Tim Johnson

 

1947  

Born in Sydney. Lives and works in Sydney.

1966-1970

University of New South Wales

University of Sydney

1997-8

Australia Council Fellowship

1999

Mosman Art Prize

Sceggs Redlands Art Prize


Selected Recent Solo Exhibitions

2017 

Metamodernism, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2016

Conspiracies, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2015

Open Source, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

2014

Otherkin, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

Conceptual Work/New Painting, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Eye to Eye, Nancy Sever Gallery

2013

The Luminescent Ground, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

2011

Supernatural, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2010

Worlds Apart, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

Emulation, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

Tim Johnson: Painting Ideas, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

2009

Embedded, Milani Gallery, brisbane

Tim Johnson: Painting Ideas, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Emporium, Lister Gallery, Perth

2008

Graphomania, Chapman Gallery, Canberra

2007

Tim Johnson, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

Anomalous, Lister Gallery, Perth

Nurture, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2006

Punk Paintings and Prints, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2005

Imitating Art, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

Full Moon, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2004

Serindia, Mori Gallery, Sydney

2003

Tim Johnson, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles

Tim Johnson, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

2000

Collaborations, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Pure Land, Chapman Gallery, Canberra


Selected Recent Group Exhibitions

2018

in site: process, performance, documentation, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2017

Australian Collection (permanent exhibition), Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

2016

sugar spin: you, me, art, and everything, Gallery of Modern  Art, Brisbane

Beyond the tower: 40 years and counting, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2015

Art as Verb, Art Space, Sydney/Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

2013

Australian Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

Four Corners of the World, Hine Collection, Seoul, Korea

Domenik Mersch Gallery at Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin

Group Exhibition — Haute école d’art et design, Genève, Geneva

2012

The Unseen, Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, Guangdong

Recent Acquisitions, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Melbourne

Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Victoria

Less is More, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

all our relations: 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney

Volume One: MCA Collection: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2011

Ten Years of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Tell Me Tell Me, National Art School, Sydney

New Psychedelia, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2010

Roundabout, City Gallery, Wellington

We Call them Pirates Out Here, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

100 Years: Highlights from the University of Queensland Art Collection, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

Hong Kong Art Fair, Hong Kong

2009

Avoiding Myth & Message: Australian artists and the literary world, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

+/- - MUMA -, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

2008

The Visitors, Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith NSW

Drawn In, Australian National Gallery, Canberra

An Ever Expanding Universe, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth

Open Air, Portraits in the landscape, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

2007

Bloodlines, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW

The Luminescent Ground, Wollongong Regional Gallery, Wollongong

Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Smile of the Buddha, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra

2006

Lives and Times, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

2004

Queensland White/Light, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

2003

MCA Unpacked II, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Fieldwork: Australian Art 1968-2002, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Parallel Worlds, Tim Johnson and My Le Thi, UTS Gallery, Sydney

2001
So you wanna be a rock star, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
The Mandala Project, Gallery 4A, Asian Australian Arts Centre, Sydney
Three Views of Emptiness: Buddhism and the Art of Tim Johnson, Lindy Lee & Peter Tyndall, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
Art/Music: rock, pop, techno, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2000

Flight Patterns, MOCA, Los Angeles

From Appreciation to Appropriation, Adelaide Arts Festival, Adelaide

Project 2/2000, The University of Sydney, Sydney


Selected Collections

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane

University of New South Wales, Sydney