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Devin B. Johnson

Devin B. Johnson (b. 1992, Los Angeles) 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).

In addition to being named a 2023 Artist-in-Residence for Fountainhead, Miami, he was selected as an Artsy Vanguard (2022),  named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Art and Design (2022) list, 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 Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art;  the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Pond Society, Shanghai; the Rubell Museum, Miami; the Columbus Museum of Art; Longlati Foundation, Shanghai; and many others.

“A Moment in Crossing,” 2023 Oil on linen. 48h x 60w in.
“Something Tender” 2023 Oil on linen. 60h x 62w in.
“Water Me Deeply”, 2022 Oil and spray on paper. 30h × 22 1/2w in.
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  1. […] Devin B. Johnson joined us to discuss his work and exhibitions with Nicodim Gallery. He described the creation of his painting A Moment in Crossing, which depicts a photo taken from an Uber. Johnson explained that he will sometimes use Photoshop to alter a photograph, playing with color and adding overlays that, in a sense, simulate the process of absorbing the minutia of the moment. To learn more about Johnson’s process, work and exhibitions, listen to the complete interview. […]

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