Devon Johnson is a Brooklyn based artist working primarily in lens-based media. Johnson earned his MFA in photography at George Mason University, and his BFA in photography at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally. His films have been screened in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, DC. In 2012 his work was included in the Vancouver International Film Festival. In 2013 he was awarded a stipend from the Goethe-Institut to go to Berlin.

Solo Exhibitions
2013-14 View from a Hill, UnSmoke Artspace, Braddock PA
2012 In Some Woods, Fine Art Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax VA
2008 Along the James, Richmond Public Library, Richmond VA

Group Exhibitions
2014 Faculty Exhibit, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City NY
2014 17 Days Vol. 6, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo MI
2014 1st Salon Show of 2014, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2013 Text and Image, Gallery Temenos, Online Exhibition
2013 17 Days Vol. 6, Llewellyn Gallery, Alfred State College, Alfred NY
2013 Photo/Video 2013, Artisphere, Arlington VA
2013 Borders and Boundaries, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens OH
2013 Winged Host, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena CA
2013 Now What, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2012 InLight Richmond, 1708 Gallery, Richmond VA, Awarded Best in Show
2011 MFA Group Show, George Mason University, Fairfax VA
2010 Of Memory, Bone and Myth, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks ND
2010 Cream: WPA 2010 , Katzen Arts Center, Washington D. C.
2009 Contemporary Photography: Past is Present, Mackall House, Fairfax VA
2008 Work: Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Richmond VA
2008 VCU Photography Senior Show, Gallery 5, Richmond VA
2008 VCU Juried Student Show, Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA
2007 Process and Technique, Richmond Camera Gallery, Richmond VA
2007 One Cause Benefit Exhibit, Exposure Gallery, Richmond VA
2007 Curated Exhibit, Office of the Chancellor, VCCS, Richmond VA
2006 Juried Student Show, The Tyler Teaching Gallery, Alexandria VA
2005 Juried Student Show, The Tyler Teaching Gallery, Alexandria VA

Film Festivals/ Screenings
2014 View from a Hill, NewFilmmakers Short Film Program, Anthology Film Archive, New York NY
2014 Noms De Pays, TRACTIONARTS, Los Angeles CA
2013 Noms De Pays, 50th Annual SPE National Conference, Chicago IL
2012 Noms De Pays, Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada

Publications
2014 In Some Woods, Self-published zine

Awards and Prizes
2013 Stipend, Goethe-Institut, Berlin, Germany
2013 Graduate Award for Academic and Artistic Excellence, George Mason University
2012 CVPA Travel Grant, George Mason University
2012 Graduate Student Travel Fund, George Mason University
2012 Mary Roberts Rinehart Award, Fiction, George Mason University
2012 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, George Mason University
2011 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, George Mason University
2006 Jim Cote Memorial Scholarship for Fine Arts, N.V.C.C

Artist Residencies
2013 Goethe-Institut, Berlin, Germany
2013 UnSmoke Artspace, Braddock PA

Press
2014 Culturehall
2013 The Photo Review, Competition
2013 Square Magazine, Vol. 4.3
2013 Diffusion Magazine, Special Edition
2013 Lintroller, Featured Portfolio
2011 Landscape Stories (Blog)
2011 New Landscape Photography (Blog)
2008 ‘On This Site,’ American Photo On Campus

2008 Due South, Society of Photographic Education: Southeast

Collections
The Alternative Processes Showcase, Stockholm, Sweden
Virginia Department of Education, Richmond VA

Education
2012 MFA, Photography, George Mason University
2008 BFA, Photography, Virginia Commonwealth University


Teaching Experience
2013 Adjunct Professor, Fundamentals of Photography, George Mason University (Fall)
2013 Adjunct Professor, Intro to Digital Photography, George Mason University (Fall)
2013 Adjunct Professor, Fundamentals of Photography, George Mason University (Summer)
2013 Adjunct Professor, Alternative Process, George Mason University (Spring)
2013 Adjunct Professor, Fundamentals of Photography, George Mason University (Spring)
2012 Graduate Lecturer, Intro to Digital Photography, George Mason University (Fall)
2012 Graduate Lecturer, Fundamentals of Photography, George Mason University (Summer)
2012 Graduate Lecturer, Intro to Digital Photography, George Mason University (Spring)
2011 Graduate Lecturer, Fundamentals of Photography, George Mason University (Fall)
2011 GTA, Intro to Digital Photography, George Mason University (Summer)
2011 GTA, Fundamentals of Photography, George Mason University (Spring)
2008 Photography Instructor, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond VA
2006 Teacher’s Assistant, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria VA

Professional Experience
2015-Present Staff Photographer/ Image Archivist, Marlborough Gallery, New York NY
2014-15 Photography Technical Assistant, Nassau Community College, Garden City NY
2014 Photo Lab and Facilities Assistant, International Center of Photography, New York NY
2014 Freelance Film Scanner, Picturehouse + The Small Dark Room, New York NY
2014 Artist Assistant, Jarrod Beck Studio, Brooklyn NY
2014 Archive Intern, Dustin Yellin Studio, Brooklyn NY
2012-13 Photo Lab Manager, George Mason University, Fairfax VA
2011-12 Assistant Photo Lab Manager, George Mason University, Fairfax VA
2010-11 Photographic Sales Associate, Penn Camera, Fairfax VA
2010 Photography Assistant, C.W.F., Williamsburg VA
2008 Photography Archives Intern, Richmond History Center, Richmond VA
2006 Darkroom Assistant, N.V.C.C., Alexandria VA
2004 Kodak Photography Lab Technician Certification, Pittsburgh PA