Libby Johnson Vita 2017-08-15T22:19:59+00:00

VITA

Libby Johnson

EDUCATION

BFA: 1972, MFA: 1982, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA — 2011
  • David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN — 2017, 2015, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2002, 2000
  • Harris Gallery, Houston, TX — 2005, 2001, 1997
  • Caffery Gallery, Baton Rouge — 2008, 2006
  • School of Art Gallery, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA — 2005
  • Edith Baker Gallery (Cidnee Patrick Gallery), Dallas, TX — 2004, 2001, 1999, 1997
  • Heriard Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA — 2003, 2000, 1999
  • Clark Hall Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana State University, Hammond, LA — 1991
  • St. Tammany Arts Center, Covington, LA — 2008

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • “Decadence” — Glassell Gallery, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA–2011
  • “Women in Louisiana” — Selections from the New Orleans Museum of Art Collection, St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA, 2010
  • “Get Real” — 5 Person Exhibition, Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA 2009–2010
  • “Prospect One” — Group Exhibition — Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA 2009
  • “The Sky is Gray,” Works inspired by works by author Ernest Gaines, Invitational — LSU School of Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, 2008
  • Group Exhibition — Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2008
  • “Sofa” Art Invitational — LSU School of Art Gallery, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
  • “Still Life” — Harris Gallery, Houston, TX, 2006
  • Faculty Exhibition — Arrowmont School or Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, 2006
  • “Women Painting Women” — Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 2004
  • “Interpretations of the Still Life” — Forrest Scott Gallery, Millburn, NJ, 2004
  • Faculty Auction and Exhibition — Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO 2004
  • “Garden Party” — Calcasieu Museum, Lake Charles, LA
  • Invitational Landscape Exhibition — Forrest Scott Gallery, Millburn, NJ, 2004
  • Invitational Still Life Exhibition — Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC, 2004
  • 4 Person Exhibition — Peck Gallery, Providence, RI, 2004
  • “Real Women” — Clark Hall Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, 2001
  • “NOMA at the OMA” — Works of Louisiana Artists from the New Orleans Museum of Art Collection, Opelousas Museum of Art, Opelousas, LA 2001
  • Invitational Landscape Exhibition — Transco Energy Tower, Houston, TX 2000
  • Invitational Exhibition for Auction — Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, AL, 1999
  • Red Clay Survey, 6th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art — Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL 1998
  • Entergy Louisiana Juried Competition — Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans,LA , 1997
  • Project Harmony Invitational — Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA, 1996; Cash Award, Juror: Judith Linhares
  • Faculty Exhibition — Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, 1995
  • “Romancing the Land”, 6 Person Invitational — Galveston Arts Center, Galveston TX, 1994
  • 7th Juried Exhibition for Louisiana Women Artists — Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge, LA, Cash Award Juror: Janet Fish, 1994
  • 10th Annual Women’s National Juried Art Exhibition — Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR, Cash Award, 1999

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Recipient of the Lousiana State Individual Artist’s Fellowship, 2002
  • Teaching Faculty, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, 2004, 2006, 2008
  • Teaching Faculty, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, 1993, 2006, 2009
  • Teaching Faculty, St.Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA
  • Juror: The Sixteenth International Exhibition of Animals in Art, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA 2003
  • Juror: “Debris”, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Owner of the Studio dei Leoni, a teaching studio and community gathering place for artists
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Instructor for courses in painting, drawing and design, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 1980-82
  • American Art Collector Magazine 2005
  • International Artist Magazine 2006
  • New American Paintings, Catalogue of the 16th Open Studios Competition, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, June, 1998 pps. 60-61
  • Louisiana Literature, Publication of the Department of English, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, Spring, 1997
  • Watercolor Day by Day, Michael Crespo, Watson Guptill Publications, 1987
  • Experiments in Watercolor, Michael Crespo, Watson Guptill Publications, 1998
  • How To Make an Oil Painting, Michael Crespo, Watson Guptill Publications, 199

COLLECTIONS:

  • LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
  • State of Louisiana, Claiborne Building Collection, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Chevron Oil Company, Houston, TX
  • Duke Energy, Houston, TX
  • Promus Hotel Corporation, Memphis, TN
  • Pepsico International, Dallas TX
  • Carrington, Coleman, Sloman, Blumenthal, Attorneys at Law, Dallas, TX
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans, LA
  • City National Bank, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Premier Bank, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Kean, Miller, Hawthorne, D’Armond, McCorvan, & Jarmon, Attorneys at Law, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Hansbrough and Peters Medical Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA