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SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selected Listing)
2008 MARGARET KENNARD JOHNSON: OF WIRE, MESH, PAPER and FOIL, Gruss Center for Visual Arts,
The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ.
2006 INK, PAPER, RUSTED WIRE, AND MESH, Princeton University Women and Gender Study Program,
2005 PRINTS and HANDMADE PAPER WORKS, The Nassau Club, Princeton, NJ.
2004 MARGARET KENNARD JOHNSON: FROM STONE to MESH – SIXTY YEARS, Rider University
Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ.
2002 HANDMADE PAPER WORKS, The Tolman Collection, Tokyo, Japan.
1996 Retrospective Show at Artworks, The School of Visual Arts of Princeton and Trenton, NJ.
1995 INTAGLIO and RELIEF PRINTS, The Tolman Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1994 Drinker, Biddle and Reath, Princeton, NJ.
1993 International Print Society, New Hope, PA.
The Bill Bace Gallery, Southampton, NY.
1991 The Verne Collection, University Heights, OH.
The Miyabi Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan.
1988 The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.
1986 The U.S.A. Information Service Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1985 Norske Grafikere, Oslo, Norway.
1983 International Print Society, New Hope, PA.
TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS (Selected Listing)
2007 CERAMIC SCULPTURE, by Peter Callas and PRINTS AND HANDMADE PAPER WORKS by Margaret
Kennard Johnson, Trenton City Museum, NJ.
2004 BEYOND THE IMAGE-II : Barry Snyder and Margaret K. Johnson. Atelier Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ.
2001 Handmade Paper Works, The So Hyun Gallery, New York, NY.
INCLUSIONS Mercer County Community College Art Gallery, Trenton, NJ.
1998 The Nassau Club, Princeton, NJ.
The Legacy Gallery, Newtown, PA.
Stark and Stark, Lawrenceville, NJ.
1993 The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH.
Ann Reid Gallery, Princeton, NJ.
1991 The Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ.
1989 CWAJ ASSOCIATE SHOW, American Club, Tokyo, Japan.
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected Listing)
2011 BUMPING INTO INTANGIBLES, Movis (8 artists), Pingree School, Martinsville, NJ
2011 INSIDE THE BOX, Movis (8 artists), Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University,
2011 FOCUS ON PRINCETON, Princeton Artists Alliance, George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University,
2011 PINE BARRENS REDISCOVERED, Princeton Artists Alliance and The Long Beach Island Foundation of the
Arts and Sciences.
2010 MATERIAL TRANSLATIONS: ARTISTS’ BOOKS FROM 1970 TO NOW, (Invited), Arts Council of Princeton,
2010 REINVENTING THE WHEEL, Movis artists, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ.
2010 MYTHS AND MARKS: ARCHETYPES THROUGHOUT THE AGES, (Invited), Printmaking Council of New
Jersey, Branchburg, NJ.
2009 Annual CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW, American Club, Tokyo, Japan.
2008 THE ARTIST’S EYE: Princeton Artists Alliance and the Collections of the Princeton University Art Museum,
2008 IN SUSPENSION, Movis group, Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
2008 THE SHAPE OF IMAGINATION: Women of Black Mountain College, Ashville, NC.
2008 NIBBLING AT THE CUBE, (Movis group), Princeton Day School, Princeton, NJ.
2007 DANGEROUS WOMEN II, (invited) Gallery, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ.
2007 Fiftieth Anniversary CWAJ Print Show from Japan, opening March 28, The Library of Congress,
2006 MARSH MEDITATIONS, The Princeton Artists Alliance, at Bristol Myers Squibb Gallery,
NATIONAL PRINTS 2006, College of New Jersey -- Purchase Award
FIFTIETH ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED PRINT EXHIBITION , Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, NJ.
2005 VISION and VOICE: The Princeton Artists Alliance and New Jersey Poets, The New Jersey State
Museum, Trenton, NJ.
2004 VISIONS of JAPAN, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH.
Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ.
EAST MEETS WEST - 3 artists. The Williams Gallery/Hills Gallery, Princeton, NJ. .
DIVERSE DIRECTIONS in PRINTMAKING, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, Rutgers
University, New Brunswick, NJ.
2003 NATIONAL PRINTMAKING 2003, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ.
100 NEW JERSEY ARTISTS MAKE PRINTS, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.
PAPER WORK: A CELEBRATION OF FIBER, SURFACE, AND STRUCTURE, Gallery 31 North,
Glen Gardner, NJ.
1999-2006, 2008-2009 NATIONAL PRINT SHOW, Sponsored annually by The College Women’s Association
of Japan, Tokyo, Japan.
2002 HOMER’S ODYSSEY, (Princeton Artists Alliance Group), Newark Museum, Newark, NJ.
LAYERS OF TIME AND SPACE, (3 Artists), Atelier Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ.
2001 A FAR EASTERN PERSPECTIVE, (3 artists The Williams Gallery, Princeton. NJ.
BOXED IN, Print Show, (15 Artists) Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
TAWA Juried Show, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.
2000 REGENERATION, Princeton Artists Alliance Group, Considine Gallery, Stuart School, Princeton, NJ.
STILL WORKING: NEW JERSEY ARTISTS OVER 65, Bristol-Myers Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ.
EAST MEETS WEST, Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH.
HANDMADE PAPER WORKS, (Four Artists), Summit Bank Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey.
1999 NEW JERSEY FINE ARTS EXHIBITION:, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.
Homer’s ODYSSEY (Princeton Artists Alliance Group) Bristol-Myers Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ.
NATIONAL PRINTMAKI NG 1999 College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ.
PAPER WORK: PULP AS MEDIUM (6 artists), The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ.
1998 TRANSCENDING THE SURFACE (Four Artists), Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
NATIONAL PRINTMAKING, 1998, Pittsburgh Print Group, Pittsburgh, PA.
Papermaking Show curated by Dieu Donne’ Paper Mill, New York, NY.
1997 The Jun Collection, Amstelveen, The Netherlands;
FIVE ARTISTS - in conjunction with the publication of the book, "QUIET ELEGANCE: JAPAN
THROUGH THE EYES OF NINE AMERICAN ARTISTS"). The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin
College, Oberlin OH.
1996 PRINCETON ARTISTS ALLIANCE Group, The Lobby Gallery, New York, NY.
1995 The Williams Gallery, Princeton, NJ; at Merrill Lynch Gallery, Plainsboro, NJ.
’95,’93 NATIONAL PRINT COMPETITION, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ.
1993-’10 PRINTFAIR and WORKS ON PAPER Annuals, The Park Ave. Armory, NY, NY, (Represented by
The Verne Collection, Cleveland, OH).
1993 Princeton Artists Alliance Group, Scanticon Conference Center, Princeton, NJ.
1992 INTERNATIONAL PRINT COMPETITION, Silver Mine, CT.
MASTER PRINTS of Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, Bristol-Myers Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ.
1991 ALL IN LINE (3 families of artists: George Grosz, Karen Grosz; Rube Goldberg, Thomas George; Margaret Johnson, Lonni Sue Johnson) at The Milberg Gallery, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
1988 JAPAN PRINT ASSOCIATION SHOW, Metropolitan Museum , Tokyo, Japan (Also ‘‘76-79,’ 83-87).
1986,7 CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE PRINTS FROM JAPAN, British Museum, London, England.
1986 PRINTS FROM JAPAN, Pratt Graphics Gallery, New York, NY.
1980 PRINTS-’80, Tochigi Prefectural Museum, Utsunomiya, Japan.
1973 AMERICAN AND BRAZILIAN PRINTS, Sao Paulo Museum, Brazil.
British Museum, London, England.
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Minnesota Art Museum, St. Paul, Minnesota.
The Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH.
The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.
The Tochigi Prefectural Museum, Utsunomiya, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Newark Library, Newark, NJ. (Professional Exhibiting Group)
Firestone Library Graphic Arts Collection, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ.
Zimmerli Museum Archives, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ.
Corporate and Private Collections in USA, Europe, Japan.
2011 Capital Health Systems Project:
20 Original Prints for new hospital in Hopewell, NJ and
10 Original Prints for Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
2004 Mesh Installation for Princeton Public Library’s “Quiet Room”, Princeton, NJ.
2007 A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS AN OLD(ER) WOMAN: Three Octogenarian women artists, by Tova
Beck-Friedman, NY, NY.
2006 Margaret Kennard Johnson, Studio Interview, with Anne Reeves, for Channel 30, Princeton, NJ.
2004 BEYOND THE IMAGE-II: Barry Snyder and Margaret K. Johnson. SMP Video - Seth Mellman
2004 Princeton Public Library: Studio Interviews with Artists of the New Library’s Art Installations.
1988 CROSSING CULTURES – The American/Japanese Experience -- (Six Artists including M.K. Johnson
and George Nakashima), Published by the Media Center, Trenton State College, NJ.
PUBLISHED WRITINGS ABOUT M.K. JOHNSON’S ART.
2005 MARGARET KENNARD JOHNSON – LOOKING WITHIN, by Allison Tolman, Daruma—Japanese Art
and Antiques Magazine, Spring Issue #46.
1999 MEDIUM, THEN MESSAGE, in ART MATTERS (Spring/Summer 1999, Philadelphia) by Patricia
1997 "Quiet Elegance: Japan through the Eyes of Nine American Artists" P. 41-51, by Betsy Franco and
Michael Verne, ( Publisher, Charles Tuttle, Boston and Tokyo 1997).
1983 Margaret K. Johnson – DELICATE AND HILLY SURFACES, Hangwa Gejutsu (a Quarterly on
International Prints, Autumn, 1983, Tokyo), by Takahiko Okada.
PUBLISHED WRITINGS BY M.K. JOHNSON.
Book: Japanese Prints Today: Tradition with Innovation, by Margaret K. Johnson and Dale K.
Hilton, published by Shufunotomo C. Ltd., Tokyo; 1980. Distributed by Charles Tuttle, Boston and
Chapter in the book Art for the Family, by Victor D’Amico, Published by Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY, ca. Mid-1950’s
JOURNAL OF THE PRINT WORLD, USA, many reviews of the annual CWAJ National Print Show
HANGWA GEIJUTSU (International Quarterly on Prints), Japan.
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION (Selected Listing)
2007 Marquis WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 2007 Edition.
2006 Purchase Award, 50thANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED PRINT EXHIBITION, Hunterdon Museum of Art,
2006 Purchase Award, THE NATIONAL PRINT SHOW, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ.
2005 Invited Lecture: JAPANESE PRINTS: INNOVATIVE IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES OF THE PAST FIFTY
YEARS, at the Seattle Asian Museum. Sponsored by the Blakemore Foundation, Seattle, WA.
2000 Artist/Teacher of the Year, Awarded by Artworks, The School of Visual arts, Princeton/Trenton.
1995 Invited Lecture and Demonstration of Techniques at The Tokyo National University of Fine Arts,
Print Dept. Tokyo, Japan.
1993 Solo Juror for National Print Show1994, Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, NJ.
1988 Invited Solo Show, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.
1984 Awarded Junior Membership, Japan Print Assn. Tokyo, Japan(Few non-Japanese recipients).
ca. Late 1950’s Designed collage kit, for the Education Department of The Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY.,
produced by Creative Playthings. Sold in the Museum of Modern Art store.
1972 One of the 4 artist who designed The Magic Muse, for the New Jersey State Museum, two 40’ trailers
containing art experiences and student activities, which traveled across NJ. Robert Hillier architect.
1943 Master of Design, School of Architecture and Design, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI.
1941 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
1944 Studied with Josef Albers and Jose de Creeft at Black Mountain College, Black Mt., NC.
1990-‘04 Recent workshops at Manhattan Graphics, New York, NY; Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, New
Brunswick, NJ; Papermaking at Dieu Donne’ PaperMill, NYC. Collagraphs with Lisa Mackie
‘46-’71 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
‘46-’49 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
‘45-’46 Texas State College for Women, Denton, TX.
‘43-’45 Drake University, Des Moines, IA.
More Recent / Intermittent Teaching
‘80-‘04 Princeton Art Assoc. (Artworks); Princeton Adult School; Tokyo American Club, Japan.
Montgomery Center for the Arts, Skillman, NJ.
2011 See Through Art, workshop at Art Council of Princeton
2010 About my work and ideas, Meadow Lakes Retirement Community, Heightstown, NJ
A FOUNDING MEMBER
2006 Movis (8 artists) from NJ.
1989 Princeton Artists Alliance, Princeton, NJ.
WEBSITES and GALLERIES WHERE WORK IS REPRESENTED
Williams Gallery – Art & Frame, Davie, FL (formerly in Princeton, NJ), WmGallery.com
The Verne Gallery, Cleveland, OH, VerneGallery.com
The Tolman Collection, Tokyo, Japan, TolmanTokyo.com
Galerie Recolte, Fukuoka, Japan
Residence in Princeton area, in NJ since 1948, except 1954-55 in Zurich, Switzerland, and 1975-83 in Tokyo, Japan. Travel on all seven continents.
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