Pacific Northwest College of Art
Center for Contemporary Art and Culture

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CCA&C Visiting Critic Series // Paddy Johnson

Apr 12, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Thursday April 12, 2018 // 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm)

About Paddy Johnson Paddy Johnson is the founding Editor of Art F City. In addition to her work on the blog, she has been published in magazines such as New York Magazine, The New York Times and The Economist. Paddy lectures widely about art and the Internet at venues including Yale University, Parsons, Rutgers, South by Southwest, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. In 2008, she became the first blogger to earn a Creative Capital Arts Writers grant from the Creative Capital Foundation. Paddy was nominated for best art critic at The Rob Pruitt Art Awards in 2010 and 2013. In 2014, she was the subject of a VICE profile for her work as an independent art blogger.

Paddy also maintains an active presence as a curator. In 2011 she has curated Graphics Interchange Format, a survey of animated GIFs for Denison University and in 2016 created the sequel to that exhibition, Geographically Indeterminate Fantasies for Providence College and GRIN Gallery. In 2015 she curated Mimic, a show about imitation and illusion and Floating Point, an exhibition showcasing the work of 49 columbia MFAs at Judith Charles Gallery and in 2015 and 2016 created shows for the Satellite Art Fair. She is currently working on a retrospective of the feminist artist Carol Cole with curator Emily Stamey at the Weatherspoon Gallery in North Carolina.


511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design
Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]

Free and open to the public


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