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Vincent Johnson

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Birthplace
Cleveland, OH

Lives in
Los Angeles, CA

Works in
Los Angeles, CA

Schools
Claremont Graduate College, 1997, MFA

Representing galleries
Lemonsky Projects, FL, Miami

Tags
photography, writing, theory

Statement
project at studio museum

Philosophy of Time Travel

site-specific installation opening at

 Studio Museum, Harlem, NY on April 11, 2007

in collaboration with:  

Olga Koumoundouros, Matthew Sloly, Edgar Arceneaux, Rodney McMillian

Production shots taken March, 2007

 Residency at Armory Center for the Arts Northwest, Pasadena, CA 

 

biography

Vincent Johnson lives and works in Los Angeles. His photographic work has been exhibited at the P.S. 1. Museum, the SK Stiftung, Cologne, the Santa Monica Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Adamski Gallery of Contemporary Art, Aachen, Locust Projects and Another Year in LA. His photographic work delves in architecture as fantasy, from the vernacular and domestic architecture of Los Angeles to that found in the Western and Eastern United States.

Johnson's work has been exhibited in a number of art fairs, including Aqua Art Miami, the Armory Show, NOVA Art Fair Chicago, Scope New York, Scope Hamptons, the Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Portland. 

Future exhibitions include a large-scale sculptural installation based on Cold War Civil Air Defense artifacts, for LAXART, and, in an artist group project, the simulation of Constantin Brancusi's monumental Endless Column crashing though the gallery space of the Studio Museum in Harlem, for the project entitled The Philosophy of Time Travel. Johnson received his MFA from Art Center College of Design in 1997. He studied with Mike Kelly, Jack Goldstein and Stephen Prina. He is a 2005 Creative Capital Grantee, and was nominated for the Baum: An Emerging American Photographer's Award in 2004. Upcoming 2007 group exhibitions include Informal Architecture, Plug In Gallery, Winnepeg and Banff Centre, Canada, curated by Anthony Kiendl, and Nothing Moments: A Collaborative Project in Art, Literature and Design: Angstrom Gallery and MOCA at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California, and Constitutional Democracy, curated by Linda Pollack in 2008.
Recent Exhibits

Vincent Johnson participated in these exhibits:

Jan, 2013 PHOTOGRAPHY 2013
Another Year in LA
 
Aug, 2011 The Optimists' Parking Lot
Beacon Arts Building
 
Nov, 2010 crisscrossing
W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery
 
Mar, 2010 Cold War Photomontages
Las Cienegas Projects
 
Aug, 2009 post american l.a.
18th Street Arts Center
 
Sep, 2008 ONE SHOT: 100><100
LAXART
 
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