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
2013        
Night Without Sleep, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL (forthcoming October) 
Mapping: Borders, Bodies, Memories, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL (currently)
Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
Exchange, Cave, Detroit, MI 
2012     
House : Home, Kimmel Galleries, New York University, New York, NY
Now Open, Gallery Nine, Belfast, Ireland & The Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland
Second City Psychastenia, Andrea Meislin, New York, NY
2011     
Aftermath, BOLT Project Space, Chicago Art Coalition Gallery, Chicago, IL
PREVIEW, Chicago Art Coalition Gallery, Chicago, IL (current)
Both/And, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Returning The Gaze: Contemporary Portraits By Women Photographers, Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL
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
2007     
Documentation & Distortion, Gallery RDF, Swainsboro, GA
Geometry, Flash/A Working With Artists Gallery, Lakewood, CO
 
 
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
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.
The New Yorker. “About Town: Second City Psychasthenia”. February 1, 2012. Aletti, Vince.
 
 
COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Midwest Photographers Project