Kaytie Johnson

30 Nov 2016

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Kaytie Johnson.

Kaytie Johnson is the Rochelle F. Levy director and chief curator of The Galleries at Moore. Prior to her position at Moore she served as director and curator of University Galleries, Museums and Collections at DePauw University, and she has also held curatorial positions at the Phoenix Art Museum and Arizona State University, where she earned her M.A. in Art History. Johnson's curatorial practice emphasizes experimenting with modes of presentation beyond traditional exhibition sites, developing projects that challenge the boundaries of conventional art practice and exploring the dynamics between artist, curator and audience. She has curated numerous solo and group exhibitions including the Center-funded Strange Currencies: Art & Action in Mexico City, 1990-2000 (2015); Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk (2014); Thomas Glassford: Afterglow (2013); and Andy Warhol: I Am a Camera (2011). A former contributor to the contemporary art journal Artpulse, Johnson has authored numerous essays and texts for exhibition catalogues and other publications.