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artist , Construction executive

Joy Noreen Johnson, American artist, construction executive. Artist, interpreter alphabet grantee Fresno Art Museum, 1994; recipient Winners Circle award American Cancer Society, 1995.

Background

Johnson, Joy Noreen was born on March 8, 1937 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Walter George and Martha Martina Johnson.

Education

Nursing Diploma, Northwestern University, 1958. Bachelor magna cum laude, California State University, 1981. Master of Arts with distinction, California State University, 1983.

Career

Vice president Staiger Construction, Fresno, California, 1976-1994, secretary, treasurer, since 1994. Renovations coordinator Gallery 25, 2005. Presenter, speaker, lecturer in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include California State University, Fresno, 1978, 83, 94, Gallery 25, Fresno, 1980, 82, 84, 85, 86, 91, 93, 97, Plums Gallery, Fresno, 1989, 92, 99, Clarks Gallery, Bakersfield, California, 1991, Gallery M, Fresno, 1991, Fresno Art Museum, 1995, Lincoln Art Center, Colorado, 1996, Merced (California) Art Center, 1996, 2003, Bakersfield College, 1998. Group shows include Fresno Art Museum, 1978, 86, 91-93, Gallery 25, 1980, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 92, 94, 96, 97, 98, 2000, 2005, Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, 1981, California State University, Fresno, 1981, 94, Long Beach, 1990, Fresno County Public Health Building, 1982, Gina B., Beverly Hills, California, 1988, Pieces Gallery, Highland Park, Illinois, 1989, Taylor Gratzer Gallery, West Hollywood, California, 1989, Sidney Rothman Gallery, New Jersey, 1990, Beach Vision Gallery, 1991, Gallery M., 1991, Merced (California) Art Center, 2005, Arte Americans, Fresno, California, 2005. Represented in permanent collections including Fresno Art Museum.

      Featured in numerous catalogues, magazines, tv interviews including San Joaquin Valley Magazine, Artists of Central and Northern California, Next Wave, Artists to Watch in the 90's, West Art, Fresno Art Museum preview, Art Week, Channel 30, Channel 47, Channel 18, numerous others.

Membership

Participant Fresno (California) Interfaith, since 1997. Member selection committee women's council Fresno Art Museum, since 1990, board directors Women's Council of 100, since 1994, president, 1995-1997. Member Gallery 25, Fresno, since 1978, president, 1982, lecturer.

Member Coalition of Women's Art Organizations (national board directors 1983), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married William Louis Johnson, August 8. 1959; children: Jody Noreen, Cheryl Christine.

father:
Walter George

mother:
Martha Martina Johnson

spouse:
William Louis Johnson

children:
Jody Noreen Johnson

Cheryl Christine Johnson