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EDUCATION

2011
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1999
BA, History of Art, cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012
This Doubtful Paradise, Chicago Artists’ Coalition Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011
Call & Response, Gallery X, Chicago, IL (collaboration with Kristin Nason)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Filter Photo Festival Book Exhibition, Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL & Madison Public Library, Madison, WI (curated by Greg Harris)
Pram Invitational, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (curated by Kathy Trumbull Fimreite)

2013
Night Without Sleep, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

Mapping: Borders, Bodies, Memories, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Paula Tognarelli)
Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA (curated by Andy Adams)
Exchange, Cave, Detroit, MI (curated by Jacqueline Chao)

2012
House : Home
, Kimmel Galleries, New York University, New York, NY (curated by Laura K. Higgins & Pamela Jean Tinnen)

Now Open, Gallery Nine, Belfast, Ireland (curated by Donovan Wylie)
Now Open, The Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland (curated by Donovan Wylie)
Second City Psychastenia, Andrea Meislin, New York, NY (curated by Daniel Bauer)

2011
Aftermath
, BOLT Project Space, Chicago Art Coalition Gallery, Chicago, IL

PREVIEW, Chicago Art Coalition Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Both/And, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Returning The Gaze: Contemporary Portraits By Women Photographers, Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL (curated by Lily Mayfield)

2010
Summer Studio
, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

Strange Beauty, Center for Fine Art Photography, Collins, CO
Dis.place.ment, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
Onward ‘10, Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Catalina Hotel
, Verge Art Fair, Miami Basal, Miami, FL

Mirando Al Sur: Looking South, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

GRANTS & AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2012
CAAP Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL

2011
BOLT Residency, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL (June 2011- June 2012)

2010
James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,
Finalist, Lenore Annenberg Fellowship for the Visual Arts

2008
CAAP Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL

 

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

Ephemeral, published by the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, curated by Tate Shaw
Glimmer Train, Issue 91, Fall, 2014
Chicago Tribune,
 “Pick of the Week”. July, 2013.

Photograph Magazine, “Gwynne Johnson: This Doubtful Paradise”. April 2012. Foumberg, Jason.
Time Out Chicago, “Critic’s Pick: Gwynne Johnson – This Doubtful Paradise”. March, 2012.  Lauren Weinberg
The New Yorker, “About Town: Second City Psychasthenia”. February 1, 2012. Aletti, Vince..

 

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Midwest Photographers Project