Johanna Jackson › CV

Johanna Jackson


b. 1972, Springfield, MA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY




MFA, San Francisco Art Institute


Solo & Two Person Exhibitions


    2017    BOW BOW, CANADA, New York, NY

                The Middle Riddle, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY

    2015    House of Escaping Forms, with Chris Johanson, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery,         Philadelphia, PA

                What it Means to Learn, with Dana Dart-Mclean, Human Resources, Los             Angeles, CA

    2014    Johanna Jackson/Chris Johanson, South Willard, Los Angeles, CA

    2013    Outdoor Furniture Commission, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

    2012    The Big Fig, Portland Museum of Modern Art, Portland, OR 

                MOCA TV, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

    2011     Billions and Billions of People, with Chris Johanson, Mural, Portland, OR 

    2008    Conclusions on Boundaries, with Chris Johanson, Art of This Gallery,                 Minneapolis, MN

    2007    Peaceable Kingdom, with Chris Johanson, Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy

    2006    Victory Over the Sun, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL

                Sets, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark

    2005     History: The Complete Drawings, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    2003     Army of Birds, Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

                The Mysteries of Life Kept Secret, WGM, Basel, Switzerland

                Jo Jackson, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

    2002    The Big Business of Life, Adobe Bookstore and Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Group Exhibitions


    2017    Chapters: Book Arts in Southern California, Craft and Folk Art Museum,         Los Angeles, CA

    2015    The Outside Museum, Hi-Desert, CA

                And There is an End, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2014     Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California, Oakland Museum,                 Oakland, CA

                Another Cats Show, 356 Mission/Ooga Booga, Los Angeles, CA

                I was a Double, Tang Musuem, Saratoga Springs, NY 

    2012    Creature from the Blue Lagoon, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

                Contemporary Painting: 1960 to the Present, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA 

                Collecting Collections and Concepts, part of the official program of                 exhibitions of     European Capital of Culture 2012 at Fabrica ASA, Guimarães

    2010    Use Recycled Material, KRETS, Malmo, Sweden

                100 Records, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

    2009     15 Years of New Image Art, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

                Songs from the Treetops, PDX Contemporary, Portland, OR    

                Impossible Instruments/Future Flags, 1430 Contemporary, Portland, OR 

    2008    The Rental Gallery, New York, NY    

                La Foret Museum, Toyko, Japan

                Artis, the Reader, S’Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

                Black Milk, Milk Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

                Bilingual, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL

    2007    In the Fullness of Time, The Luggage Store, San Francisco

    2006    Between Stations, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill,             NY    

                Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR 

                HIghmath, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark 

    2004    A More Perfect Union, More or Less, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL

                Color Wheel Oblivion, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

                Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

                Freedom Frenzy, Reading Frenzy, Portland, OR

                Sounds Video, Savage Art Resources, Portland, OR

                Beautiful Losers, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Yerba Buena                 Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

                Lo-Gressive Living: Works on Paper from the San Francisco Bay Area, The

                Approach, London, UK

                Pink Steam, Harvey Milk Library, San Francisco, CA

    2003    17 Reasons, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                Bay Area Now 3, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

                President, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA

                Mud Larks, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

                Crazy Bastard, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

                Taqueria Cancun, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA

    2002    How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                Session the Bowl, Deitch Projects, New York, NY    

    2001    It Can Change, Fat Slice Pizza, Berkeley, CA

                Western, Studio Z, San Francisco, CA

                12x12, Aquarius Records, San Francisco, CA

                A Drawing Odyssey, New Image Arts, Los Angeles, CA

                Hi, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

    2000    Flourish, Quotidian, San Francisco, CA

               What It Is, New Image Arts, Los Angeles, CA

               Portraits, New Image Arts, Los Angeles, CA

               2x1, Aquarius Records, San Francisco, CA

               Booked 2, Blue Books, San Francisco, CA

               San Francisco Drawing Show, New Image Arts, Los Angeles, CA




    2006    Oregan Biennial Schnitzer Award


Public Art


    2014    The Standard Hotel Fountain, New York, NY

    2011    Billions and Billions of People Mural, Portland, OR 

    2008   Cherry Sprout Mural, Portland, OR




    2012    The Big Fig, Mississsippi Records

    2008    Peaceable Kingdom, Nieves

    2006    Victory over the Sun, Kavi Gupta

    2004    Beautiful Losers, D.A.P. / Iconoclast

    2003    The Mysteries of Life Kept Secret, Alleged Press & Nieves