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The Project




Artist's Works

Limited Editions

Paul Johnson





Exhibitions and work in public collections

Solo and group exhibitions since 2000

Klub Culture Exhibition, Bilston Art Gallery, Wolverhampton 2000
On Paper - new paper art, Crafts Council (UK), London 2001
Paperchase Exhibition, Bilston Art Gallery, Wolverhampton 2002
Paul Johnson Showcase, The Ruskin Library, University of Lancaster 2002
Holland Paper Biennale 2002, Museum Rijswijk, Amsterdam
Paper Road, Museum Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, Italy
Book Works 2003, Pacific Center for the Book Arts, San Francisco
Stand and Deliver (Handmade Moveable Books traveling exhibition) 2004-6:
   San Diego-Messa College,Florida Atlantic University,
   Denver Public Library, Chicago Center for the Book
Pulputations , Artworks, Milton Keynes 2005
Internation Book Art Exhibition, Cheong-ju, Korea 2008
Paul Johnson Bookworks, Yorkshire Sculpture Park Showcase 2008
‘Popup’ Exhibition, The Lowry, Salford, UK. 2008-09
The Art of the Book traveling exhibition Canadian Bookbinders Guild 2008-2010
Awarded Colophon Book Arts Award - Canadian Bookbinders Guild 2008
Book as Sculpture, La Sierra university, Brandstater Gallery California 2009
Beyond Words: BookFest Exhibition, The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, New Jersey, 2009

Artists’ books in public collections

The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
San Diego Public Library
University of Washington, St Louis
University of Yale, New Haven
National Gallery of Washington, Washington DC
The Library of Congress, Washington DC
University of Vermont, Burlington
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Indiana University, Bloomington
The University of Harvard, Boston
The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
The Tate Gallery, London
Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester
Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
University of New Mexico, Santa Fe
University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
University of Toronto, Toronto
The Athenaeum Library, Boston

Guest speaker, Paper Engineering Conference, University of Utah, 2000 and 2007
Guest speaker, EFL conference, Southampton, 2001
Tutor, MA in Bookarts, St Michael’s College, Burlington, Vermont 2001 and 2007
Speaker, Education Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2002
Contributor, Education conference, Birmingham, 2003
Speaker, Early Literacy Conference, Gloucester, 2004
Tutor: Center for the Book Arts, San Francisco, 2004, 2008
Guest speaker, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, 2004
Presenter, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2005
Guest tutor, Washington Guild of Book Arts, Seattle, 2006
Guest tutor, Arts Guild, Flagstaff, Arizona 2006
Conference speaker, San Diego Center for the Book, California 2006
Guest lecturer, Otis College, Los Angeles, 2006
Speaker, University of Washington, St Louis, Missouri, 2006
Guest speaker, Seoul Book Art Fair, Korea, 2006
Presenter, Philadelphia Book Art Guild, Pennsylvania, 2007
Presenter, Boston Book Art Guild, Massachusetts, 2007
Speaker, Learning through expression conference, Wolverhampton, 2007
Speaker, Literacy conference, Creative Partnerships, London 2008