Ep.130 features Devin B. Johnson (b. 1992, Los Angeles). He obtained his BA in Fine Arts from the California State University of Channel Islands (2015) and received a Masters of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute (2019). He was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 Art and Design (2022), was included in Cultured’s “Young Artists 2021,” and was one of sixteen artists from around the world selected for the inaugural year of the Black Rock Senegal residency (2020). His work is collected by the Columbus Museum of Art; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Longlati Foundation, Shanghai; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Pond Society, Shanghai; the Rubell Museum, Miami; and many others. Recent exhibitions include Between Ground and Sky, Nicodim, New York (2022), My Heart Cries, I Set Out an Offering for You, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2021, solo); Long Walk, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2021, solo); Melody of a Memory, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2020, solo); When You Waked Up the Buffalo, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2020); Hollywood Babylon: A Re-Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome, Jeffrey Deitch, Nicodim, AUTRE Magazine, Los Angeles (2020); Atmosphere of Certain Uncertainty, Residency Gallery, Inglewood (2019, solo); and Incognito, ICA LA, Los Angeles (2019).

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Siena Art Institute https://www.sienaart.org/News/Devin-B-Johnson-resident-artist/

Residency Art Gallery https://www.residencyart.com/exhibitions/the-atmosphere-of-certain-uncertainty

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Art and Practice https://www.artandpractice.org/public-programs/program/artist-talk-devin-b-johnson/

Teeth Magazine http://www.teethmag.net/interview-devin-b-johnson/

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Walkscapes #3 (Iron Oxide), 2021
oil and found object on Linen.
70 x 80 in
177.8 x 203.2 cm

The Meeting, 2021
oil and oil stick and spray paint on Linen.
60 x 62 in
152.4 x 157.5 cm

Choir, 2021
oil, oil stick and spray paint on Linen.
70 x 80 in
177.8 x 203.2 cm

Lookdown, 2022
oil on Linen.
60 x 62 in
152.4 x 157.5 cm

Serenade, 2022
oil and spray paint on Linen
60 x 70 in
152.4 x 177.8 cm