Devin Lee Johnson

B. May 30, 1991 in Covina, California

Education

MFA, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, 2016 *Awarded CGU’s President’s Art Award upon graduating

BA in Visual & Public Art, Minor in Biology, California State University Monterey Bay, Monterey Bay, CA, 2014 *Graduated with distinction in the major

Graduated from Damien High School, La Verne, CA, 2009

Employment

Studio Technician for Mount San Antonio College Art Department, Walnut, CA. March 2017 to Present

Studio Technician for Pitzer College Art Department, Claremont, CA. June 2015 to Present

2017

Selected Group Shows

The Global Mixup, at The Woodstock Foundry in Capetown, South Africa February 2017. http://www.themixup.org/

Collaborations

Set Designer and Performer for, Do You: Migration of the Monarchs, in Hollywood Fringe Festival June 2017. http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/users/81270?tab=about

Performances

Performed as a live painter at Earth Jam Music Festival in Three Rivers California April 2017. http://www.earthjamfestival.com/

2016

Awards

Claremont Graduate University's 2016 President's Art Award, in recognition of the piece entitled Hills & Tunnels

The Global Mixup, Awarded “Pick of the Week” by Cornucopia Magazine. http://www.cornucopia.net/events/the-mixup/

Selected Solo Shows

Drawn Out, East Gallery at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA. MFA Thesis Show. devinleejohnson.com

Selected Group Shows

The Global Mixup, at Space Debris Gallery in Karakoy, Istanbul, August 2016. http://www.themixup.org/

Group-a-Therapists, at A Kippenberger-Beuys Gallery Glendale, CA. June 2016. http://haight.space/groupatherapists

The Global Mixup, at Lumberjack Coffee in Camberwell, London for Camberwell Arts Festival June 2016. http://www.themixup.org/

Fork and Knife, East and Peggy Phelps Gallery at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA.

CGU Open Studios 2016, Atrium at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA.

Employment

Worked as a Studio Technician for Claremont Graduate University Art Department September 2015 to May 2016.

Internships

Pitzer Studio Technician, assist ceramicist, Tim Berg, and sculptor, Sarah Gilbert, maintain their

class studios, at Pitzer College, Claremont, CA.

Assistantships

The Soul at Work: Phoning It In, assisted artist, Olga Koumoundouros, install her solo show at Commonwealth and Council Gallery, Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA. http://commonwealthandcouncil.com/exhibitions/1607/OK/images.html

2015

Selected Solo Shows

Floating Constructs, Gallery 100 at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA. devinleejohnson.com

The Canyon, Gallery 128 at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA. devinleejohnson.com

Conventional Oven, Gallery 126A at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA. devinleejohnson.com

Selected Group Shows

Soup, East and Peggy Phelps Gallery at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA. 2nd Year Student Group Show.

2015 Claremont City Hall Show, a juried show at Claremont City Hall, CA.

2014

Selected Group Shows

2014 First Year Student Exhibition, East and Peggy Phelps Gallery at Claremont Graduate University Art Department, Claremont, CA.

CSUMB’s Senior Capstone 2014, Visual and Public Art Department at California State University Monterey Bay, Monterey Bay, CA.

Assistantships

Beginning Painting, assisted instructor, Sandeep Mukherjee, oversee a college level beginning

painting class at Pomona College, Claremont, CA.

2013

Selected Group Shows

CSUMB’s President Exhibition, a juried show displayed at the president of California State University Monterey Bay’s Honorary House, Marina, CA.

Juried show for California State University Monterey Bay’s Visitor Alumni Center, Marina, CA.

Etherial I.D., curated and exhibited for the Visual and Public Art Department at California State University Monterey Bay, Monterey Bay, CA.

Assistantships

In Process, assisted artist, Andrew Schoultz, install a mural at The Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey Bay, CA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PinSPFW5fg

Marina High School Mural, assisted artist, Johanna Poethig install a mural at Marina High School, Marina, CA.