Blair Johnston

blairjohnston.com

blairjohnstonart@gmail.com

 

Education 

2015                BFA in New Media, School of Visual Art and Design, University of North Texas, Denton TX

                        BFA in Drawing and Painting, School of Visual Art and Design, University of North Texas, Denton TX

                             -German Minor

Solo Exhibitions

2012                Lines. Glassy Alley Art Gallery, Lubbock, TX

2013                A Collection of Ink Drawings from Blair Johnston. University of North Texas Student Union Outside Wall, Denton TX

 

Group Exhibitions

2016                Psychedelicious, Tarrant County Community College Northwest's Lakeview Gallery, Ft Worth TX

2016                One Process, Infinite Solutions, Voertmans Gallery, Denton TX   

2016              DALLAS AMBIENT MUSIC NIGHTS (DAMN)- Installations for: 

                                         DAMN XVI (RBC, DALLAS)

                                         DAMN XV (Green Elephant, DALLAS)

                                         DAMN XIV (RBC, DALLAS)

                                         DAMN XIII (Green Elephant, DALLAS)

                                         DAMN XII (RBC, DALLAS)

2016              The Lowdown presents Princess Party, Red Light, Dallas TX

2016              CY-FI Fridays, Crown & Harp, Denton TX

2016              Cosmica: Fantasy, Sprockets, Denton TX

2016                Weird Destiny, Voertmans Gallery, Denton TX

2015                Underground Gallery Show, UNT ART Building, Denton TX

2015                Drawing and Panting BFA Senior Show, Lightwell Gallery, Denton TX

2015                New Media Performance Night, Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Denton TX 

2015                SOMAaesthetic VOIDS, Cora Stafford Show, Denton TX

2015                Lost and Found, BrickHAUS Gallery, Denton TX

2015                Intimate Engagements, Black Lodge Gallery, Denton TX

2015                RECKLESS ONTOLOGICAL EMANATION, Hickory Hall, Denton TX

2015                11th Hour, North Gallery, Denton TX

2015                Hybrid Forms: Of Circumstance, Cora Stafford Galley, Denton TX

2014                rememory/disrememberance, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton TX 

2013                Mural Painting: Space, Lightwell Gallery, Denton TX

2012                University of North Texas Painting and Drawing Association Juried Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, Kevin Ruben Jones curator, Denton TX

 

Curation

2016                One Process, Infinite Solutions, Voertmans Gallery, Denton TX   

 

Residencies

2016              (forthcoming) D'CLINIC Studios, Zalaegerszeg, Hungary

 

Grants

2016              Greater Denton Arts Councils' Artist Mircogrant awarded for One Process, Infinite Solutions

 

Organizations

2016              Artist Member, Greater Denton Arts Council

2015                Delta Phi Alpha, Iota Epsilon, National German Honar Society, University of North Texas

2014                Art Chair, Alpha Phi Sorority, Pi Beta Chapter, University of North Texas

2014                Co-Founder of Temporary Name, Intermedia Art Collective

2014                Vice President Drawing and Painting Association

2013                College of Visual Arts and Design Senator, Student Government Association, University of North Texas

 

Teaching Experience

2016             Ballet/Tap Lead Teacher, Frisco School of Perfoming Arts, Frisco Tx

2016             Performance and Theatre Lead Teacher, Musical Arts Schoolhouse, Frisco Tx

2015               Art Teacher Assistant, Musical Arts Schoolhouse, Frisco Tx

 

Lectures, Presentations, Workshops

2015               North Texas Digital Fabrication Symposium, Willis Library, University of North Texas

 

Public Collections

Texas Tech University

 

Languages

German: 3 years

French: 3 years