Vincent Johnson: Los Angeles art projects June 2011 (San Fernando Valley at Night)

Central Car Sales Canoga Park (2011)

Psychic Reader store 18561 Sherman Way, Canoga Park (2011)

Star Diner (with Fountain) Canoga Park (2011)

Ad Bush at Star Diner (2011)

Star Diner Drive Thru with Coke Umbrella (2011)

The Star Diner (2011)

Menu Board at the Star Diner Canoga Park (2011)

Vincent Johnson is an artist and writer in Los Angeles

LANYArtiststudio@gmail.com

Biography July 2011
Vincent Johnson lives and works in Los Angeles. His work has been exhibited at Soho House, Los Angeles, Palihouse, West Los Angeles, Las Cienegas Projects, LAXART, the P.S. 1. Museum, the SK Stiftung, Cologne, the Santa Monica Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Adamski Gallery of Contemporary Art, Aachen, Locust Projects, Miami, the Sacramento Center for Contemporary Art, 18th Street Arts, Santa Monica and the Boston University Art Gallery. His photographic works engage both significant and neglected historical and contemporary cultural artifacts and is based on intensive research of his subjects. Upcoming are projects in Europe and Los Angeles.

Johnson received his MFA from Art Center College of Design in 1997. He studied with Mike Kelly, Jack Goldstein, Stephen Prina, Liz Larner, Chris Williams, Mayo Thompson (formerly of Art&Language), and Liz Larner. He is a 2005 Creative Capital Grantee, and was nominated for the Baum: An Emerging American Photographer’s Award in 2004 and for the New Museum of Contemporary Arts Aldrich Art Award in 2007 and for the Art Matters grant in 2008, and in 2009 nominated for Foundation for Contemporary Art Fellowship, Los Angeles. His work has been reviewed in ArtForum, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, Art in America and many other publications

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