JUSTINE JOHNSON C.V.

Education:

2000-2003. Master of Fine Arts, Middlesex University London, UK
1995-1998. Bachelor of Fine Arts (1 Hons) Sculpture, West Wales School of Art, University of Wales
1984-1985. Apprentice to Master Artist Hiroshi Hashida, Shibori Yuzen Techniques, Osaka, Japan
1978-1984. Bachelor of Arts/Drama/Costume Design, San Francisco State University, USA

Upcoming Exhibition:

‘Room’, four person exhibition, Musuem of Art, Loveland, Colorado, USA, January, 2019

Solo Exhibition:

‘Indigo-Works on Paper’ ProjekTraumFN, Manzell, Friedrichshafen, Germany, January-Febuary, 2017
‘She Walks The Spiral Path’, Oriel Fach, Narberth, Wales, 7 September-5 October, 2013
‘She Walks The Spiral Path’, Everyman Cinema, Belsize Park, London, UK, 2012
‘Bell for Peace’, Cast Iron Performance Pour, Coed Hills Artspace, Wales, 2008
Nevill Gallery, Llanelli, Wales, 2004
‘Knowing Peace’, American Embassy, London, UK, 1998
Soundscape Gallery, Santa Rosa, California, USA, 1994
Seasons Gallery, Hong Kong, 1989
Domus Gallery, Hong Kong, 1988

Group Exhibitions:

‘Mapping Experience’ with Art Shape Mammoth, Living and Learning Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington,VT,October 26-30 November,2017
Selected, ‘Moon’, Women’s Society of Artist, Mall Galleries, London, UK, 3-8 July, 2017
Selected, ‘Moor Otter’, project for Dartmoor Trust, Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK, May-September, 2017
Selected, ‘Sugar and Spice’ Plasticpropaganda, Devon House, St Katherine Docks, London, UK, 2016
‘Uncharted’ with Art Shape Mammoth, Millsap College, 16 October-12 November, Jackson, Mississippi, USA, 2015
Selected, Governors Island Art Fair, with Art Shape Mammoth, NYC, USA, 2015
Selected, ‘She Walks The Spiral Path’, Art Experimenta, TriSpace Gallery, London, UK, 2014
Selected, ‘Kiko’, Drawing Exhibition 7th ICCCIA Conference, Sabile, Latvia, 19-23 June, 2014
Selected, ‘She Walks The Spiral Path’, video exhibition, Riga, Latvia, 2014
‘Parvietosana: Displacement’, a collaborative installation and ritual with Anna Shapiro and Margaret Coleman, Sabile Jewish Synagogue, Contemporary Art and Heritage Site, Latvia, 21-23 June, 2014
Scranton Gallery, with Iron Maidens, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, June, 2014
Selected, Void Art Gallery, Hoxton Arches, London, UK, 2013
Invited Artist, HERotic, SOHO20 Gallery, NYC, USA, 18 June-13 July, 2013
Iron Maidens, Western Carolina University, North Carolina, USA, August-November 2013/ International Sculpture Centre, Miami, Florida, USA, December, 2013
Invited Artist, Iron Tribe, Burris Hall Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico, USA, 15 February-9 March, 2013
Newport Museum and Art Gallery, with 56 Group Wales, 26 January-6 April, 2013
Selected, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York, USA, 9 November 2012-January 2013
MOMA, 56 Group Wales, Machynlleth, 17 September-27 October, 2012
Selected, View2012, auction in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care, Saatchi & Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, 2012
Selected, Sculptural Responses, Kidwelly Castle, Wales, 2012
USUK Iron Symposium at SAW, Hunter College, NYC, USA, 2012
56 Group, BayArt Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, 2012
Iron Maidens, The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St Catherine University, St Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2011
The Brooklyn Art Library Sketchbook Project Tour, Brooklyn, NYC, USA 2011
Kidwelly Industrial Museum, Kidwelly, Wales, 2010
Sculpture Cymru, National Botanical Gardens, Wales, 2010
Meltdown, Mission Gallery, Swansea, Wales, 2009
Selected, The Sir Kyffin Williams Drawing Prize, Oriel Ynys Mon, Anglesey, Wales, 2009-2010
Sculpture Cymru, Oriel Canfa Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
Iron Maidens, Llantarnam Grange, Torfaen, Wales, 2009
Sculpture Cymru, Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales 2009
Artist Book Fair, Photography Gallery, Penarth, Wales, 2009
Five From the West, Wrexham Art Gallery, Wrexham, Wales, 2008
Landivisiau Sculpteurs, Bretagne, Brittany, France, 2008
Selected Artist, Hiraeth Sculpture Cymru, Tour Exhibition, Germany /London /Wales
Invited Sculptor, Iron Tribe Exhibit, New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico, USA, 2007
Selected, Young Curators Select, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales, 2006
Five From The West, Washington Gallery, Penarth, Cardiff, Wales, 2006
Two person exhibition, Pendre Arts, Cardigan, Wales, 2006
Selected, Lines and Strata, Cardigan, Wales 2006
Selected, Welsh Drawing Biennale, 2005-2006
Intoxicant, Limehouse Arts Foundation, London, UK, 2003
Lewisham Gallery, London, UK, 2002
Invited Artists, Summer Exhibition, Queens Hall, Narberth, Wales, 2002
Selected, Welsh Artist of the Year, Cardiff, Wales, 2000
Selected, Artists Kites, Touring Exhibition, Wales 2000
Selected, Welsh Drawing Biennale, Wales, 1999-2000
Selected, Open, Y Tabernacl, MOMA, Wales, 1999
Invited Artist, The Fellowship of Welsh Sculptors, Oriel Henry Thomas Gallery, Wales, 1998-1999
Queens Hall, Postscript, Narberth, Wales 1998
Malone House, Belfast City and Parks, Belfast, Ireland, 1995
Women’s Art Festival, Cardiff, Wales, 1994 & 1995
Art Index Gallery, Brighton, UK, 1994
C.I.S.W.O., National Art Competition, Winter Gardens, Blackpool, UK, 1993
Art Centre Gallery, Hong Kong, 1989
Fringe Club Gallery, Hong Kong, 1987
San Francisco Fashion Industry Offices, San Francisco, California, USA, 1986

Collections – Numerous Private and Public including:

Ferrofluidics Corporation, Massachusetts, USA
Hong Kong Polytechnic College, Hong Kong
Highlands University of New Mexico, USA
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota, USA

Publications:

Post War to Post Modern: a dictionary of artist in Wales, by Peter W Jones and Isabel Hitchman, 2015
A Taste of The Avant-Garde, 56 Group Wales, 56 Years, by David Moore, 2012

‘Collective Endeavour’, article written for Artist Blacksmith Magazine, March, 2010
‘Surface’, Oriel Davis Gallery Publications
Cover drawing for catalogue/poster for Welsh Drawing Biennale
Newspaper articles about work in: Carmarthen Journal, Evening Post, South China Morning Post, the Star Tribune, Western Mail
Magazine articles about work in: California Arts Review, Executive MagazineHome Beautiful, M-MagazineTextile Asia
Work in catelogue: ‘Castle/Castell-Sculptural Responses’ & ‘Hiraeth’, Sculpture Cymru; ‘Iron Maidens’; Scuplteurs Bretagne’, Imprimerie de Bretagne
Interview about work on: Radio Television-Hong Kong (RTHK)

Awards:

2012.  Wales Arts International Award
2008. Arts Council of Wales Training Award
2006. Arts Council of Wales Award, International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art
2005. CCAT Travel Award Ireland
2004. Welsh Arts Council Grant Award
1999. Recipient of the Arts Council of Wales Grant for New Visual Artists

Conferences/Symposium/Workshops:

Invited Speaker, ‘Small Rituals, Big Ideas’, 7th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Sabile, Latvia, 19-23 June, 2014
Invited Artist/Presenter with Nor Hall, Nor’easter Fire, Iron, Art Conference, Buffalo State College, New York, USA, 14-17 November, 2012
Invited Artist, US/UK Cast Iron Symposium, Salem Art Works, New York, USA, 2012
Invited Artist, Mould Making Symposium, Berllanderi Sculpture Workshop, Raglan, Wales, 2010
6th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art Kidwelly, Steering Committee Member/Brand Designer/Performance Coordinator, Kidwelly, Wales, 2010
The Bullpen Foundry, Cast Iron Workshop, Oxford, UK, 2009
National Conference on Cast Iron Art Sloss Alabama, USA, 2009
Invited Artist, UK/US Cast Iron Symposium, Butly Mills, Suffolk, UK, 2008
Invited Artist, Hot Metal Pour + Symposium, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota, USA
International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Iron Bridge, UK, 2006

Residency:

Withybush Hospital, Artist in Residence, Haverfordwest, Wales, 2005
Waterford Hospital, Guest Artist in Residence, Waterford, Ireland, 2005

Representation:

Art Shape Mammoth