Department of Art
University of Iowa, MFA., 2009
Minnesota State University, MA, 2005
University of Alaska, BA, 2001 Personal Bio
Jonathan Johnson is an artist-educator who uses various forms of photography and video to explore ideas about place and nature. Johnson received his BA from the University of Alaska and MFA in Photography and Intermedia from the University of Iowa and has exhibited his films and photographic work in over 30 countries at venues such as the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Modern Art Museum, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; Galleria Sment, Braga, Portugal; Africa Centre, Cape Town, South Africa; Sofia Arsenal Museum of Contemporary Art; Keuruu Museum, Finland and the EXiS Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea. In addition to working in academia, he has held positions in public affairs and in the music industry. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media at Otterbein University in Columbus, Ohio.