PATRICIA JOHANSON — Selected Exhibitions: 1964 - 2020
2020 “Patricia Johanson: House & Garden”, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
“Fingers Crossed: Now, Yesterday and Perhaps Tomorrow”, CDAN, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza de Huesca, Spain
2019 “Color Fields: 1960s Bennington Modernism”, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont
“Climate Change: Art & Action”, University of Rhode Island, Providence
2018 “Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings”, Tate St. Ives, Pallant House, Chichester, and Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University, UK
“Shifting Ground”, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
“Territorios que Importan: Genero, Arte y Ecologia”, CDAN, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza de Huesca, Spain
“Endangered Species: Artists on the Front Line of Biodiversity”, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington
“Patricia Johanson: Works from 1968-2018: Sculpture and Project Images”, New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
2017 “Hybris”, MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Spain
2016 “Climate Art & Action”, Hylton Arts Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
2015 “Patricia Johanson’s Environmental Remedies: Connecting Soil to Water”, Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania
“Climate Art & Action”, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Public Information Center, Philadelphia and Milander Center for Art, Hialeah, Florida
“Art to Heal the Earth”, Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York
2014 “Beyond Earth Art”, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
“The Third Landscape”, SEABA Gallery, Burlington, Vermont
2013 “Patricia Johanson: The World as a Work of Art”, Museum Het Domein Sittard, The Netherlands
“My Brain Is in My Inkstand: Drawing as Thinking and Process”, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
“Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots”, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia and American University Museum, Washington, D.C.
2012 “Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974”, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
“Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots”, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
“Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
“Remediate/Re-Vision”, Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, Maryland
2011 “Beyond the Horizon”, Deutsche Bank Art Gallery, New York
“Buds, Blooms & Berries: Plants in Science”, Culture & Art, Everhart Museum of Science, Culture & Art, Scranton, Pennsylvania
2010 “Elemental: Earth, Air, Fire, Water”, Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico
“Remediate/Re-Vision”, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York
“Art and Infrastructure: Patricia Johanson and the Petaluma Wetlands Park”, Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, California
“Patricia Johanson at Marywood: ‘Mary’s Garden’ in Context”, Maslow Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania
“Gentle Actions”, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2009 “Art and Infrastructure: Patricia Johanson and the Petaluma Wetlands Park”, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
“Patricia Johanson: Framing the World as a Work of Art”, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2008 “Feeling the Heat: Artists, Scientists, and Climate Change”, Deutsche Bank Art Gallery, New York
“Avant Gardeners”, Vienna Botanical Gardens Conservatory, Vienna, Austria
“Metamorphosis”, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
2007 “Weather Report: Art and Climate Change”, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Colorado
“Nature Remains: The Artist as Environmentalist”, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont
“Channeling Herbert: Earthworks, Artworks, Public Works”, Centennial Center Gallery, Kent, Washington
“The Great Petaluma Marsh”, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma, California
2006 “Earth: Environmental Art”, Antioch College, Ohio
“Art and Survival: Patricia Johanson’s Environmental Projects”, Allegheny College, Pennsylvania
“Bug Out of the Box: Contemporary Art, History, and Science of Bugs”, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Masssachusetts
2004 “A Minimal Future? Art as Object: 1958-1968”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Re-Generations: Environmental Art in California”, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
“Patricia Johanson: Art for the Living World”, College of St. Rose Art Gallery, Albany, New York
“Anima Mundi: Soul of the World”, The Natural World Museum, The Presidio, San Francisco
2003 “Unbuilt Visions”, Brickbottom Gallery, Sommerville, Massachusetts
2002 “Ecovention: Current Art to Transform Ecologies”, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
2001 “Patricia Johanson: An Artist’s Vision for Community”, Salina Art Center, Kansas
2000 “Jardin 2000: La Ville/Le Jardin/La Memoire”, Accademia di Francia, Villa Medici, Rome
“French Embassy Garden Competition”, Ambassade de France, Cultural Services Gallery, New York
“Out/Side/In: Process in Architecture and Design”, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
“Un Jardin a Manhattan”, l’Institut Francais d’Architecture, Paris
1999 United States Embassy, Praia, Republic of Cape Verde
“In Time and Eye”, The Presidio, San Francisco
“Water”, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, California
1997 “Chalk Circle”, Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin
“Patricia Johanson: Nairobi River Park”, Gallery of Contemporary East African Art, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi
“Toward the New Millenium: Women in Architecture”, City College, New York
1996 “Gallery Nikko, Tokyo, 1991-1996”, Gallery Nikko, Tokyo
“Working with Nature”, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, Massachusetts
“Borders/Crossings/Passages”, Skidmore College, New York
1994 “Differentes Natures”, La Virreina, Barcelona
“Creative Solutions to Ecological Issues”, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis and Longwood Fine Art Center, Virginia
“Cosmic-Maternal: Lia do Rio”, Patricia Johanson, Mariyo Yagi, Gallery Nikko, Tokyo
“Sculpting with the Environment: A Natural Dialogue”, International Sculpture Center, Washington, D.C.
“Fragile Ecologies: Artists’ Interpretations and Solutions”, De Cordova Museum, Massachusetts, Center for the Arts, Miami and Laguna Art Museum, California
“Nature in Process”, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco
“Effect or Infect: Art and Ecology”, Soho 20 Gallery, New York
“Art as if the World Mattered”, Dahl Fine Arts Center, South Dakota
1993 “Tres Cantos da Terra”, National Museum of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
“Nature in Process”, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York
“Differentes Natures”, La Defense Art Galleries, Paris
“Natural Dialogue”, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco
“Creative Solutions to Ecological Issues”, Dallas Museum of Natural History, Texas and Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
“Fragile Ecologies: Artists’ Interpretations and Solutions”, San Jose Museum of Art, California, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin
1992 “Fragile Ecologies: Artists Interpretations and Solutions”, Queens Museum, Flushing, New York
“Art That Interprets Earth and Its Systems: Deep Ecology in the Arts”, University of the Arts, Philadelphia
“The Living Object: The Art Collection of Ellen H. Johnson”, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
“Projeto Omame”, Movimento Artistas Pela Natureza, Athos Bulcao Art Gallery, National Theater, Brasilia, Brazil
1991 “Patricia Johanson: Public Landscapes”, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia
“Patricia Johanson, A Retrospective, 1960-1991”, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont
“The Transparent Thread: Asian Philosophy in Recent American Art”, Salina Art Center, Kansas, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, and Laguna Art Museum, California
“8 Young Artists, Then and Now”, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York
“10 Years for 2000: Cultural Perspective”, Centro Insular de Cultura Canary Islands
“Lines of Vision: Drawings by Contemporary Women”, University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, Norman
“Eco Art: Imaging a New Paradigm”, San Jose State University, California
1989 “The Natural Image”, Stamford Museum, Connecticut
“The State of Upstate: New York Women Artists”, New York State Museum, Albany
“Lines of Vision: Drawings by Contemporary Women”, Long Island University, New York, Blum-Helman Gallery, New York and Murray State University, Kentucky
1988 “Place, Process, Product”, Albany Institute of History and Art, New York
“In Memory of John”, Kouros Gallery, New York
“Gallery 17”, New York State Museum, Albany
1987 “Patricia Johanson: Interpretive Drawings for Architecture and Landscape”, Twining Gallery, New York
“Patricia Johanson: Drawings and Models for Environmental Projects, 1969-1986”, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
“Patricia Johanson: Projects for Cities”, Albany Academy, New York
“Patricia Johanson: Projects”, New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
“From the Collection”, Bennington College, Vermont
“Landscape”, Museum Comarcal de la Garrotxa, Cataluna, Spain
1986 “Sculpture for Public Spaces”, Marisa del Re Gallery, New York
“Awards Exhibition”, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
“Beyond the Monument”, Berkshire Museum, Massachusetts and Middlebury College, Vermont
“Artists at Hunter”, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York
“Designs for Pershing Park”, Pershing Square, Los Angeles
1985 “Beyond the Monument”, University of California, La Jolla, Stamford Museum, Connecticut, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, Warwick Museum, Rhode Island, and Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock
“The Maximal Implications of the Minimal Line”, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
1984 “Major Contemporary Women Artists”, Suzanne Gross Gallery, Philadelphia
“Beyond the Monument”. Harvard Graduate School of Design, Bennington College, Vermont, and Plymouth State College, New Hampshire
“Patricia Johanson: Designs for Parks and Gardens”, Philippe Bonnafont Gallery, San Francisco
“Chicago International Art Exposition”, Navy Pier, Chicago
1983 “Patricia Johanson: Fair Park Lagoon, Dallas and Color-Gardens”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
“Beyond the Monument”, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts
“Arts d’Aujourd’hui”, Abbaye des Premontres, Pont-a-Mousson, France
“Bienal de Pontevedra”, Pontevedra, Spain
“Inaugural Exhibition”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
1982 “Artist’s Parks and Gardens”, Laumeier International Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Hayden Arboretum, Cleveland, and Crosby Gardens, Toledo, Ohio
“Recent Acquisitions: Sculpture”,Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“Esposizione Internazionale”, Teatro Contadino and Museo-laboratorio, Naples, Italy
“Landshapes: A Living Lagoon”, Dallas Museum of Natural History
“Patricia Johanson: A Project for the Fair Park Lagoon”, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
“1982 Invitational Exhibition”, Berkshire Museum, Massachusetts
“10th Anniversary Exhibition”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
“Major Albany Sculpture Sites”, Erastus Corning Preserve, Albany, New York
1981 “Patricia Johanson: Landscapes, 1969-1980”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
“Artist’s Parks and Gardens”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
“Architecture by Artists”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
“Llibres d’Artista”, Centre de Documentacio d’Art Actual, Barcelona
“Arte Postal”, Galeria O’Patacon, La Coruna, Spain
“Landscapes/Sculptures”, State University of New York, Old Westbury
1980 “Originals”, Graham Gallery, New York
“Contemporary Paintings, Sculpture, Drawings and Prints”, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York
“Women and Life on Earth”, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
“Exposicio de Tramesa Postal”, Centre de Documentacio d’Art Actual, Barcelona
“American Drawings in Black and White”, Brooklyn Museum, New York
1979 “Patricia Johanson: Drawings for the Camouflage House and Orchid Projects”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
“Recent Acquisitions”, Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Mind, Child, Architecture”, Newark Museum, New Jersey
1978 “Patricia Johanson: Plant Drawings for Projects”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
“Celebration of Water”, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York
1977 “Women and Nature”, Greenwich Library Art Gallery, Connecticut
“Women in American Architecture”, Brooklyn Museum, New York
“The City Project: Outdoor Environmental Art”, New Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cleveland and Cleveland State University
1975 “American Painting and Sculpture”, Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil
“Work by Venturi and Rauch and Mitchell/Giurgola Associates”, Peale House, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
1974 “Interventions in Landscape”, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts
“Patricia Johanson: Some Approaches to Landscape, Architecture, and the City”, Montclair State College, New Jersey
1973 “Art in Space”, Detroit Institute of Arts
“Patricia Johanson: A Selected Retrospective, 1959-1973”, Bennington College, Vermont
1971 “Projected Art: Artists at Work”, Finch College Museum, New York
1969 “The Art of the Real”, Kunsthaus, Zurich and Tate Gallery, London
“Concept”, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York
“Ixion’s Wheel”, State University of New York, Albany
1968 “Cool Art”, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
“Stephen Long”, Buskirk, New York (1600-foot sculpture)
“The Art of the Real”, Museum of Modern Art, New York and Grand Palais, Paris
“Preview”, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
1967 “Patricia Johanson: Paintings”, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
1966 “Distillation”, Stable Gallery and Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
1964 “8 Young Artists”, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers and Bennington College, Vermont