Bio

Adrian Johnston was born in Tennessee.  From the age of six, he trained internationally as a gymnast.  He received a BFA in Drawing and Painting at the University of Iowa, and continued on to study and teach in Guizhou University College of Art.  Books, dance, design, drawing, illustration, mission, mixed media, murals, music, painting, performing, recording, sound, teaching, traveling have lead to Boston, where Adrian lives and works with his wife and two children.


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Education

1999 BFA with honors in Painting, University of Iowa

1997 Mural Painting, Massachusetts College of Art
 

Exhibitions (Solo)

2015 “Sketches for Bricks & Leaves, Buildings & Trees” Park Street Church Boston MA

2014  “Dying Buildings, Living Stones” Gallery Edit, Richmond, VA

2013 “go fish” Remax Heritage, Melrose MA

2012 “Living Stones” Beebe Estate, Melrose MA

2012 “Under Construction” Melrose Public Library, Melrose MA

2011 “Under Construction” Park Street Church Boston MA

2010 Installation of works and interior murals, Rainbow School, Kunming, China

1999 “Artifacts” installation at Resevoir Space, Iowa City, IA

1998 “Slightly Recent Paintings” Great Mid, Iowa City, IA

Exhibitions (Group)

2016 “Resonance”  (two works acquired), SKYSEA Museum of Art 天海美术馆
Wudang, Guiyang, China

2014 “From the Microcosm, See the Macrososm/以小见大” Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibit, Chengdu, China

2013 “Harvard Leadership Conference,” (two works) Living Stones 01 and Living Stones 02

2012 “Linked In Boston Artist’s Group Exhibition”  (one work) North River Gallery, Pembroke, MA

2012 “Melrose Art Walk,” (ten works) Melrose MA

2012 “Middlesex Fells Art Show,”  (three works), Beebe Estate, Melrose, MA

2011 “Regeneration” Member’s Juried Show, (three works) Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington MA

2011 “Melrose Art Walk”, (three works) Melrose MA

2011 “New Work” (two works) Grace Chapel, Lexington, MA

2010 “A Private Glimpse” (one work) Boston University Hillel House, Boston MA

2010 “Park Street Third Annual Juried Exhibit” (two works) Park Street Church, Boston MA

2008 “Transparencies, Records of a Journey Traveled” a four man inter disciplinary exhibition at TCG Nordica, Kunming, China

2007 “Welcome to Zhuzhou: Enjoy our Ancestral Culture” International Invitational Exhibition of artworks from home and abroad, (one work) Zhuzhou China

2004 “Southwest China Oil Painting Biennial” (one work) Guizhou Normal University, Guiyang, China

2004 “Men and Women of Faith” the Messengers Feet production sets, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN

2003 “Juried Religious Art Show at Luther’s Seminary and St. Mary’s Basilica” (one work) Minneapolis, MN

2002 “Minnetonka Center for the Arts Group Show” (three works) Wayzata, MN

1999 “Student Art Show” (one work) Old Brick, Iowa City, IA

1999 “North Iowa Art Council Competition” (one work) Mason City, IA

1998 “Heads” Portrait Exhibition, (one work)  Resevoir Space, Iowa City, IA

1998 “Home” (one work)  Resevoir Space, Iowa City, IA

1998 “Fine Arts Council Student Art Exhibit” (one work)  Old Brick, Iowa City, IA

1998 “MassArt Continuing Education Show” (one work) Huntington Gallery, Boston MA

Experience 

2008-2014 KMOV Studios* Project Manager and Co-Creative Director. A creative engine for art and media in an international ministry context: Animation, Concept Design, Group Exhibition Coordinator, Illustration, Instruction, Interior Murals, Music, Photography, Print Media, Video

2012 Milano Center Artist Demonstrations Guest Speaker, The Beebe Estate, Melrose, MA

2006-2008 Visiting Drawing and Painting Teacher, Guizhou University College of Art, Guiyang, Guizhou, China

2007 Guest Lecture for “A brief look at the history of Western Art: Where have we come from, and where are we going?” Guizhou University College of Art, Guiyang, Guizhou, China

2006 Areopagus: Forum for Art and Faith, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN

2005-2006 Media Arts Consultant, Bridgewater Care Physical Therapy Center, Guiyang, Guizhou, China

1999 Project Manager, Assistant Muralist, Working Classrooms, Inc., Albuquerque, NM

 

Performance

2001 “Crossing the Ocean” by Cloud Gate Dance Theatre at the University of Minnesota, MN

1999-2001 In various works of choreographer Shouze Ma at the University of Minnesota, MN and the University of Iowa Advanced Choreographic Design Concert, Space Place, Iowa city, IA

1998 “Sentinel” by choreographer David Berkey at the University of Iowa Dance Gala, Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City, IA

 

Awards

2011 Arlington Art Center “Juror’s Award of Excellence” for Nine Schools, oil on canvas, featured work of the juried show “Regeneration”

2003 Honorable Mention for Lazarus Come Forth, oil on canvas, featured at the Juried Religious Art Show, and acquired by Luther Seminary and St. Mary’s Basilica, Minneapolis, MN

1999 Honors Thesis Grant Recipient, University of Iowa

Merit Award for Iceberg, oil on canvas, Student Art Show, Old Brick, Iowa City, IA

Honorable Mention for Untitled, oil on canvas, North Iowa Art Council Competition, Mason City, IA

1998 Honorable Mention for Home, mixed media drawing, “Home” exhibition, Reservoir Space, Iowa City, IA

 

  

Adrian Johnston(中文名江安俊)1977年出生于美国田纳西州。从六岁开始起,就受训成为体操运动员。他在爱荷华大学期间参加了NCAA竞赛,同时获得绘画及油画学士学位。从那以后他就在美国新墨西哥,明尼苏达,中国和美国波士顿进行多媒体书籍制作、油画、插图、壁画、舞蹈、音乐和表演等方面的学习和工作。目前江安俊一家人生活在美国波士顿。

展览

2014

“以小见大” 当代艺术邀请展览

中国四川成都

“垂死建筑,活石/Dying Buildings, Living Stones” 个人画展

美国弗吉尼亚州里士满EDIT画廊

2013

哈弗大学领袖会议(展出了两幅作品)

美国麻省剑桥

“钓鱼”个人展在REMAX遗产房地产公司

美国麻省波士顿没诺斯

2012

波士顿艺术家团LinkdedIn展览

北江画廊,美国麻省品布罗克,

没诺斯室外艺术展览

美国麻省波士顿没诺斯,Melrose Blooms

Middlesex Fells 艺术展览(展出三幅作品)

Beebe田产,美国麻省波士顿玫诺斯

“活石/Living Stones” 个人展

Beebe田产,美国麻省波士顿玫诺斯

个人展“建设中Under Construction”

美国麻省波士顿玫诺斯图书馆

2011-2012

“重生/Regeneration”优秀会员展

其中“Nine Schools荣获评委会特等奖

美国麻省波士顿阿林顿艺术中心

2011

个人展“建设中”

美国麻省波士顿公园街Ockenga画廊

“新作品/New Work”

美国麻省波士顿卢新顿Grace Chapel

2010

“A Private Glimpse”

美国麻省波士顿大学Hillel House

美国麻省波士顿公园街第三届年度评委会展

中国云南昆明彩虹桥学校壁画装置

2008

“透明—— 一段旅途的记录”

“Transparencies, Records of a Journey Traveled”

中国云南昆明TCG 诺地卡画廊

2007

“欢迎到株洲;尊崇祖先文化”国内外艺术作品展

国际艺术家邀请展 (展出一副作品).

中国湖南株洲

2004

中国西南油画双年展

中国贵阳贵州师范大学

“有信仰的人Men and Women of Faith”

美国明尼苏达, 明尼阿波利斯 Bethlehem Baptist Church

2003

路德神学院和圣玛丽禄宗教艺术评委展

油画Lazarus Come Forth 获提名奖

美国明尼苏达,明尼阿波利斯

2002

Good Friday 艺术展

美国明尼苏达    明尼通卡市

2001

美国明尼苏达 明尼通卡市维子达中心艺术展

1999

“Artifacts”艺术展,爱荷华Reservoir空间,装置艺术

学生艺术展,美国爱荷华州Old Brick

北爱荷华艺术委员会竞赛,爱荷华州玫生市

1998

“近期油画作品展Slightly Recent Paintings”

爱荷华州Great Mid 个人展

“头像heads” 人像展   美国爱荷华州Reservoir 空间

“Home家”  美国爱荷华州Reservoir 空间

美术协会学生艺术展      美国爱荷华州Old Brick

麻马赛诸塞艺术教育学院艺术展       美国波士顿Huntington 画廊

此外,部分私人收藏作品藏于MIT美国麻省理工学院Ralph Landau大楼;贵州大学外事办办公室;上海印氏达公司等。