Ann Johnson


EDUCATION
2008 M.F.A. Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
1994 M.A. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Houston, TX
1991 B.S. Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Color Up, Color Down, Russ Pinttman Park, Houston, TX Preservation, Longview Museum of Fine Art, Longview, TX
2013 I'll Fly Away, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX Movement, Russ Pittman Park, Houston, TX
2012 Journeys, Passages & Transitions, Beach Institute, Savannah, GA
2010 Solefolio, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
2008 It Is The Not Knowing That Burns My Soul, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
2006 The Hoop Dreamin' Collection, Tea Room Art Gallery, Houston, TX; John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
Journey of a Lifetime: A View of South Africa, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
2001 Hoop Dreamin'... Second Quarter, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
1998 Hoop Dreamin', Artist in Residence (Round 8), Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
1996 Sole 4 Real, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
1993 A Malcolm & Billie Thang, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
1992 Rap De La Sole, The Shark Bar, New York, NY
1991 Sole 2 Sole Comes Home..., Laramie County Library Gallery, Cheyenne, WY
1990 Sole 4 Sole, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Print Matters, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
Suga, BLUEorange Contemporary, Houston
2013 bås, Art League of Houston, Houston
PRINTTX, Museum of Printing History, Houston
United We Stand: A Civil Rights Retrospective, National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture, Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL
New Artist Group Exhibition, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
ROUX, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012 MOJO, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
NAAHBCU ANNUAL GROUP EXHIBIT, Atlanta, GA
STIR, Gallery M Squared, Houston
18th Annual Actor's Theatre Art Exhibition, Louisville, KY
24th Carroll Harris Simms, African American Museum of Dallas, Dallas
Almalgamation and Hybrid Themes, Northline Campus, Houston Community College, Houston
Quest for Black Citizenship, Bowie State University, Baltimore, MD
2011 ROUX, Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston, TX; Gallery III, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
IndiVisible, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
What's The New News, Community Artists' Collective, Houston, TX
Converging Voices Transforming Dialog: The Collection of Kimberly and Elliott Perry, University Museum, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX
Five Views From the Hill, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
Perceptions of Whiteness, Tisdale Beach Institute, Savannah, GA
PrintMatters 2011, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
Seven Deadly Sins, Museum of Cultural Arts Houston, Houston, TX
2010 Four Views, Lone Star College - North Harris, Houston, TX
Coming by Force: Overcoming by Choice, Fire House Gallery, Long Island, NY
Reflections of a Movement, Montogomery, AL
Texas Artists, Juried Exhibition, Beeville Museum, Beeville, TX
2009 Paper & Ink, Museum of Printing History, Houston, TX
M3: MC's, Mics, Metaphors, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Bearing Witness: Artful Thursday Program, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Assistance League of Houston: Celebrates Texas Art, Juried Exhibition, Williams Towers, Houston, TX
Serious Play, Juried Exhibition, Williams Towers, Houston, TX
First Fruit XIII, Juried Exhibition, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA
Coming by Force, Overcoming by Choice, Juried Exhibition, North Carolina A&T, Greensboro, NC
5x5x(5), Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Reigniting The Spirit of Sisterhood, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
Gift of the Spirit, Juried Exhibition, Chase Bank Downtown, Art League of Houston, Houston, TX
2008 Houston Collects African American Art, Invitational, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
First Fruit XII, Juried Exhibition, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA
Another Look, Community Artists' Collective, Houston, TX
Spring Show, Juried Exhibition, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
Inklandia, Invitational, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
Of Women: Artistic Feminine Expressions, Community Artists' Collective, Houston, TX
2007 Spring Show, Juried Exhibition, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
Northville Small Print Show, Juried Exhibition, Northville Art House, Northville, MI
20x20x20 Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
22nd Annual Carol Simms Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, African American Museum of Life and Culture, Dallas, TX (Mixed Media Winner)
2006 In Our House, Juried Exhibition, Three Rivers Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Big Bang Art Show, Juried Exhibition, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
2004 The Big Show, Juried Exhibition, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX (Prize Winner)
2002 Craft Houston 2002, Juried Exhibition, Houston, TX
2001 Cow Parade: Houston, TEXAS HOT MAMA, Juried Exhibition, Houston, TX
1999 Black Women In The Academy II, Juried Exhibition, Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
One Drop One Blood, Juried Exhibition, FACET Competition, Taos, NM
FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND AWARDS
2011 President's Faculty of the Year Aaward, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
2010 Teaching Excellence, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
2007 Mixed Media Winner, 22nd Annual Carol Simms Exhibition, African American Museum of Life and Culture, Dallas, TX
2004 Prize Winner, The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2002-2005 Adjunct Art Professor, Cy-Fair College, Houston, TX
1995-2005 Contributing Artst, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
1996-2004 Instructor, Visual Arts & Crafts Summer Program and Creator and Director, African American Art Festival (Children's Village), Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
2002-present Founder /Creative Director, Visual Arts & Crafts Summer Program, RAW Kids Mobile Art Camps, Houston, TX
1995-present Instructor, Merchandising and Design, Assistant Visiting Professor of Art, Prairie View A&M University
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Michelle Barnes, Houston, TX
Dr. John Guess, Houston, TX
Edward Hamb, Houston, TX
Dr. Olenda Johnson, Houston, TX
Juanita King, Houston, TX
Sonja and Richard Nichols, Houston, TX
Elliot Perry, TN
Dr. Gregory Shannon, Houston, TX
Keisha and Wesley Shannon, Houston, TX
Dr. Sarah Trotty, Houston, TX