washington
              Juror, Emily Carr Art Institute Undergraduate Exchange, University of Washington
2006     Teaching Assistant, Art 120 Issues and Influences, University of Washington
              Instructor Art 201 Handbuilding, University of Washington
              Juror, Show and Tell, and exhibition of undergraduate work from the University of Washington
2005      Archie Bray Foundation Artist-In-Residence, Helena, MT

        

Publications:

2016    "Artist Creates Her Own Gallery to Showcase Work", Mike Dunham, Alaska Dispatch, July 8, 2016
2012    “Up Now, True North,” ART News, September 2012, p. 118
2011    “Amy Johnson at Gage Academy and Fetherston Gallery,” Artdish: Northwest Forum
             on Visual Art, March 2011

2010    “Waking Up at Cal Anderson: a Q&A with artist Amy Johnson,” City Arts,
             August 10, 2010
2009     Clayton, Alec: “Gilded Cage: An Elegant Installation at SPSCC,” Weekly Volcano,
             February 12, 2009, Olympia, WA

2007      Hart, Jordan: "I was in a Relationship with Art: An Interview with Amy Johnson"            
              http://www.centrum.org/youth/2007/10/an-interview-wi.html

              Hackett, Regina: Henry and the Masters            
              http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/art/archives/115867.asp?source=rss

              Shifting Media and Mentalities
              http://www.henryart.org/ex/mfa.htm