BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2020

Magnus, Rachel, "Color as Content," Bakersfield Museum of Art (May 2020).

Hubbard, Linda "New Paintings By Mitchell Johnson," InMenlo Magazine (February 2020).

Vahlberg, Laura "11 Thoughts From Mitchell Johnson" (July 2020).

Linnewah, David "Mitchell Johnson Interview" Studio Break (February 2020).

Rahimi, Arash, "Becoming Mitchell Johnson," Splish Denmark (June 2020).

Citron, Sloane "Faces of Art," Punch Magazine (March 2020).

Castle Hill Color Class notice (Sept 2020).

The painting, "Two Striped Chairs (Wellfleet)," 2019 70x84 inches, is acquired by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

 

2019

James, Julissa, "Go West Young Man," Nob Hill Gazette (May 2019).

Batti, Renee, "Seeing Better," The Almanac cover story (January 2019).

Hubbard, Linda "Mitchell Johnson Exhibit," InMenlo Magazine (January 2019).

SF Station exhibit notice (Oct 2019).

Earl, Emily, "Travelogue: Grand Destinations and Personal Journeys press release" Tucson Museum of Art (April 2019).

2018

Nelson, Mickey, "Creative Colorist," Punch Magazine (October 2018).

Nonennberg, Sheryl, "The Creative Union of Mitchell Johnson & Donia Bijan," Nob Hill Gazette (Dec 2018).

The painting "Pacheco Pass Road," 2001 is acquired by Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento.

The painting, Cerrillos, 1995, 34x42 inches, is acquired by the Tucson Museum of Art.

2017

Nonnenberg, Sheryl "Like A Rainbow," Palo Alto Weekly (Feb 2017).

Landi, Ann, "Reinventing Landscape," Vasari 21 (Feb 2017).

Nonneberg, Sheryl, "Cultivating Creativity," Modern Luxury Magazine (March 2017).

2016

Curator's Picks, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.

Landi, Ann, "What is Drawing," Vasari 21 (Oct 2016).

Heiman, Ken. "New Palo Alto Art Center Exhibit" Patch (Dec 2016).

Wilton, Nicholas, "Mitchell Johnson Interview," Art2Life (Feb 2016).

Johnson, Mitchell, "Josef Albers: Beyond Light and Shade," Vasari 21 (Dec 2016).

2015

Weller, Rebecca, "Color as Content: A Twenty Five Year Survey," Art Ltd Magazine (June 2015).

"Ogunquit (Stieglitz)" included in Magnificent Landscapes exhibit, Ogunquit Museum of Art (Oct 2015).

Wybenga, Eric, "Summer of Color," Dorado Magazine (April 2015).

Colors of the Southwest, New Mexico Museum of Art.

Roberts, Kathaleen, "Colors of the Southwest, New Mexico Museum, Albuquerque Journal (March 2015).

Batti, Renee, "Dishing Up a Colorful Canvas," The Almanac (April 2015).

2014

Patti, Enrico, "Prospettive di Memoria," Architetti (Nov 2014).

Loffredo, Monica, "La Citta e la Memoria," Galleria D'Arte Moderna, San Donato Milanese (Nov 2014).

Ogunquit Museum of Art acquires "Ogunquit (Stieglitz)" painting (April 2014)

 

Nemerov, Alexander. "Heir of Theirs: Mitchell Johnson and Fairfield Porter" (Bakersfield Museum of Art), 

Color as Content Monograph,  May, 2014. Pg. 23-26.

Seed, John. "Freshness, Freedom, Color and Doubt" (Bakersfield Museum of Art), 

Color as Content Monograph,  May, 2014. Pg. 53-55.

Samet, Jennifer. "Quilts of Color, the Space Between" (Bakersfield Museum of Art), 

Color as Content Monograph,  May, 2014. Pg. 37-39.

 

Goodrich, John. "Color as Content" (Bakersfield Museum of Art), 

Color as Content Monograph,  May, 2014. Pg. 15.

 

Laentver, Sofie. "Ven go Maler" (Bakersfield Museum of Art), 

Color as Content Monograph,  May, 2014. Pg. 189.

Trilling, Deborah, "Visiting Artist Mitchell Johnson," Castilleja Magazine, (Jan 2014)

 

2013

Seed, John, "Richard Diebenkorn: Berkeley Years," Huffington Post (Sept 2013)

Berry, Raymond, "On Mitchell Johnson," Flippo Gallery exhibit essay (October 2013).

Color Talk at Castilleja in Palo Alto (Feb 2013).

The painting, "Ogunquit (Stieglitz)," 2013, 18x28 inches, oil/linen, is acquired by Ogunquit Museum of American Art.

 

2012

Busa, Chris, "The Pulse of Color," Provincetown Arts, (June 2012).

Yollin, Patricia, "Art Murmur Adds Galleries," SF Gate (April 2012).

Ball, Jonathan, "Are You Going With Me," Res Ipsa Gallery (May 2012).

Seed, John, "Are You Going With Me," Huffington Post (May 2012).

Seed, John, "Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration," Huffington Post (March 2012).

Kristof, Csilla, "Bay Area Figuration: Origins and Today," American Contemporary Art Magazine (Feb 2012).

Wood, Antrese, "Mitchell Johnson interview," Savvy Painter (Oct 2012).

 

2011

Busa, Chris, "Mitchell Johnson radio interview," WOMR, (August 2011).

The painting, "Truro Chair," 2009, 20x24 inches, oil/linen, is acquired by New Britain Museum of American Art.

Six paintings appear in the feature film, Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Mellen, Phillip, "Mitchell Johnson interview," Ahtcast (June 2011).

 

2010

The painting, "Potrero Hill," 2004, 9x12 inch, watercolor/paper, is acquired by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Hubbard, Linda, "Making Sense of the World Through Painting," InMenlo Magazine (Nov 2010).

Harp, Grady. “Mitchell Johnson,” Poets and Artists, (March/April, 2010), pg 41-45.

 

The painting “Meyreuil,” 2001 appears in the feature film, Its Complicated.

 

2009

Selz, Peter, “Mitchell Johnson,” 2009, Smithsonian Archives of American Art.

Kendall-Weed, Jeff.  “Los Gatos Art Museum Presents,” Los Gatos Weekender, (December 26, 2008). Pg 34.

Campion, Peter. “Painterly Painting: The Next Level,” Los Gatos Art Museum, (2008), exhibition catalog.

Dallas, Alistair, “The Next Level of Los Gatos Art,” Los Gatos Observer, (January 10, 2009).

 

2008

Trilling, Deborah, "Mitchell Johnson Concerning Color," Anita Seipp Gallery (September 2008).

Karlstrom, Paul, “Mitchell Johnson interview,” 2008, Smithsonian Archives of American Art.

Batti, Renee, “Mitchell Johnson Opens at Castilleja,” The Almanac, (October 30, 2008), pg 20.

Wallace, Rebecca, “Concerning Color,” Palo Alto Weekly, (November 24, 2008), pg 12. 

 

2007

Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Residency.

The painting “Untitled, Palo Alto, n.3,” 1991 appears in the TV show, Ugly Betty.

Norton, Janet Duca, Palo Alto Daily News, (September 23, 2007), p.7. 

Batti, Renee, “MJ Paints windows at Bloomingdale’s,” The Almanac

(September 12, 2007), p.20. 

Wallace, Rebecca, “The Roads both taken,” Palo Alto Weekly, (May 18, 2007), cover & 

p. 10-12. 

Wallace, Rebecca, “The Roads both taken,” Mountain View Voice, (May 25, 2007), cover & 

p. 29-31. 

Cape Arts Review,  “Art News from Chatham, Orleans and Brewster,” (2007), p.62.

MacLaughlin, Karen, “Color and shape: paintings by Mitchell Johnson,” The Almanac, (May 

9, 2007), p. 32. 

Pasquali, Marilena. “Mitchell Johnson: Doppio Binario” (Musei Senese, Siena, Italy),

  Monograph,  May, 2007. pg. 25-28.

Di Piero, W.S., “On Mitchell Johnson” (Musei Senese, Siena, Italy),

  Monograph,  May, 2007. pg. 97-99.

 

Pichevin, Claude,  “Mitchell Johnson a Meyreuil,” (Musei Senese, Siena, Italy),

  Monograph,  May, 2007. pg. 104.

Schauer, Lindsay. "Local Gentry," Gentry Magazine (May, 2007), p. 70.

 

2006

Fressola, Michael, “Ex-Islander paints under the Tuscan Sun,” Staten Island Advance,

 (September 10, 2006), p.E2.

The painting, “Truro n. 6,” 2005 appears in the Columbia Pictures film, The Holiday.

 

2005

Campion, Peter, Exhibition Interview, I. Wolk Gallery, (September, 2005).

“Bornholm (lifesaver),” 2004 appears in December issue of Sunset Magazine.

Reflections: Staten Island Academy, “Mitchell Johnson,” (Spring, 2005), p.35.

 

2004

Campion, Peter. "Mitchell Johnson" (Santa Monica: Terrence Rogers Fine Art), 

Monograph,  May, 2004.

Corgnati, Martina. "Mitchell Johnson" (Santa Monica: Terrence Rogers Fine Art), 

Monograph,  May, 2004.

Rogers, Terrence. Introduction to "Mitchell Johnson" 

(Santa Monica: Terrence Rogers Fine Art), Monograph,  May, 2005.

Emerling, Susan, “Mitchell Johnson at Terrence Rogers Fine Art,” ArtNews, p. 88., June, 2004

 

2003

Hillhouse, Susan “Mitchell Johnson: Work and Play,” (Triton Museum of Art) exhibition essay.

Crow, Fred, “Triton shows works by California artists’,” Milpitas Post, (January 9, 2003),     p.24.

Fischer, Jack, “Two California Artists create new interest in old styles,” San Jose Mercury 

News (March 4, 2003), p.1E.

Weimers, Leigh, “Mars, IKEA provide week’ cosmic events,” San Jose Mercury 

News (August 28, 2003), p.2B.

Gangelhoff, Bonnie, “An Artist for All Seasons,” Southwest Art Magazine (February, 

2003), pp. 7-14, cover.

 

2002

Batti, Renee, “Menlo Artists Work Goes Beyond the Landscape,” The Almanac 

(May 15, 2002), p. 10-11. 

Batti, Renee, “California and Tuscany Dreaming”, Palo Alto Weekly 

(May 17, 2002) p. 28—29.

 

2001

Letter to the Editor, New York Times (August 19, 2001), p. 6.

La Nazione, “Grande Success per La Sagra,” Siena, September 25, 2001.

Di Piero, W.S. "On Mitchell Johnson," (Santa Monica: Terrence Rogers Fine Art), exhibition 

catalogue.

Fontana, Sara. "Mitchell Johnson," (Santa Monica: Terrence Rogers Fine Art), exhibition 

catalogue.

 

2000

Bijan, Donia. "Mitchell Johnson," (St. Helena: I. Wolk Gallery), exhibition catalogue.

Carboni, Tiffany. "Local Gentry," Gentry Magazine (February, 2000), p. 42-44.

Ito, Itaru. "Outerline Milano," Tokyo's In Natural International (January, 2000), p. 130-131.

 

1999

Corgnati, Martina. "Mitchell Johnson," (San Donato Milanese, Italy), exhibition catalogue.

Di Piero, W.S. "On Mitchell Johnson," (San Donato Milanese, Italy), exhibition catalogue.

Pichevin, Claude. "Mitchell Johnson," (San Donato Milanese, Italy), exhibition catalogue.

"Atmosfera stelle e strisce su tela," Il Giorno (October 27, 1999), p.39.

Tadini, Emilio. "I paesaggi bucolici della California nelle tele di Mitchell Johnson,"     Il Cittadino (October 12, 1999), p. 44.

Knoll, Conan. “Capturing Rural Beauty,” The Gilroy Dispatch (March 3, 1999), cover, p. A6

Henry, Gerrit. "Mitchell Johnson: Beginnings," (Portland: Augen Gallery) Exhibit essay.

 

1998

Harrington, Jim. "The Master of Momentum," Palo Alto Weekly (August 14, 1998), p.10-11.

Bijan, Donia. "Mitchell Johnson," (New York: Tatistcheff Gallery), exhibition catalogue.

Luciani, Annette. "Mitchell Johnson," (New York: Tatistcheff Gallery), exhibition catalogue.

 

1997

Byers, Susanna. "Seeing paintings instead of locations," American Artist (July, 1997), pp. 44-51.

Buckley, Patricia Morris. "Distinct artists share common thread," North County Times (July18, 1997), p. 17.

 

1996

Sussman, Diane. "Chasing Light," Palo Alto Weekly (February 23, 1996), p. 9.

Farmer, Rob. "Gallery Going," Where San Francisco (Spring, 1996), p. 11.

 

1995

Ito, Itaru. "I paesaggi di Mitchell Johnson," (Milan: Spazio Avicenna), exhibition essay.

1994

The painting, "Cerrillos Cloud IV," 1993, 42x42 inches, oil/linen, is acquired by New Mexico Museum of Art.

 

1992

Grant from Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts to study with Wolf Kahn.

Ayres, Jane. "Painters revive former gallery," Peninsula Times Tribune (February 3, 1992), p. 18.

Sussman, Diane. "Mitchell Johnson: inimitable French style," Palo Alto Weekly (February 5, 1992), p. 38.