Sarah Anne Johnson – CV


Represented by

Julie Saul Gallery in NYC, www.saulgallery.com
Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto, www.bulgergallery.com
Division Gallery in Montreal, www.galeriedivison.com

Born Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 1976.


EDUCATION

  • 2004 Masters of Photography, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • 2002 BFA, Honors Degree, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • ‘Hospital Hallway’, Images Festival, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Field Trip: Sarah Anne Johnson’, McMichael’s Gallery, Kleinburg, ON
  • ‘The Kitchen’, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Asleep in the Forest’, Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat, AB
  • ‘Sarah Anne Johnson: Field Trip’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2015

  • ‘Sarah Anne Johnson; Wonderland, 2002-2014’, Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh, NC
  • ‘Best Beach’, Weston Harbour Castle Convention Centre Photography Mural, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Hospital Hallway’, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AB
  • ‘Field Trip’, Division Gallery, Montreal, QC
  • ‘Northern Lights’, Hermes Parfumerie, commission, New York, NY

2014

  • ‘Wonderlust’, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013

  • ‘Wonderlust’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘Three Wise Guys’, Commission for Louis Vuttion Store, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Asleep in the Woods’, Commission for The Bank of Montreal Project Room, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Arctic Wonderland’, Division Gallery, Montreal, QC

2011

  • ‘Arctic Wonderland’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘Arctic Wonderland’, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010

  • ‘Dancing with the Doctor’, Ace Art Inc, Winnipeg, MB

2009

  • ‘House on Fire’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘House on Fire’, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
  • ‘New Work’, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB

2007

  • ‘The Galapagos Project’, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
  • ‘The Galapagos Project’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2006

  • ‘In the Forest’, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • ‘Either Side of Eden’, Plug In, Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, MB
  • ‘Tree Planting’, Platform Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

2005

  • ‘Tree Planting’, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • ‘Tree Planting’, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
  • ‘Tree Planting’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • ‘The Poetics of Place: Contemporary Photographs from the Met Collection’, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2016

  • ‘Dream States: Contemporary Photography and Video’, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • ‘All Membranes Are Porous’, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC

2015

  • ‘Material Girls’, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
  • ‘The pen moves across the earth; it no longer knows what will happen and the hand that holds it has disappeared’ , Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario
  • ‘The Sobey Art Award’, Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
  • ‘Now? NOW!’, Biennial of the Americas, Denver, CO
  • ‘Xenotopia’, Gibberd Gallery, Harlow, UK

2014

  • ‘Nei Xiao/Wai Bao – IN&OUTsource’, The Art Gallery of Nanjing University of the Arts, China
  • ‘Oh Canada’, touring several locations in Canada
  • ‘She Made a Day be a Day Here’, touring several locations in Canada
  • ‘Beyond street – Lit Roads’, Platform Gallery, Stolkholm, Sweden
  • ‘The Combinational’, Studio 1.1, London, UK
  • ‘New Mythologies: Super Natural States and Polar Exploration’, Fosdick – Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY
  • ‘LandMark’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘Magnetic North’, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘Glam North:Doris McCarthy and Her New Contemporaries’, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto

2013

  • ‘Under My Skin’, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘They Made a Day be a Day Here’, Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie, AB

2012

  • ‘Builders’, The Canadian Biennial, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • ‘Photography Is’, Higher Pictures Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘Spectral Landscapes’, Modern Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Watch This Space: Contemporary Art from the AGO Collection’, AGO, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Oh Canada’, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
  • ‘True North’, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
  • ‘Winnipeg Now’, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
  • ‘My Winnipeg’, Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
  • ‘The Perfect Storm’, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • ‘Le Minoir & L’Encyclopedie’, Galerie Michel Journiac, Paris, France

2011

  • ‘My Winnipeg’, La Maison Rouge, Paris, FR
  • ‘My Winnipeg’, Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sète, France
  • ‘The Sobey Art Award’, Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax NS
  • ‘Global Nature’ – Organized by the CMCP, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
  • ‘Open Season’, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2010

  • ‘Haunted: Contemporary Photography / Video / Performance’, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  • ‘Out of The Woods’, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks and Projects, New York, NY
  • ‘It is what it is’, Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

2009

  • ‘Windows and Mirrors’, Julie saul gallery, New York, NY

2008

  • ‘ReThinking Landscape: Contemporary Photography from the Allen G. Thomas, Jr. Collection’, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, NC

2007

  • ‘Elsewhere’, The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
  • ‘Guggenheim Collection: 1940s to Now’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AU
  • ‘5th Biennale de Montreal’, Centre International d’Art Contemporian de Montreal, QC
  • ‘L’Enfant de Cartier’, Theatre de la Photographie et de l’Image, Nice, FR

2006

  • ‘The Female Machine’, Sister Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • ‘Stiff, Gallery 4000’, Chicago, IL
  • ‘Soft Radical’, Compact Space, Los Angeles, CA
  • ‘Either Side of Eden’, Plug-In RCA, Winnipeg, MB
  • ‘Under 30’, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

2005

  • ‘Imprints’, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON
  • ‘J’en Reve’, Foundation Cartier, Paris, FR
  • ‘On Transit’, Mexicali, MX

2004-02

  • ‘Dreamweavers’, Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY
  • ‘Flirt’, Neubacher Gallery, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Another Other’, Gallery Neubacher, Toronto, ON
  • ‘Mr. Ketchup’s Rolla Decks Art Show’, Ace Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
  • ‘More Than Code’, touring exhibition, various cities across the USA

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND RESIDENCIES

2015

  • Shortlisted for The Sobey Art Prize

2013

  • Banff Residency, Banff, AB

2012

  • Manitoba Arts Council Project Grant
  • Canada Council for The Arts, Film and Video Grant

2011

  • Shortlisted for The Sobey Art Prize

2009

  • The Arctic Circle Residency, Arctic Circle, Norway
  • Special Projects Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, MB

2008

  • Grange Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario/Aeroplan, Toronto, ON
  • Major Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, MB
  • Banff Residency, Banff, AB

2007

  • On the Rise, Winnipeg Arts Council, Winnipeg, MB
  • Travel Grant, Winnipeg Arts Council, Winnipeg, MB

2004

  • Creation/Production Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, MB
  • Alice Kimball Foundation Travel Grant, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

2003

  • Schickle-Collingwood Prize, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

2003 & 2002

  • Garry Trudeau/Yale University School of Art Scholarship, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • Reader’s Digest/Lila Acheson Wallace Scholarship, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
  • Student Bursary Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, MB

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

2016

2015

2014

  • Catherine Brooks, “Stunning Nude Photos Capture the Anonymous Intimacy of Couple Having Sex”, Huffington Post Arts & Culture, March 20, 2014
  • Alyssa Coppelman, “Wonderlust Photos Expose Couples Most Intimate Moments”, Feature Shoot, March 6, 2014
  • Carlos Fonts, “Sarah Anne Johnson: Cracking the Surface”, Musee Magazine, March 2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • Harper’s Magazine, August 2010
  • Whyte, Murray, “Arctic Dreams” The Toronto Star, June 22, 2011
  • Caroline Hirsch, “Sarah Anne Johnson’s Arctic Parties”, The New Yorker, April 5, 2011
  • Norman Borden, “Sarah Anne Johnson, Arctic Wonderland”, The New York Photo Review, Vol 2, Number 15, April 5 – 11, 2011
  • Roberta Smith, “In Fields of Art, Snapping Photos”, New York Times, April 2, 2010 (page 1) (page 2) (page 3)
  • Walter Robinson, “It’s a Sad, Sad World”, Artnet Magazine, April 2, 2010
  • Mary Reid, “Sarah Anne Johnson” Going Live”, Canadian Art magazine, March 5, 2010
  • Alison Mayes, “A Moving Tribute”, Winnipeg Free Press, February 4, 2010
  • Meeka Walsh, “Sarah Anne Johnson, Artist Page” Border Crossing Magazine, Issue 113, Jan, 2010
  • Alison Gillmore, “Shock to the System”, Winnipeg Free Press, June 7, 2010 (page 1) (page 2)

2009

  • Cruz, Araceli, “Welcome to the Dollhouse”, The Village Voice, September 15, 2009
  • Saltz, Jerry, “Want to Sees: What our critic is most eager for this fall”, New York Magazine, August 31-September 7, 2009
  • Schuster, Robert, “Fall Guide: Sarah Anne Johnson Conjures a Mind-Control Center”, The Village Voice, September 9, 2009
  • Milroy, Sarah, “They Were Looking for the Ideal Manchurian Candidate”, The Globe and Mail, July 15, 2009 (page 1) (page 2)
  • Whyte, Murray, “Sarah Anne Johnson: House on Fire at the AGO”, The Star, July 12, 2009|
  • Walker, Morley, “Artist Plumbs Personal Past for Latest Exhibit”, Winnepeg Free Press, July 7, 2009
  • “2008 Grange Prize Winner Sarah Anne Johnson Debuts Emotionally Charged New Exhibition at the AGO…”, Artdaily.org, July 2009 (page1) (page 2)
  • “Grange Prize Winner Debuts Exhibition at the AGO”, Shalom Life, July 2, 2009

2008

  • Robert Enright, The Ages of Johnson, Border Crossing Magazine, Issue #107, 2008
  • Jian Ghomeshi, CBC Radio, “Q” April 28, 2008

2007

  • James D. Cambell, “Crack in the Sky – La Biennale de Montreal”, Border Crossing Magazine, Issue 104, December, 2007
  • Critic’s Pick, “Elsewhere” Artforum, Sept, 2007
  • “Milroy’s Contact Top Ten”, The Globe and Mail, May 5, 2007
  • Saltz, Jerry, “Vision Thing, Sarah Anne Johnson blurs the line between mediums”, The Village Voice, March 2, 2007=
  • Modern Painters. Review. Feb. 2007

2006

  • Guggenheim Magazine, Winter 2006
  • Weinburg, Lauren, Time Out Chicago, Issue 75, 2006
  • Jaeny Baik, CBC Radio, “Shaken not Stirred”, November 26-28, 2006
  • Walsh, Meeka, Frieze Magazine, Issue #102, October 2006
  • Eyland, Cliff, “Visual Arts”, Border Crossings Magazine, Issue 99, August 2006
  • Enright, Robert, “Picture Perfect” Globe and Mail, June 20, 2006
  • Enright, Robert, “City Report: Winnipeg” Freize Magazine, Issue 97, March 2006
  • Walker, Morley, “True to her Roots”, Winnipeg Free Press, March 16, 2006
  • “Sarah Anne Johnson”, Domino, March 2006

2005

  • “Newsmakers”, Maclean’s, Dec, 12-19 2005
  • Loftin, A.J., “Into the Woods,” Hartford Advocate, August 18 – 24, 2005
  • Ross, Lauren, “Sarah Anne Johnson: “Tree Planting” at Julie Saul
  • Gallery,Art on Paper, June, 2005
  • Fineman, Mia, “Close Up,” Photograph, May/June 2005
  • Peterson, Thane, “Photography’s Golden Age,” BusinessWeek, May 2, 2005
  • Aletti, Vince, “Mud, Sweat and Tears,” Modern Painters, April 2005
  • Smith, Roberta, “Last Chance,” The New York Times, March 11, 2005
  • “Don’t Miss! Sarah Anne Johnson,” Time Out New York, March 3-9, 2005
  • Aletti, Vince, “Paradise Found,” The Village Voice, February 15, 2005
  • Schwendener, Martha, “Sarah Anne Johnson,” Artforum.com, February, 2005
  • Smith, Roberta, “Tree Planting,” The New York Times, February 11, 2005
  • Maclean’s, “Newsmakers”, Vol. 118, Number 50, Dec. 12, 2005

2004-02

  • Border Crossing Magazine, Issue #92, p.80, 2004
  • Grosz, David, “Dreamweavers,” New York Sun, August 26, 2002

CATALOGS

  • “Sarah Anne Johnson, Wonderland, 2002-2014”, CAM Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, 2015
  • “Wonderlust”, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY, 2013
  • “Oh Canada”, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, 2012
  • “Sarah Anne Johnson, House on Fire”, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB, 2010
  • “Haunted: Photography/Video/Performance, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 2010
  • “Elsewhere”, Contemporary Art Museum of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2008
  • “Enfant De Cartier”, Photographie Canadienne Contemoporaine, Theatre de la Photographie et de l’Image, Nice, France, 2007
  • “Guggenheim Collection: 1940s to Now”, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 2007
  • “Crack in the Sky: La Biennale De Montreal 2007”, Centre International d’Art Contemporain De Montreal, Montreal, QC, 2007
  • “Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin”, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 2006
  • “Sarah Anne Johnson: Tree Planting”, Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts, Winnipeg, MB, 2006

COLLECTIONS

  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
  • Bank of Montreal, Toronto, ON
  • Canada Arts Council, Art Bank, Ottawa, ON
  • Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON
  • Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, ON
  • George Weston Limited, ON
  • The Granite Club, Ltd, ON
  • Harvard Business School, MA
  • Musee departemental d’art contemproian de Rochechouart, France
  • Musee des beaux-art de Montreal, QC
  • The National Gallery Of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • The New York Library, New York, NY
  • North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
  • Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  • Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • TD Bank Group, Toronto, ON
  • Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT