Kendall Johnson

Kendall Johnson paints in Claremont, California. He is a National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certified Art teacher, has taught hard to reach adolescents for twenty years, and is currently teaching at Danbury School for orthopedically handicapped and seriously health impaired children. He works collaboratively with the Mentor Project at the 1st Street Gallery in Claremont, a studio/gallery for developmentally disabled adults. 

Ken’s work has consistently won awards and is shown regionally and in Australia. He recently organized the exhibit “FOR THE GENERATIONS: A HALF CENTURY OF CLAREMONT ART IN SUPPORT OF JOHNSON’S PASTURE”. Ken is a member of the Society of Layerists in Multi-Media.

EXHIBITS

Solo:

April, 2007
“And the Path In Between: Four Studies of Liminal Space” Claremont Forum, Claremont, CA

September, 2006
“Melting Into Air: Layered Abstractions of Johnson’s Pasture Exploring Place and Person” Alexander Hughes Community Center, Claremont, CA

October, 2006
“Melting Into Air II: Extension exhibit at Chiropractic Office of Dr. Martin McCloud, Claremont, CA

June, 2005
“The Atomic Age: Exploring the Spiritual Consequences of these Secular Times”   Solo Exhibit, Mount San Antonio Gardens Gallery, Claremont, CA

March, 2005
“Heart of Darkness/Center of Light” Solo Exhibit, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

Two Person:

June, 2007

“Horizon and Other Places Within” Claremont Forum, Claremont, CA with
Elizabeth Sides-Preston

June, 2005    
“Transformatives: Collaborative Works Exploring the Inner Dynamics of   Change” Ruiz Studios, Monterey, CA, with Elizabeth Sides

February, 2005
“Healing the Spirit Within: Personal, Archetypical and Healing Themes.” Gallery at the Wentworth, Sydney, Australia, with Elizabeth Sides

Group:

January, 2012
"A STAND Against Traffick" Mosaic Gallery, Pomona. Group fundraising exhibit against human trafficking.

November/December 2011
"INNERWOVEN" Gallery 57 Group Show with Andrée Mahoney, Sharon Algozer, Solange Ledwith, and Russ Huff

June, 2011
"DIVERSITY" Gallery 57 Group Show with Gallery members

November/December, 2010
"SUBTEXT" Gallery 57 Group show with Venice McCurdy, Georgia Garside and Russ Huff

November/December, 2009
"CONFABULATION" Group show with Derrick Yazzie and Russ Huff

July/ August, 2009
"CONVERGENCE" California Artists of the Society of Layerists in Multi-Media - Gallery 57

April, 2008
"ILLUMINATION" Florida Society of Layerists in Multi–Media Ft. Meyers, Fla

July, 2007
“Exploring Multiple Dimensions” Society of Layerists in Multi Media 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Albuquerque, N.M. curated by Gerry Riggs and Nancy Azara

May, 2007
“Moving Past Present” East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

November, 2006
“Among the Shadows” Claremont Forum, Claremont, CA curated by Anne Seltzer

July, 2006     
“For the Generations: Fifty Years of Claremont Art in Support of  Johnson’s Pasture” Claremont, California  Curated by Karl Benjamin

July, 2006     
“Layered Meanings in Multi-Media: Exhibit of Local and National Artists” curated by Mary Hughes

June, 2006    
“Save Johnson’s Pasture” Claremont Community Foundation, Claremont CA curated by Steve Comba

October, 2005         
Annual Exhibit, Pomona Valley Art Association, Pomona, CA  curated by Tom Fong

October, 2005         
Annual Exhibit, Inland Valley Associated Artists, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

December, 2004     
Angels Exhibit, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

October, 2004        
Annual Exhibit, Inland Valley Associated Artists, Upland, CA

March, 2002  
Annual Exhibit, Pomona Valley Art Association, Pomona, CA

October, 2000         
Annual Exhibit, Inland Valley Associated Artists, Upland, CA

October, 1999         
Annual Exhibit, Inland Valley Associated Artists, Upland, CA

 

CURATED EXHIBITS/LECTURES

August, 2010
Imagine Enough Space Open Studio Fundraiser for Danbury Students - Gallery 57

May, 2010
Danbury Student Exhibit Sumner School, Claremont

November/December, 2009
Group Show Danbury Gallery 57

July, 2006
     
Organized “For the Generations: Fifty Years of Claremont Art in Support of  Johnson’s Pasture” Claremont, California  Curated by Karl Benjamin

June, 2006
Curated Danbury School Contributions to “Mentors: Individual and Collaborative Artworks from the Artists of Danbury School and the Artists of First Street Gallery Art Center” Program and Exhibit, Claremont, CA

May, 2006

Curated Danbury School Contributions to L.A.County Very Special Arts Festival, Los Angeles, CA

October, 2004         
Lecture: “Understanding Adolescent Art” Da Gallery, Pomona, CA



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