Curriculum Vitae


2013 PGCE The College Merthyr Tydfil
1992 MA. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland
1991 BA (Hons) Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland


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 and art therapy 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 with youth groups
2010 Merthyr Tydfil Willows Centre- poster design workshops with youth groups on alcohol awareness
1998 Rhondda Cynon Taff Arts, South Wales- multimedia exploration of youth social identity and relationship with community
1998 Community Education-Blackwood Miner's Institute- teaching traditional 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 and community values
1991 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Scotland- B+W printingworkshops and technical support for degree students
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

Live Art and Multimedia Events

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- 2022  The College Merthyr Tydfil - University of South Wales
1994- 1996 Merthyr Tydfil College


2021: Engage.Org: Gallery Training Network for Gallery Education: Publication of Mining Images to Support Academic Article
2021: Spaces
2020: Memories from the Shadows: The Wasteland
2020: The Psychogeography of Hidden Spaces
2020: Palimpsests
2019: Doors to No-Where
2016: Journey of Shadows
2012: Journey


2023 ATOM- Art Teachers of Merthyr- Redhouse Gallery, Merthyr
2022 Oriel 4 The College Merthyr Tydfil
2021 Non Place Collective Gallery, Bath
2020 The Attic Gallery, The Factory, Porth
2020 Oriel Thomas Gallery, Carmarthen: an exhibition by 56 Group Wales
2019 Tactilebosch: Under the Counter Culture
2019 G39 Cardiff
2017 Merthyr Rising Festival- Guerilla Art
2016 The Red House Gallery- Merthyr Rising Festival Group Exhibition
2015 The Red House Gallery Merthyr Tydfil- Group Exhibition
2013 Guest House Project Cork, Ireland- Group Exhibition
2012 tactileBOSCH Welsh Millenium Centre- Video Art and Film Screening
2011 ARTAT Rhosgilwen, Wales- Group Exhibition
2010 Guest House Project, Cork, Ireland- Culture Night
2010 Fraser Gallery, Maryland, Washington DC- Welsh Art Group Exhibition Promoted by Welsh Government
2010 Open Concept Gallery, Michigan, USA- Smart Multimedia Art Festival
2009 Galerie Vaclava Spaly- Prague- 'SYMBIO'
2006 Carlow Arts Festival, Ireland- Eigse 06 - Utopias
2006 Pallas Heights, Dublin Docklands
2005 New York Independent International Film & Video Festival- Manhattan Cinemas
2005 Triskel Arts, Cork, Ireland- Terminal: European City Of Culture
2005 Cork 2005, European City Of Culture- CCrevolver Live Art, Music & Multimedia Event
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 5th Gallery, Guiness Storehouse, Dublin- Us Live Event
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 West Wharf Gallery Cardiff, Wales- The Missing Link, Contemporary Art Group Show
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, Dundee, Scotland- The Decade Show
1992 Pontypridd Historical Centre, South Wales
1992 (D.J.C.A.) M.F.A. Group Exhibition
1991 Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland- Class of 91
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, Europe and America, in solo and group shows.