Samara Johnson
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SAMARA JOHNSON
707-495-5103 | samaratjohnson@gmail.com | www.samaratjohnson.com | IG: @samaratjohnsonart

Born

1989 Anchorage, Alaska

Education

2017-2020 MFA Painting & Drawing Candidate, University of Colorado-Boulder, Colorado
2013 BFA Painting Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California Cum Laude, with Distinction
2013 BA French Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California Cum Laude

Group Exhibitions

2020 (Forthcoming) Pink Progressions Collaboration at Arvada Center for the Arts
2019 King Exhibition –Honorable Mention - and Open Studios, University of Colorado, Boulder
2018 King Exhibition and Open Studios, University of Colorado, Boulder
2018 Nakao Ceramics, Seward, AK
2018 50th Anniversary of University of Colorado Boulder Art and Art History, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2017 Artist Reception, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA 2015 Emerging Artists, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA
2013 BFA Exhibition, Sonoma State University Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA
2013 Ladies’ Night, CW Gallery, Petaluma, CA
2012 Take a Chance on Miniatures, Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA
2012 Juried Student Show, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA

Honors and Awards

Graduate School Domestic Travel Grant, University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2019
Dan Spivak Endowment Fund in Art and Art History, University of Colorado-Boulder, CO, 2018
Fine Arts Advisory Support Scholarship, University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2018
Sponsored Artist, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA, 2016

Affiliations

2019 Native Land Acknowledgement Panel Discussion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
2016-2017 Docent, Healdsburg Center for the Arts
2010 Commission French Open at Roland Garros, Paris, France