Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013 PGCE The College Merthyr Tydfil
1992 M.F.A. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland
1991 B.F.A. (Hons) Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland
1988 FDIP Newport College of Art, South Wales
1982 6 x 'O' Levels Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr Tydfil

Commissions

1995 Tower Colliery South Wales- development of archival material for new colliery exhibition centre
1991- 1994 Castle Huntly Young Offenders Institution Scotland- site specific photoworks exploring identity within an open prison
1993 Dundee City Council- printing of archival centenary portfolio
1991-1992 Tayside Social Works Dept- site specific photoworks promoting community values in a residential home for the elderly
1989 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art- portraits for London exhibition of fashion graduates

Workshops + Community Artwork

2010 Global Village Festival Merthyr Tydfil - photography Workshops
2010 Merthyr Tydfil Willows Centre- poster design workshops on alcohol awareness
1998 Rhondda Cynon Taff Arts, South Wales- multimedia exploration of youth social identity and relationship with community
1998 Community Education-Blackwood- teaching black and white photography
1996 Merthyr Tydfil Probation Service- photographic workshops aimed at developing self potential
1993 Seagate Gallery- Fotofeis Photography Festival Scotland- workshop exploring identity values inherent in portraiture
1991- 1992 Seaton Grove Residential Home for the Elderly Scotland- interactive photo workshops promoting family values
1991 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Scotland- B+W printingworkshops and technical support
1989- 1991 Dundee Cyrenians Scotland- photography workshops aimed at encouraging social skills with alcohol rehabilitation

Artist in Residence

2010 The Guest House Project, Cork, Ireland
2002- 2005 Resident Member of Cork Artists Collective, Cork, Ireland
1994- 1995 Cyfarthfa Castle Museum, South Wales

Curatorial Projects

2005- 2006 Founder & Co-director of CCrevolver- Live Art, Music & Multimedia Event
2003- 2004 Founder & Co-director of Electric Rain- Live Art, Music and Multimedia Event

Funding Awards

Cork 2005 European Capital of Culture- Award for Live Art, Music and Multimedia Event
Cork 2005 European Capital of Culture- Award for Artist Residency
2004 Arts Council of Ireland- Funding for Live Art Event to Celebrate Expansion of the EU

Photography Lecturer

2009- .......   The College Merthyr Tydfil - University of South Wales
1994- 1996 Merthyr Tydfil College

Publications

2012: Journey
2016: Journey of Shadows

Exhibitions

2016 Merthyr Rising Festival - The Red House Gallery
2015 The Red House Gallery Merthyr Tydfil
2013 Guest House Project Cork, Ireland
2012 tactileBOSCH Welsh Millenium Centre
2011 ARTAT Rhosgilwen, Wales
2010 Culture Night, Guest House Project, Cork, Ireland.
2010 Fraser Gallery, Maryland, Washington DC
2010 Smart Multimedia art festival- Open Concept Gallery, Michigan, USA
2009 'SYMBIO'- Galerie Vaclava Spaly- Prague
2006 Eigse 06 - Utopias, Carlow Arts Festival, Ireland
2006 Pallas Heights, Dublin Docklands
2005 New York Independent International Film & Video Festival
2005 Triskel Arts-Terminal, Cork, Ireland- European City Of Culture
2005 CCrevolver Live Art, Music & Multimedia Event - Cork 2005, European City Of Culture
2005 ev+a 2005 Limerick City Art Gallery (show curated by Dan Cameron, Head Curator, MOMA, NY)
2005 C2 Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork 2004- 2005, European Capital of Culture - Opening Art Show
2003- 2004 Electric Rain: Live Art & Multimedia Event, Cork, ireland (6 events)
2003 Kerry International Film Festival, Tralee, Ireland
2003 Us Live Event @ 5th Gallery, Guiness Storehouse, Dublin
2003 Art in the Cathedral- St Finbarrs, Cork, Ireland
2002 Cork Vision Centre- Art Trail-Soundline, Ireland
2002 Cork Artists Collective- Library House installation, Cork, Ireland
1998 Llandough Hospital, Cardiff
1998 The Missing Link- Contemporary Art Group Show, West Wharf Gallery Cardiff, Wales
1996 Pontypridd Historical Centre, Wales
1996 Cyfarthfa Castle Museum Gallery, Wales
1996 Tower Colliery, South Wales
1996 Dare Valley Park Gallery, South Wales
1996 Brecon Museum Art Gallery, Wales
1995 Big Pit Mining Museum, South Wales
1995 Cardiff Industrial and Maritime Museum, Wales
1993 D.J.C.A. Between the Red and White Lights, Dundee, Scotland
1993 Rhondda Heritage Park, South Wales
1992 Mc Manus Gallery- The Decade Show, Dundee, Scotland
1992 Pontypridd Historical Centre, South Wales
1992 (D.J.C.A.) M.F.A. Group Exhibition
1991 Stills Gallery- Class of 91, Edinburgh, Scotland
1991 Cyfarthfa Castle Museum, South Wales
1991 Taff Merthyr Colliery, South Wales
1992- M.F.A. - D.J.C.A. Dundee, Scotland
1991- B.F.A. - D.J.C.A. Dundee, Scotland
1988 Newport College of Art foundation show

Art Background and Education

Andrew Johnson graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, in 1992, with a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts- Hons) and an MFA (Master of Fine Arts). He gained a Distinction PGCE in 2013. He has exhibited widely around the UK, Ireland and America, in solo and group shows.