Helen Johnson


HELEN JOHNSON is an artist, writer and teacher based in Melbourne. Painting is at the centre of her practice. Recent solo exhibitions include Barron Field as part of the 2016 Glasgow International and Slow Learners at Château Shatto, Los Angeles in 2015.

She has recently exhibited work as part of June: A Painting Show at Sadie Coles, London; In my absence at Jocelyn Wolff, Paris; and Pleasure and Reality at the NGV. In 2017 Johnson will present a solo exhibition at the ICA in London.

In 2015 she launched a book titled Painting is a Critical Form, developed from a PhD in Fine Art completed at Monash University in 2014, where she is also a lecturer. Johnson is represented by Sutton Gallery in Melbourne and Château Shatto in Los Angeles.