KATHRYN JILL JOHNSON

2710 Evergreen St.
Huntsville, AL 35801


(256) 535 - 2224    Johnsok1@uah.edu    www.gravitypi.com


EDUCATION

University of Georgia                      MFA 2003
University of South Florida              BA Fine Arts Summa Cum Laude 1999 (Studio Art)
Florida Keys Community College      AA GPA 4.0 1997 (Academic Core, Art)
Memphis College of Art                   GPA 3.86 1991-92 (Foundations)


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Alabama in Huntsville 2003-present Associate Professor, Painting
Taught all levels of undergraduate painting & drawing, mixed media, designed & taught new course “Multi-Media: Time Based Arts”

Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia 2002-2003 Teaching Assistant
Instructor of Record for foundation courses “DrawingI”, “Drawing II” and “Intro to Art & Technology” including class planning & development of syllabi.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia 2001-2002 Teaching Assistant
Instructor of Record for foundation course “Color & Composition” (two sections) including class planning and development of syllabi.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia 2000 Teaching Practicum
Assisted Professor William Paul with foundation course “Drawing I”.


EXHIBITIONS

2011

Intimacy, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL (Juror: Andrea Green)

2010

Faculty Exhibition, Wilson Hall Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville (August)

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)

Recent Work, 114 Main, Gallery RFD Alternate Venue, Swainsboro, Georgia (solo)

2008

3rd Annual National Juried Competition, Katharine Butler Gallery Sarasota, Florida

1st Annual University of Mobile Juried Art Exhibition, University of Mobile, Mobile Alabama (Juror: Charles M. Clark)

Wall to Wall: Monumental Drawings, Lexington Art League, 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 Studio Exhibition Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

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)

2003 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 &amp 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 &amp 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

1999

Y2K new Genres/New Millennium, MCCA Court House Cultural Center, Stuart, Florida (Juror: Terry Thommes)

2K Survival Sale, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, Florida

Made in Tampa, Hyde Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida (Curator: Kathie Olivas)

Portfolio Exhibition, Hyde Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida (Curator: Kathie Olivas)

The Best of Tampa Hyde, Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida (Jurors: Deborah Jo Radke, Jim Beeler)

All Florida Show, Centre Gallery, Tampa, Florida (Juror: Joan Kropf)

Lucky Street Summer Show, Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida

He Said, She Said, Hyde Park Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida (Curator: Kathie Olivas)

HERart, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida (Curator: Barbara Vogel)

Avant Hop, Hyde Park Fine Arts, New Heights Gallery &amp The Image Brewery, Tampa, Florida (Curators: Angela Dickerson, Kathie Olivas)

Articulated Identity, Centre Gallery, Tampa, Florida

Who shall I say is Calling? Centre Gallery, Tampa, Florida (Solo)

The Fall: Work from the Honors Studio, USF Teaching Gallery, Tampa, Florida

CO-, Gallery 145, St. Petersburg, Florida (Curator: Tiffany Szlilage)

1998 USF Juried Student Exhibition, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida (Juror: Todd Levin)

Ain’t I a Woman II, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida

Shotel Tahitian Inn, Tampa, Florida (Curator: JSG Boggs)

Ars Eroticus, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida

Ain’t I a Woman, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, Florida

1997

Drawing 4321 USF Theater I, Tampa, Florida


PERFORMANCE

1999 (Circle One) 8/31/00 3:45-5:14 p.m. Time based site specific action, downtown, Athens, Georgia

1998 College of Fine Art Graduation Celebration Multimedia Performance, USF Theater 2, Tampa, Florida

ArtHouse Multimedia Performance, USF College of Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida

1993 Accessorize: after the fact Multimedia, Interactive Performances, Marshall Arts, Memphis, Tennessee Threshold Monologue, Marshall Arts, Memphis, Tennessee


RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cooper Union School of the Arts Summer Residency Program, New York, 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 &amp 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

How I spent my summer Vacation…Union Grove Gallery, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2004, Curator

Panoply Arts Festival, Huntsville, Alabama, Juror 2003

Flying Monkey Arts Recycled Art Exhibit, Huntsville, Alabama, Juror 2003

Georgia Museum of Art, Teaching Gallery, Athens, Georgia, November 2002, Guest Curator

Curated “Works from the Permanent Collection: Drawing in the 20th Century”

ACC Leisure Services: Project Reach, Athens, Georgia, summer 2002, Art Coordinator Developed &amp implemented summer arts curriculum for 40 special needs students ages 8-21. Adapted equipment and activities to meet the individual needs of students whose physical, intellectual, and emotional disabilities ranged from mild to severe.

Monroe Council of the Arts, Key West, Florida, 1999-2000, Administrative Assistant Assisted in compiling and writing successful grants to the DCA, ACE, Very Special Arts, and private funding sources. Created centralized system for managing reporting statistics for the agency’s multiple programs and funding sources. Expanded, updated and promoted the Arts Council’s web site, including outreach to community, development of links exchanges and evaluation and improvement of search engine results. Helped organize community workshops, contests and grant review panels.

Haitian Art Company, Key West, Florida Summer 1998, Intern Collaborated with staff on the design of extensive (200+ Pages) web site, www.haitian-art-co.com. Wrote code, edited and composed text, scanned and adjusted images. Assisted in daily gallery operations.

USF Fine Arts Forum (student arts organization), Tampa, Florida, 1997-1998 Instrumental in the production of annual student exhibitions, auction and Art Department open house. Primary organizer of student curated exhibit The Fall: Works from the Honors 2-d Studio.

Centre Gallery, Tampa, Florida, Spring 1998 Served on selection committee for fall 1999 exhibits.


AWARDS &amp HONORS

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

Deetch, Mike, catalogue “Wall-to-Wall”(with photograph)

Kraniac, Paul, catalogue “31st Bradley International”(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

Collins, Tricia, catalogue “Valdosta National 07”(with photograph)

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 &amp 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