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 Martin (Marty) Brian Johnson  (1951 - )



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Lived/Active: Virginia      Known for: abstraction, environments

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BIOGRAPHY for Martin (Marty) Johnson

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Marty Johnson (b.1951)

1974  B. Architecture, Virginia Tech

1977  M. F. A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1976  Huntington Gallery - Huntington West Virginia

1977  High Museum of Art – Atlanta, Georgia

1978  Appalachia Center for Contemporary Art – Charleston, West Virginia

1979  School of Visual Arts - New York, New York
James Madison University – Harrisonburg, Virginia

1981  Swarthmore College – Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
The Alternative Museum, New York, New York
Wake Forest University – Wake Forest, North Carolina

1980, 1983    P. S. 1 - Queens, New York

1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987 Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, New York

1982  1708 East Main Gallery - Richmond, Va.
Florida State University Gallery    
Phoenix Art Museum
University of Iowa Gallery

1984Wake Forest University – Wake Forest, North Carolina

1985  Virginia Beach Arts Center – Va. Beach, Virginia
Splat Gallery - Norfolk, Virginia    
Old Dominion University Gallery – Norfolk, Virginia

1986  University Of Arkansas Gallery
University Of Alabama Gallery
Penn State University Gallery

1987  Chrysler Museum - Norfolk, Virginia
1988, 1992    Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art - Winston Salem, N.C.
Portsmouth Museum - Portsmouth, Virginia

1990  Peninsula Fine Arts Center - Newport News, Virginia
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Richmond, Virginia

1993  Virginia Beach Center for the Arts – Virginia Beach, Virginia
Glass Gallery - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1994  Art Museum of Western Virginia - Roanoke, Virginia
City Gallery of Contemporary Art - Raleigh, North Carolina

1995  Arlington Museum of Art - Arlington, Texas
Cheekwood Museum of Art - Nashville, Tennessee
Nexus Contemporary Art Center - Atlanta, Georgia

2011  Visual Arts Center – Richmond Virginia - Retrospective

Permanent Collections:
National Gallery of Art - Washington D.C.
Birmington Museum of Art – Birmington, Alabama
Phoenix Art Museum – Phoenix, Arizona
The Arkansas Arts Center – Little Rock, Arkansas
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center – Colorado Springs, Colorado
Yale University Art Gallery – New Haven, Connecticut
Delaware Art Museum – Wilmington, Delaware
Miami Art Museum – Miami, Florida
Boise Art Museum – Boise, Idaho
University Museum, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, Illinois
Ball State University – Muncie, Indiana
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas – Lawrence, Kansas
The Speed Art Museum – Louisville, Kentucky
Portland Museum of Art – Portland, Maine
Academy Art Museum – Easton, Maryland
The University of Michigan Museum of Art – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Fredrick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mississippi Museum of Art – Jackson, Mississippi
Saint Louis Art Museum – St. Louis, Missouri
Yellowstone Art Museum – Billings, Montana
Joslyn Art Museum – Omaha, Nebraska
Las Vegas Art Museum – Las Vegas, Nevada
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College – Hanover, New Hampshire
Montclair Art Museum – Montclair, New Jersey
Akron Art Museum – Akron, Ohio
Oklahoma City Museum of Art – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Portland Art Museum – Portland, Oregon
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, Rhode Island
Columbia Museum of Art – Columbia, South Carolina
South Dakota Art Museum, South Dakota State University – Brookings, South Dakota
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art – Memphis, Tennessee
Dallas Museum of Fine Art – Dallas, Texas
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University – Logan, Utah
Chrysler Museum – Norfolk, Virginia
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Richmond, Virginia
Huntington Museum of Art – Huntington, West Virginia
Milwaukee Art Museum – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
University of Wyoming Art Museum – Laramie, Wyoming

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