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4 Global Print 2019

 

Teixeira Lopes Museum

Vila Nova de Gaia, Douro, Portugal

 

August 1st - September 30th, 2019

 

Opening:  

August 1st at 9:30 pm

Teixeira Lopes Museum

 

Curated by Nuno Canelas

 

www.globalprintdouro.com

Pazzo Palazzo Exhibition @ Palazzo Monti
Pazzo Palazzo

 

“All day long in the hard reverie of stone and sea” is off to Italy and will be shown in the exhibition “Pazzo Palazzo.”

 

"Pazzo Palazzo" opens Saturday, May 18th at Palazzo Monti from 6-9pm, with a live performance at 7:30 pm by Fabio Tavares. The exhibition is curated by Edoardo Monti, founder of Palazzo Monti and contributing writer at Vogue magazine. The show runs through June 22, 2019.

 

I began the "Tondi per Palazzi" series of work during the time I spent living and working at Palazzo Monti in the winter of 2017. This magical palazzo and the time I spent there absorbing its aura continues to influence and affect my studio practice.

…and this series of work continues on.

 

Following the exhibition, “All day long in the hard reverie of stone and sea” will also become part of Palazzo Monti’s permanent collection.

 

Pazzo Palazzo

May 18 – June 22, 2019

Opening Reception: May 18, 6-9 p.m.

Palazzo Monti

Piazza Tebaldo Brusato, 22

Brescia, Italy

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9th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro 2018
 

Two works from The Oblivion Seekers series are showing at the Douro Printmaking Biennial at the beautiful Museu do Côa in Portugal.

 

Curated by Nuno Canelas, the biennial is located across a number of venues in the Douro region Including:

Museu do Douro

Museu do Côa

Auditório Municipal da Régua

Arquivo Histórico Municipal, Chaves

Espaço Miguel Torga

Teatro de Vila Real

Biblioteca Municipal de Alijó

Piscinas Municipais de Alijó

Auditório Municipal de Alijó

Museu do Pão e do Vinho, Favaios

Quinta do Portal, Celeiros

Centro Cultural de Bragança

 

August 10 - October 31, 2018

 

www.bienaldouro.com

Palazzo Monti
Laurel Johannesson at Palazzo Monti
Palazzo Monti Residency in Italy

 

During November and December 2017, Laurel will be Artist in Residence at Palazzo Monti, based in Brescia, Italy. The Palazzo is an incubator for creativity and productivity, offering artists a chance to find inspiration, forge new relationships, and create collaborations. Built in the XIII century, the residence is located a short distance from Milan, Venice, and Florence, offering resident artists the chance to visit culturally rich cities for research and inspiration. Decorated with Neoclassical frescos from the late 1750s, the Palazzo provides an inspiring setting to create contemporary art. The selection committee is based in New York and anonymously votes for the participation of each artist. The Council consists of professionals working in various museums including the Guggenheim, Whitney, Jewish Museum, and Cooper Hewitt, …and companies such as Instagram, Artsy, Twitter, and Tumblr. The Palazzo is owned by the Monti family and the residency conceived of by Edoardo Monti who is an art lover…as well as Stella McCartney’s PR manager in New York.  Laurel is honoured to have been awarded a residency and will spend her time at the Palazzo working on a new and complex project.

Photographed at Palazzo Monti by:  Leonardo Anker Amadeus Vandal

Aserica Magazine Feature

 

Laurel and "The Oblivion Seekers" series featured in Aserica magazine.

Global Print 2017
 

Douro, Portugal

 

August 1st - September 30th, 2017

 

Opening:  

August 1st at 5:30 pm

Côa Museum in Foz Coa City.

 

Curated by Nuno Canelas

 

www.globalprintdouro.com

 

 

 

Flavorwire Feature

 

Laurel and "The Oblivion Seekers" series featured in Flavorwire magazine.

Solo Exhibition:
Laurel Johannesson  -  HYPNOS
 

Herringer Kiss Gallery
709A - 11 Ave S.W.
Calgary, AB T2R 0E3
P: 403.228.4889
info@herringerkissgallery.com​

 

February 2 - March 4, 2017
Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 2, 2017, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.



www.herringerkissgallery.com

 

Gallery Hours
Tuesday to Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 11am - 5pm
Private appointments available upon request

 

Press:
Calgary Herald / Swerve Magazine
 
Exposure Photography Festival:
Laurel's solo exhibition, Hypnos will be part of the Exposure Photography Festival
 

Herringer Kiss Gallery
709A - 11 Ave S.W.
Calgary, AB T2R 0E3
P: 403.228.4889
F: 403.228.4809
info@herringerkissgallery.com​

 

February 2 - March 4, 2017
Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 2, 2017, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.



www.herringerkissgallery.com

 

www.exposurephotofestival.com

 

Gallery Hours
Tuesday to Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 11am - 5pm
Private appointments available upon request

Interview:
SCAN Publication by CoLab
 

Laurel was interviewed by Lori Lofgren for SCAN Publication

Alberta Foundation for the Arts:
New Acquisition for the AFA Art Collection
 

"The Oblivion Seekers 4" has been purchased by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts for their collection.

 

The AFA collects, manages, and provides access to the AFA art collection, a treasure of more than 8,600 works of art valued at nearly $14 million, that represents the talents of more than 1,700 Alberta artists, many of whom are historically important individuals in the growth of the visual arts in Alberta. The collection continues to grow through the combined efforts of the AFA, Alberta’s artistic community, and the general public.http://www.affta.ab.ca/Art-Collection

Alberta Foundation for the Arts:
Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant
 

A huge thank you to the Alberta Foundation for the Arts for their very generous support, via a Visual Arts and New Media Grant, for my next project! 

8th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro 2016
 

"The Oblivion Seekers 1" + "The Oblivion Seekers 4" are showing at the Douro Printmaking Biennial in Portugal.

 

Curated by Nuno Canelas​, the biennial is located across thirteen different venues in the Douro region, with Laurel's work showing at the beautiful Museu da Vila Velha in Vila Real. 

 

Museu da Vila Velha

Rua de Trás-os-Muros, 5000-657

Vila Real, Portugal

 

August 10 - October 31, 2016

 

www.bienaldouro.com

SEA(S) ARTS International Art Exhibition
Kefalonia, Greece
 

Three works from "The Oblivion Seekers" series are showing as part of the

SEA(S) ARTS International Exhibition in Kefalonia, Greece. 

 

Curated by Haytham Nawar + Ghalia Elsrakbi (Egypt)

 

June 15 - September 15, 2016

Opening: June 20, 2016 at 19:30

 

Venues:

Ionion Center for the Arts + Culture, Metaxata

Municipal Swimming Pool, Argostoli

 

 

seas.ionionartscenter.gr

 

Residency + Lecture at the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
 

During her residency, Laurel will deliver a lecture entitled:

"Playing With Time: Temporality at the Intersection of Art + Technology"

 

 

The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture

Metaxata

Kefalonia, Greece

 

May 27, 2016 at 21:30

 

 

www.ionionartscenter.gr

 

 

Solo Exhibition in Greece:
Thirst

 

 

A solo exhibition of Laurel's work at...

 

The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture

Metaxata
Kefalonia, Greece

 

May 23 - 30, 2016
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 27 at 20:30



www.ionionartscenter.gr
 

Government of Canada - Department of Foreign Affairs:
New Acquisition for Canadian Embassy
 

 

Thanks to the Canadian Government's Department of Foreign Affairs,

"The Oblivion Seekers 3" is off to live in a Canadian Embassy in a far away land.

 

 

Glenbow Museum:
From Our Collection: Recent Acquisitions 2015
 

 

Showing in the Glenbow Museum's "From Our Collection: Recent Acquisitions 2015."

 

From compelling artworks by both established and emerging artists to fascinating artifacts and documents from Glenbow's Indigenous Studies, Cultural History, Military History and Library and Archives departments, the exhibition From Our Collection: Recent Acquisitions exemplifies the depth and breadth of Glenbow's vast and varied collection. For 50 years, Glenbow has collected art and objects that represent the culture and history of our region and beyond. This exhibition is an opportunity to share some of the special items that Glenbow collected in 2015.

 - http://www.glenbow.org/exhibitions/past/2015-2016/recent-acquisitions-2015/

 

 

Glenbow Museum
130 - 9 Avenue S.E. 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 

 

March 5 - May 22, 2016

Material Environments:
Sensing Time and Matter in Digital and Visual Culture conference
 

Laurel will present her research in a talk entitled,

"Playing With Time: Temporality at the Intersection of Art + Technology"

 

at the 

Material Environments: Sensing Time and Matter in Digital and Visual Culture conference 

 

University of Greenwich, London UK

 

July 24th and 25th, 2015

 

 

Tickets:  materialenvironments.eventbrite.com

Global Print 2015
 

The "The Oblivion Seekers 2" is on exhibit in the

Global Print 2015

Douro, Portugal

 

July 25th - September 30th, 2015

 

Opening Ceremony on 25th July at 5 pm, at  Miguel Torga Cultural Centre, Sabrosa.

 

Venues include:

Library of Alijó,

Bragança Cultural Center,

Favaios Museum,

Fozcôa CôaMuseum,

and

Miguel Torga Cultural Centre, Sabrosa.

 

Sneak Peek of New Series... "The Oblivion Seekers"

 

The first work from "The Oblivion Seekers" series is now available at Herringer Kiss Gallery. More images to come...

 

 

Image Details:

The Oblivion Seekers 3

Digital Print on folded aluminum with automotive clear coat

42 h x 56 w inches

CDN 5200

New projects in the works!

 

Laurel spent June and July 2014 in Greece and Italy ...working on new, "top secret" projects!  

 

Details to come!

 

Stewarts Law RCA Secret 2015

 

Royal College of Art - Battersea

Dyson Building

1 Hester Road

London SW11 4AN

 

EXHIBITION

12–20 March, 11am–6pm

 

LATE OPENING

Thursday 19 March until 9pm

 

SALE

Saturday 21 March, 8am–6pm (exhibition closed to visitors)

 

Free Admission

 

http://london.secret.rca.ac.uk/2015/

 

 

 

 

RCA Secret Dubai

introduced by Paul Smith

 

Art Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah

Al Sufouh Road, Umm Suqeim

Exit 39 (Interchange 4) from Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai, UAE

 

EXHIBITION

19 March, 4–9.30pm

20 March, 2–9.30pm

 

Please note that the official Art Dubai Opening is 18 March, and admission is by invitation only.

 

SALE

Saturday 21 March, 12–6pm

 

http://dubai.secret.rca.ac.uk/2015/#exhibition

Upcoming International Exhibitions
 

Laurel has been invited by Director / Curator Nuno Canelas to participate in the following exhibitions in Portugal in 2015/16

 

- The 8th International Printmaking Biennial of Duoro 2016,

 

- The 1st Virtual Biennal 2016,

 

   and...

 

- The 2nd Global Print 2015.

 

Printed in Canada + Taiwan
 

A Group Exhibition

 

with works by 25 Canadian artists including:

Bonnie Baxter

Derek Besant

Alexander Haeseker

Carl Heywood

Laurel Johannesson

Davida Kidd

Guy Langevin

Otis Tamasauskas

...plus more

 

August 23 - September 18, 2014

National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall 

Chungshan National Gallery

Taipai, Taiwan

 

Research at the Vatican Library

 

July 2014

 

Laurel was granted Reader status at the Vatican Library, where during the month of July, she conducted research for a new project. 

 

Hellenic International Studies in the Arts
Paros Island, Greece
Visiting Artist

 

 

June 2014 

1/3
Printed in Canada + Taiwan
 

Exhibition Catalogue published February 2014.

 

Catalyst Magazine

 

 

Laurel is featured in the Fall 2013 issue of Catalyst magazine.

Alberta Views Magazine

 

 

Thirst - Immersion #18 makes an appearance in the September 2013 issue of Alberta Views magazine.

American Academy in Rome
Visiting Artist



July 2013

Skopelos Foundation for the Arts  (Greece)
Resident Artist



May 2013

Mondo Liquido

 

 

A solo exhibition of Laurel's work at...

 

Herringer Kiss Gallery

709A - 11 Ave S.W.
Calgary, AB, Canada

 

May 11 – June 8, 2013
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 11 from 2 to 5 pm.



www.herringerkissgallery.com
 

Flavorwire Feature

 

 

Laurel's work featured in Flavorwire magazine.

Designboom Feature

 

 

Laurel's work featured in Designboom magazine.

RCA Secret 2013

 

 

Royal College of Art

Dyson Building

1 Hester Road

London UK



Exhibition:  March 14-22, 2013

Sale:  March 23, 2013



Locating Spirituality & From Objects to Icons

 

 

SNAP Gallery

10123 – 121 Street

Edmonton, AB

July 7 – August 8, 2012
Opening Reception: July 7, 2012



The Alberta College of Art + Design Creative Commons Series / Faculty Lunchtime Talk Series - Presented by the Illingworth Kerr Gallery

 

 

Laurel Johannesson

The Candahar | Illingworth Kerr Gallery 

Alberta College of Art + Design

1407-14th Ave, NW

Calgary Canada

April 3, 2012 - 12:30 p.m.

Presenting paper: "Eternal Recurrence, Temporality, and Technology: How Contemporary Computer Art Can Learn from Early Modes of Representing Time" at ... 

Technology, Knowledge, and Society - Eighth International Conference

UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles

 

January 16, 2012

Acqua Vellutata Sospesa shown at the historic Gallery of Angelica Library in Rome, Italy 

 

 

XIV Generative Art International Exhibition

Gallery of Angelica Library 

Piazza di Sant'Agostino, 8

Rome, Italy  00186 

 

December 5-7, 2011
Opening Reception: 12:00 p.m. December 5, 2011



The Narkissos Project presented at the

XIV Generative Art International Conference 

 

 

XIV Generative Art International Conference

The Fresco Halls of The Conference of Italian University Rectors

Palazzo Rondanini
Piazza Rondanini, 48

Rome, Italy  00186 

 

December 5, 2011

RCA Secret 2011

 


Royal College of Art
Gulbenkian Galleries

Kensington Gore
London UK

Exhibition: November 18-25 2011

Sale: November 26 2011, 8am-6pm



Visitor in the Arts - Grande Prairie College

 

 

Grande Prairie College

Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

 

Lecture: October 26 11:30 a.m.



ACM Multimedia 2010

 


Acqua Vellutata Sospesa: Interactive Video Painting

paper selected for presentation at ACM Multimedia 2010.

Palazzo dei Congressi

Piazza Adua 1

Florence, Italy


October 25-29, 2010



Solo Exhibition and Artist in Residence Venice, Italy

 

 

Spiazzi Gallery

Campo San Martini

Castello 3865

Venice, Italy


Exhibition:  July 17 - 25, 2010

Vernissage:  July 17, 2010 - 18:30



Happiness Machines

@ Rise Berlin

 

 

a group exhibition:

 

Alexander Heaton, Christina Mitrentse, Christophe Chemin, Eileen Cooper, Eddie Nuttall, Guillaume Airiaud & Philippe Comtesse, Hector De Gregorio, João Leonardo, Jonas Ranson, Jan Kiefer, Jon John, Jenus Kahmke, Laurel Johannesson, Lee Wagstaff, Liz Neal, Master Patrick, Matthew Brindle, Richard Sawdon Smith, Stephen Dunne, Tomi Paasonen, Vanda Playford, Xavier Stentz



RISE Berlin
Hertzbergstrasse 27
Neukölln
12055 Berlin


Exhibition:  March 26 - April 25, 2010

American Academy in Rome
Visiting Artist



June / July 2009

 

Photo: Matthew Monteith

 

Small Art Objects 2009

 

 

​Laurel collaborated with Marty Kaufman to produce a glass work "Tears of Glass" for the exhibition:



"...relating to blue"

Small Art Objects 2009



Galerie Aqui Siam Ben

Vallauris, Côte d'Azur, France



July 18 - August 14, 2009



* "Tears of Glass" won a 10 Select Award!

 

Respiro presented at the

XI Generative Art International Conference 

 

 

XI Generative Art International Conference

Politecnico di Milano

Milan, Italy  

 

December 16 - 18, 2008



* Laurel's project for Milan was generously funded by the Marion Award for Innovation (ACAD).

Residency + Exhibition

French Riviera

 

 

Nikki Reneé Anderson (United States)
Laurel Johannesson (Canada)
Mari Ogihara (United States)
Noboru Kubo (Japon / Canada)


Galerie Aqui Siam Ben

Place Lisnard

1 boulevard des Deux Vallons

Vallauris, France


Opening Reception:  July 26, 2008 - 11am to 1pm
Exhibition: July 26 to August 9, 2008
Gallery Hours: 10am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5:30pm daily. Closed Sundays

Art InCLINEd - Television Program 

 

 

On the television program, Art InCLINEd, host Heather Cline discusses residency based art-making with Laurel and the impact of geography on artists.  The two artists also explore the act of creating a self-portrait in one of Cline's personal spaces.



Treasure HD  -  High Fidelity HDTV

Check listings here for next airing.

Mezza L'una

Radio Interview

 

 

Laurel was a guest on GJSW’s Italian radio program  Mezza L’una.

She talked with hosts Giovanna Longhi + Giovanna Naylor about her time in  residence at the Bau Institute in  Italy, collaborating with an Italian photographer, and the music of the Puglia region.



​Audio coming soon....

Leben Lieben Exhibition in Berlin, Germay

 

 

A group exhibition curated by Lee Wagstaff featuring artworks by:

Alex Binnie, Amandip Sanghera, Andreas Fux, Andria Degens, Barry Hogarth, Bondy Boy, Carol Ho, Christophe Chemin, cmdm, David Tibet, Dimitris Yeros, Edward Lucie Smith, Eileen Cooper, Elizabeth Masterton, Elizabeth Neal, Emily Jo Sargent, Eva Mueller, Hector De Gregorio, Ivan Aranega, Jamie McLeod, Karl Heinz Weinberger, Laurel Johannesson, Lee Wagstaff, Marilene Oliver, Matthew Brindle, Michael Kahmke, Michael Petry, no:sler, Paul Hodgson, Peter Lloyd, Pietro Sedda, Richard Sawdon Smith, Stephen Dunne, Thomas Michalak, Tomi Paasonen, Vanda Playford, Yusuf Etiman.



RISE Berlin

Hertzbergstrasse 27
Neukölln
Berlin, Germany



Private view:  September 14, 2007 - 18.00 - 22.00

Exhibition: September 15 - October 7, 2007

Thirst / διψα

 

 

A solo exhibition by Laurel at:

Apothiki Art Center

Kastro

Parikia

Island of Paros, Cyclades

Greece



Exhibition:  July 8 - 22, 2007

Opening:  July 12, 2007  20:00-22:30

Artist in Residence

Greece

 

 

Apothiki Art Center

Kastro

Parikia

Island of Paros, Cyclades

Greece



July 2007

Fellowship

The Bau Institute, Italy

 

 

The Bau Institute

Otranto

Puglia, Italy



June 2007

Video Projection Installation

Athens Video Art Festival

 

 

“Thirst / δiψα”
Laurel’s new digital video projection installation will be shown at:


ATHENS VIDEO */ ART FESTIVAL
Τεχνόπολις  

Δήμου Αθηναίων -

Πειραιώς 100 Γκάζι  

Ελλάδα
 

April 27 - 29,  2007

Technopolis  

Athens

Peiraios 100 Gkazi  

Greece

RCA Secret 2006

 

 

Royal College of Art
Gulbenkian Galleries
Kensington Gore
London UK

Exhibition: November 17-26 2011
Sale: November 27 2006


International Festival of Digital Art 

Argentina

 

 

Laurel’s work will be exhibited at: 


IL FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL ARTE DIGITAL ROSARIO 2006

Centro de Expresiones Contemporaneas
Rosario,  Santa Fe
Argentina



November 16 - 18, 2006

Μεταμορφωση  /  Metamorphosis

 

 

A projection installation at:



Apothiki Art Center

Kastro

Parikia

Paros Island, Greece



June 20, 2006 - 20:00

Laurel Johannesson - SEAs Arts Exhibition ποστερ