Jane in studio

"I paint abstract landscapes, exploring color and how shapes and line interact. Interesting things happen where colors meet. I want to create something new and beautiful with some mystery about it."
—Jane Johnson


Jane Johnson's work is in the permanent collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, the collection of the U.S. State Department, and in numerous private and corporate collections.


Several paintings appeared in the early 1990's Mathew Broderick, Meg Ryan film, Addicted to Love.


Most recently, in May of 2009, she was awarded Best Landscape at the Guild Hall Museum show by Jodi Hauptman, Curator of Drawings, MOMA, NY.

 

Johnson is represented by Gerald Peter's Gallery in New York City and Sante Fe, New Mexico.


Jane Johnson lives and paints in Sag Harbor, NY.

 

Exhibition catalogues are available upon request.

 

VIDEO (3 min.):

Jane's opening at Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY


Read the REVIEW by Ann Landi


Read the ARTICLE by Eileen Casey, www.hamptons.com,
the arts, "Artists Among Us: Artist Profile: Jane Johnson"

EXHIBITION HISTORY
2011

Hampton Road Gallery, Southampton, NY. Solo show.

Hamptons Then and Now, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY.

Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY. Solo show.

2010

Sarah Nightengale Gallery, Shelter Island, NY.

ArtHamptons Art Fair, Bridgehampton, NY.

2009

Hampton Road Gallery, Southampton, NY. Solo show.

Guild Hall, Members Exhibition, East Hampton, NY. Awarded "Best Landscape" by Jodi Hauptman, Curator of Drawings, MOMA.

Hampton Road Gallery, Southampton, NY. Juried exhibition to benefit The Retreat. Awarded "Best In Show."

Artists Against Abuse, Plate Auction.The Retreat, East Hampton, NY.

LongHouse Reserve Auction, East Hampton, NY.

2008

Artists Against Abuse, Plate Auction. The Retreat, East Hampton, NY LongHouse Reserve Auction, East Hampton, NY.

2007

Paintings, Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY. Solo show. Catalogue available: Estuary Paintings.

Artists Against Abuse, Plate Auction. The Retreat, East Hampton, NY LongHouse Reserve Auction, East Hampton, NY.

2006

Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY. Solo show.Artists Against Abuse, Plate Auction. The Retreat, East Hampton, NY.

2005

Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY. Solo show. Artists Against Abuse, Plate Auction. The Retreat, East Hampton, NY.

The Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY.

2004

Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY. Solo show.Artists Against Abuse, Plate Auction. The Retreat, East Hampton, NY.

2003

Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY. Solo show.Artists Against Abuse, Plate Auction. The Retreat, East Hampton, NY.

2002

Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY. Solo show.

2001

Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY.

Of Land and Sea, Guild Hall Members Exhibition, East Hampton, NY. Honorable Mention awarded by Raphael Rubenstein, Sr. Editor, Art In America.

Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY. Solo show.

Rooms and Gardens Soho, NewYork, NY. Solo show.

2000

Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY. Earth, Wind and Fire.

Rooms and Gardens Soho, NewYork, NY. Solo show.

1999

Rooms and Gardens Soho, NewYork, NY. Solo show.

1998

Wainscott Gallery, Wainscott, NY. Solo show.

Nabis Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY.

Rooms and Gardens Soho, NewYork, NY. Solo show.

1997

Rooms and Gardens Soho, New York, NY. Solo show.

Nabis Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY. Nocturnes.

1996

Somers Canyon Gallery, Oakland, CA. Solo show.

Rooms and Gardens Soho, NewYork, NY. Solo show. Catalogue available.

Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA. Painting 1996. Juried by Howard Fox of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

1995

Rooms and Gardens Soho, NewYork, NY. Solo show.

1994

Rooms and Gardens Soho, NewYork, NY. Solo show.

Mahler Gallery, Washington, DC. Jane Johnson: Recent Paintings. Solo show. Catalogue available.

1993

Gallery Beretitch, Claremont, CA. Jane Johnson Paintings. Solo show.

Long Island University, Southampton, NY. The Masters Class.

Mahler Gallery, Washington, DC. Solo show.

Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA. Solo show.

McNair Gallery, Telluride, CO. Jane Johnson. Solo show.

1992

Mahler Gallery Washington, DC. Jane Johnson: Recent Paintings. Solo show.

Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA. Solo show.

1991

Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC.

Mahler Gallery, Washington, DC. Cypress Series. Solo show.

Athaneum, Alexandria, VA. Drawing Award from Willem de Looper, artist and curator, Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC.

1990

Arts 901, Quadrangle Development Corporation. Juror, Mark Leithauer, Deputy Chief of Design, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Mahler Gallery, Washington, DC. Cypress Series. Solo show.

Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC. Artists Equity Associates-Fifth Annual Membership Awards Exhibition. Juried by Willem deLooper, artist and curator of the Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC.

1988

Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC., The Dog Show.

Art League, Alexandria, VA. The Drawn Line. Juror award. Jennie Lea Knight, artist.

1987

Art League, Alexandria, VA. Drawing Award.

Art League, Alexandria, VA. Juror Award granted by Willem DeLooper, curator, Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC.

Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC.

United Nations World Conference on Women, Nairobi, Kenya. Focus International: An American Album. Exhibition traveled worldwide and is now in the permanent collection of The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.

1986

Kackle Gallery, New York, NY. Solo show.

Spectrum Gallery, Washington, DC. Invitational.

1985

Dumbarton Gallery, Washington, DC.

Studio Gallery, Washington, DC.

Salon des Refusees. Juried by Ann Zahn.

All Washington Show, Washington, DC.

1982

Montrose Gallery, Washington, DC.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2009 hamptons.com: the arts. "Artists Among Us: Artist Profile - Jane Johnson." June 6, 2009.
2005 Sag Harbor Express. "Johnson and Zizes at Merz." July 14, 2005.
2004 Long, Robert. "Big Varied Show at Gallery Merz."East Hampton Star/Opinion, January 1, 2004.
2003

Sundance Catalogue-Fall 2003. Featured artist, pp 42-43.

Ernst, Eric. "A Jolt of Electricity at Merz." Southampton Press/Perspectives, January 23, 2003.

2002

East Hampton Star Magazine. Cover art. Sheridan Sansegundo, Editor. Spring 2002.

2001 Wolberg, Marion Weiss. "New Art Sources." Dan's Papers, July 20, 2001.
Wetzel, Andrew. "Merz on Main Street." The Independent, June 27 2001.
Young, Beth. "Business of Art, Gallery Merz." Sag Harbor Express, June 14, 2001.
Sansegundo, Sheridan. East Hampton Star, July 5, 2001. "Jane Johnson: 'Impressionist — Expressionist.'"
2000 Braff, Phyllis. "Art Reviews: Earth, Wind and Fire." The New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 2000.
1998 The New York Times, May 3 1998.
1997 Braff, Phyllis. "Wainscott Gallery Presentation—Well-known Names." The New York Times/Art Review, December 14, 1997.
1996

Martha Stewart Living, April 1996.

Telluride Daily Planet, December 1996.

How To Decorate, Martha Stewart, 1994.

1995 House Beautiful 1995.
"Art in Embassies." July 1995. Catalogue.
1994 The Washington Post, March 5, 1994. "Jane Johnson at Mahler Gallery."
The Washington Post, Lee Fleming, April 1994.
1993

New York Magazine, February 22, 1993.

Telluride Daily Planet, December 24, 1993. Photo by Doug Berry.

1992 Ward, Timothy J. and Ward, Karen R. "Make An Artful Transition" Metropolitan Home, December 1992.
Landis, Dylan. "Met Home of the Month"Metropolitan Home.Renovation of a Georgetown, DC home by architect Dale Overmyer. Featured three Johnson paintings.
1988 Braff, Phyllis. "Subjective and Abstract Flow in Many Directions" Tne New York Times/Art Review, May 1988.
Landis, Dylan. "Met Home of the Month"Metropolitan Home.Renovation of a Georgetown, DC home by architect Dale Overmyer. Featured three Johnson paintings.

EDUCATION
1980-1986 Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC.
Study with Gene Davis, William Christenberry, William Newman, William Willis, Ann Purcell.
1967 Study painting with Henry Gorski, New Haven, CT
1965 Rollins College, FL: BA
1963 Briarcliff College, NY: AA