Visiting Artist: Sarah Anne Johnson

Winnipeg-based artist Sarah Anne Johnson was trained as a photographer but uses a variety of media including painting, sculpture and performance. 

She received a BFA from the University of Manitoba, and completed an MFA at the Yale School of Art. Earlier this year Johnson debuted her first mid-career retrospective, “Sarah Anne Johnson; Wonderland, 2002-2014,” at The Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh. She recently unveiled a 144 foot long photo mural in downtown Toronto and is a finalist for Canada’s prestigious Sobey Award. Her work has been collected by numerous institutions including The Guggenheim Museum, The National Gallery of Canada, New York Library, and The Phillips Collection. Johnson has exhibited at The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, The Canadian Biennial at the National Gallery of Canada, The Guggenheim Museum, The National Gallery of Victoria, and Le Foundation Cartier. She received the inaugural Aimia Prize for Contemporary Photography in 2008. Her work has been reviewed in  Modern PaintersArtforumFrieze, and The New York Times.