Megan Johnson

Education

2017-2020 MFA Candidate, emphasis Drawing and Painting, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ

2013-2016 BFA May 2016, emphasis in printmaking and painting, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

 

Exhibitions
2020 Solo Exhibition, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Baldwin Gallery,

Tucson, AZ (upcoming)
2020 Solo Exhibition, “Nightwatch”, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Step Gallery,

Phoenix, AZ
2019 Group Exhibition, “Every Body”, Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2019 Group Exhibition, “Post- Summer Show”, Fine Art Complex 1101

, Tempe, AZ
2019 Group Exhibition, “Galbut Prize”, Harry Wood Gallery,

ASU, Tempe, AZ
2019 Group Exhibition, “ Nathan Cummings Award”, Harry Wood Gallery,

ASU, Tempe, AZ
2019 Group Exhibition, “New Art Arizona”, Shemer Art Center,

Phoenix, AZ
2018 Group Exhibition, “Sunniest Place on Earth, All Media Juried

Exhibition”, Yuma Art Center, Yuma, AZ
2018 Group Exhibition, “Expulsion: Painting as a Proxy Act and Action”,

Tempe Fine Art Complex, Tempe, AZ
2018 Group Exhibition, “Inaugural Galbut Prize”, Harry Wood Gallery,

ASU, Tempe, AZ
2018 Group Exhibition, “MFA Summer Juried Exhibition”, Harry Wood

Gallery, ASU, Tempe, AZ
2018 Group Exhibition, “Bridged”, +Art Galeria Taller,Quito, Ecuador 2017 Group Exhibition, “The Fate of Landscape Painting”, Tempe Fine Art

Complex, Tempe, AZ
2017 Group Exhibition, ASU, New MFA Show, Harry Wood Gallery, ASU,

Tempe, AZ
2016 Group Exhibition, NDSU Spring Baccalaureate Exhibition, Memorial

Memorial Union Gallery, NDSU, Fargo, ND
2016 Group Exhibition, Student Juried Exhibition, Flakoll Gallery,

Renaissance Hall, NDSU, Fargo, ND
2015 Two- Person Exhibition, Baccalaureate Preview Exhibition,

Flakoll Gallery, Renaissance Hall, NDSU, Fargo, ND, (with

Photographer Shelby Steidl)
2015 Group Exhibition, “Jim Falk Recycled Show”, Flakoll Gallery,

Renaissance Hall, NDSU, Fargo, ND
2015 Group Exhibition, South Africa Photo Exhibition, September

Corks and Canvas, Salon 3|5,Fargo, ND
2015 Group Exhibition, Scale: From Fargo to South Africa”, Flakoll

Flakoll Gallery, Renaissance Hall, NDSU, Fargo, ND
2015 Group Exhibition, Student Juried Exhibition, Flakoll Gallery,

Renaissance Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
2015 Group Exhibition, Community Print Exchange, Plains Art Museum,

Fargo, ND
2014 Group Exhibition, Memorial Union, Absence, North Dakota State

University
2013 Group Exhibition, Central Michigan University Park Library Print

Exchange, Mount Pleasant, MI
2013 Solo Exhibition, May Corks and Canvas, Boerth’s Gallery, Fargo, ND 2013 Group Exhibition, NDSU, Visual Arts Department, 2014

Accreditation

Clubs/Community Involvement

2018 ASU Drawing 1 Head Instructor
2016 NDSU Under Pressure Press: President
2016 April 19th 2016, Artist Talk/Painting Demonstration, Memorial Union

Gallery, Fargo, ND
2014-16 NDSU Spectrum; Arts Writer

2015 NDSU Under Pressure Press: Secretary 2014 NDSU Under Pressure Press: Treasurer

 

Residencies

2015 Artist-in-Residence, Caversham Press, Howick, South Africa
2015 Artist-in Residence, Durban Center for Photography, Durban, South

Africa

 

Grant/ Awards

2020 ASU Special Talent Art Scholarship
2019 Marigold Linton Scholarship
2019 ASU Special Talent Art Scholarship
2018 ASU Special Talent Art Scholarship
2018 Gayle J. Novak & Robert D. Cock Award in Painting Scholarship 2016 High Plain Reader, Best of the Best: Emerging Artist Award 2016 James Falk Visual Arts Scholarship

2016 NDSU Visual Arts Scholarship
2016 Fargo Moorhead Fine Arts Club Scholarship 2015 Federal Pell Grant

2015 North Dakota State Grant
2015 NDSU Student Juried Exhibition Honorable mention 2015 NDSU Visual Arts Scholarship
2014 Federal Pell Grant
2014 North Dakota State Grant
2013 Federal Pell Grant
2013 North Dakota State Grant

2018 2016 2015

Summer 2020 Spring 2020 Fall 2019 2017-2019 2016-2017

Publications

Voyage Phoenix, Robert Williamson, “Artists Series; Megan Johnson” (interview)
High Plains Reader, HPR Staff, “Best of the Best Series; Megan Johnson” (article)

NDSU Visual Arts in South Africa, Adventures in making art and meeting new artists, (collaborative blog)

 

Teaching

Summer 2020   Landscape Summer Camp Teacher, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Spring 2020     Graduate Teaching Assistant, Instructor of Watercolor 1, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Fall 2019         Graduate Teaching Assistant, Instructor of 2-d Design, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
2018-19          Graduate Teaching Assistant, Instructor of Drawing, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

2016-17          Elementary Art Teacher, Challenge Charter School, Glendale, Arizona

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