Edward Johnston (artist)
Edward S. Johnston is an American multimedia artist and designer creating works involving interactive media, animation, and 3D printing. Johnston has exhibited and screened his work widely in the international Lumen Prize Exhibition, World Maker Faire New York 2012, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (DigitalArt.LA 2010), the Philoctetes Center, New York, NY (The Matter of Time 2010); the Tank Space for Performing and Visual Arts, New York, NY (ArcheTime 2009); Video Art Festival Miden 2009, Kalamata, Greece; the Best of Artomatic 2009 at the Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD; PLAY Gallery on Michigan Television; the Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado (Substance 2007); and the Cothenius Gallery, Berlin, Germany (In Circulation 2006). His work has been included and reviewed in magazine articles, online newspapers, catalogues for exhibitions, and other publications.
Education and Teaching
Edward Johnston was born in Washington, D.C. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Michigan School of Art & Design, a Master of Education degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Johnston teaches at the Robert Busch School of Design at Kean University. He has taught at Monmouth University, the University of Michigan, PGCC, and the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW).
Fellowships, Honors, Awards and Grants
- 2013 Augmented Asbury Park project selected for Creative Capital's On Our Radar website (online until 9/30/2013)
- 2012 Work selected for the Lumen Prize Exhibition 50
- 2011 Grant-in-Aid for Creativity, Monmouth University
- 2010 Trailblazer Grant, PGCC Teaching-Learning Center
- 2009 YAP Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, partly funded by the National Endowment for the Arts
- 2009 YAP Supplemental Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, partly funded by the National Endowment for the Arts
- 2009 Best of Artomatic – Work selected from over 1000 artists at Artomatic 2009, Washington, D.C.; included in "Best of Artomatic" Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD
- 2008 Honorarium, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI
- 2008 Research Grant, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- 2007 Honorarium, Big Ten Conference, Park Ridge, IL
- 2007 Harold and Vivian Shapiro/John Malik Award, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- 2005–08 Jean Paul Slusser Fellowships, University of Michigan School of Art & Design, Ann Arbor, MI
- "Maker Faire Archive". MAKE Magazine. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
- "LACDA Digital Archives of DigitalArt.LA 2010 Artists". Lacda-archives.com. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "ArcheTime 2009 Accepted Papers & Artworks". Archetime.net. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "ArcheTime 2009 Journal of Abstracts and Artworks". Archetime.net. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "Video Art Festival Miden 2009 Screening Program". Festivalmiden.gr. December 2, 2004. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "Fraser Gallery Online Catalogue". Thefrasergallery.com. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "and/week18 PLAY Gallery Announcement, October 1, 2007". Art-design.umich.edu. November 1, 2006. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "SuperMassiveBlackHole, Issue 1". Supermassiveblackholemag.com. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "Sirkel: Teknisk kunstmagasin, 3/2008". Kem.no. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "Fisher, Douglas D. "Art review: Clever compositions re-wire aesthetic stuff" MLive.com, March 21, 2009". Mlive.com. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- Kevin Mellema, "Northern Virginia Art Beat", Falls Church News-Press, July 23, 2009
- "The Matter Of Time Exhibition Online Catalogue". Philoctetes.org. January 30, 2010. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- AMSA Members Exchange Newsletter, Summer 2009, Volume 22, Number 3