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Lindsey K. Johnson (b. 1990) is a contemporary figurative artist born and raised in Louisiana, where she attended McNeese State University and concentrated in painting, drawing, and ceramics (sculpture). She then moved to Florence, Italy where she received her MFA in Studio Art from Studio Arts College International. She has shown and published her work internationally.

 

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EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts

Studio Arts College International, Firenze, Italy

Concentration: Studio Arts

August 2016 – April 2018

 

Bachelor of Arts

McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana 

Concentration: Painting, Drawing, and Ceramics

2009 August – 2014 December

 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

2018-2017- The Gillian Award, Studio Art Colleges International, Firenze, Italy

2017-2016- The Gillian Award, Studio Art Colleges International, Firenze, Italy

2014- Nowell Daste Award, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

2014- Connie Clarke Travel Research Scholarship, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

2014- Academic Summit Award, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA

2013- Dr. John DiGilia Scholarship, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

 

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE & INTERNSHIPS

2018- Teaching Assistant Beginning- Intermediate Painting under Gary Lissa, Studio Arts College International, Firenze, Italy

2017- Teaching Assistant Beginning- Advanced Marble Sculpture under John Taylor, Studio Arts College International, Firenze, Italy

2014- Paid Internship as Gallery Assistant, Historic City Hall, Lake Charles, LA

2012- Gallery Internship, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

 

SOLO SHOWS

February 2018- Delineation of a Void, Jules Maidoff Gallery, Firenze, Italy

August 2015- The Journey to The Core, Promenade Art Walk, Lake Charles, LA 

January 2015- The After Math, Stellar Gallery, Lake Charles, LA

 

GROUP SHOWS 

April 2018- Penombra/ Penumbra, Galleria Il Ponte, Firenze, Italy

January 2018- IL FILO degli ALTRA- The Filo of the Others, SACI Gallery, Firenze, Italy

2017-2016- Group Show, Studio Art Colleges International, Firenze, Italy

April 2015- Joint Show with Jeremy Price for Spring Art walk, Stellar Gallery, Lake Charles, LA

February 2014- 2nd annual Patron Art Show, Stellar Gallery, Lake Charles, LA

March 2013- Not your Typical Hipster Scum, Gallery Promenade, Lake Charles, LA

March 2013- TWO-PersonAlexander Art Studio, Lake Charles, LA

February 2013-Juried Annual Student Show at McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA (curated by Brian Guidry, Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA)

2009- Juried Life in Louisiana Exhibit Art Students, Third Place, Lake Charles, LA (curated by Daniel Vidrine, PhD, Supervisor of Art)

 

PUBLICATIONS

June 2018- Higher Calling- Lagniappe Magazine Vol. 36 NO 11, Lake Charles, LA

May 2018- Love at first sight 'an understatement', American Press Issue: 45,049, Lake Charles, LA

April 2018- From One Boot To Another (online), McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

January 2018- FUL. Magazine, Firenze, Italy

2017/2018- Featured Artist, Political object / Oggetto Politico, Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, Italy