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 — 2018, 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

  • “Finding Our Place: Women in the Arts 1983-1992”, Glassell Gallery, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, La- 2019
  •  Summer Invitational: “Luna”, Glassell Gallery, Shaw Center of the Arts, Baton Rouge, La 2019
  • “Food, Glorious Food”, Capital Center Contemporary 4, Invitational, Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA 2018
  • “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

  •  “Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape, John Kemp, Sept 2016
  • Recipient of the Louisiana State Individual Artist’s Fellowship, 2002

  • Teaching Faculty, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, 20ept04, 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