Guest curator, Passing Bittersweet
Elizabeth Johnson, an artist and exhibition curator, began writing art reviews for artpractical.com in San Francisco, later covering exhibitions in New York, Philadelphia, and the Lehigh Valley for theartblog.org, based in Philadelphia. She has written for artcritical.com, Artvoices Magazine, Figure/Ground.org, and DeliciousLine.org. She curated The Big Painting Show at WorkSpace Limited in San Francisco’s Mission District and has since curated shows that feature regional and urban artists at Lafayette College and Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania. A member of the White Columns Curated Artist Registry, Johnson presented at the October 2016 E32 art crit hosted by Linda Griggs at Lichtundfire Gallery in Manhattan. Solo shows have been held at Cafe Museo, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA); Canada College, Redwood City, California; Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture SFMOMA Artists Gallery; and, in 2019, Cedar Crest College. After receiving a BA in Fine Arts from Bard College in 1986, she lived in San Francisco, California, for 25 years. She moved to Easton, Pennsylvania, in 2011. She makes oil paintings that use images but undermine storytelling.