Swedish & American, born in Uddevalla, Sweden, 1967
Lives and works in Miami, Florida, USA and Nice, France
Affiliated to La Maison des Artistes, France
EDUCATION & RESEARCH
2012 Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Lesley University College of Art and Design (formerly the Art Institute of Boston), Cambridge, MA
1994 Sweden America Foundation Scholar, Research: Scandinavian Architecture 1900-1945
Columbia University, New York, NY, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
1993 Master of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
1991 D.E.F.A.-Diplôme d’Etudes Fondamentales en Architecture, Ecole d’Architecture de Paris Belleville, Paris, France,
1987 Summer School, Micro and Macro Economics, Yale University, New Haven, CT
SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2022 Atelier Baraness + Cawker, "SUNSET SUNSET," Nice, France
2019 Hôtel Windsor, OVNi Galeries, "In the Sea of Words and Music: High Modernist Painting Speaks Out!, Fabiana Cruz & Liselott Johnsson in François Morellet's Room," Nice, France
2019 Moving Art Gallery, "MAYDAY MAYDAY," Nice, France
2017 Villa Ingeborg, “The Sea and the Dreams,” Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
2017 Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, “Immersive Reflections,” Augusta, GA
2015 Brooklyn Fire Proof / Temporary Storage Gallery #104, “Stacey Cushner & Liselott Johnsson-DromomaniaX2,” Brooklyn, NY
2014 Le Monastère de Saorge, “Les Plantes Voyageuses,” Saorge, Les Alpes Maritimes, France
2014 The GlassCube@Hotel Indigo, “Hello Polly! This is your 9 o’clock wake-up call!” Athens, GA
2013 Muhlenberg Library, New York Public Library, “Lifeboat,” Chelsea, New York, NY
2013 Les Lavoirs, Town of Saorge, “Public Installation: La Poetique des Lavoirs,” Saorge, Les Alpes Maritimes, France
2013 Boston Public Library, Grove Hall Branch, “Mad Hot Fox And Wet Icy Eel Hug You All Day” Dorchester, MA
2012 The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, “Trappa,” Permanent Installation, Boston, MA
2010 Gallery at Town 220, Madison, “Sol,” Madison, GA
2009 Madison Artists Guild, Ice House Underground, “Midgård,” Madison, GA
2022 Villa le Roc Fleuri, Exposition “Substrat” par no-made, Cap d’ Ail, France
2021 Villa le Roc Fleuri, Exposition “Chronique” par no-made, Cap d’ Ail, France (forthcoming)
2020 Villa le Roc Fleuri, Exposition “In-Vitro In-Vivo” par no-made, Cap d’ Ail, France
2020 Gallery at Hotel Indigo, “Tiny Universe 3,” Athens, GA
2019 Villa le Roc Fleuri, Exposition "BÂTIR" par no-made, "The Expressive Spectrum of High Modernist Painting," Cap d'Ail, France
2019 Melanie Carr Gallery, “Shift Happens,” Essex,CT
2019 Lesley University of Art and Design, “Flagship Heritage,” Cambridge, MA
2019 Yoyo Maeght Residence, Carte Blanche Moving Art Gallery, Paris, France
2018 New Art Center, “Dialogues: Medium & Materiality,” Newtonville, MA
2017 Lesley University of Art and Design, “W.I.P,” Cambridge, MA
2015 Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, “Sense of Place,” Augusta, GA; Juror’s Award,
Juror: Annette Cone-Skelton
2015 Hall Space Gallery, “In Support of Brave Girls,” Boston, MA
2015 Lesley University College of Art and Design, “Reclassified,” Cambridge, MA
2015 The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, ”Gathered - Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists,” Atlanta, GA
2014 Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, “GRU Art Department Faculty Exhibition,” Augusta, GA
2014 Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Georgia Regents University, “We Should Talk to Each Other, the Cloud and I,” Augusta, GA
2014 Gallery at Hotel Indigo, “Tiny Universe,” Athens, GA
2013 Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Georgia Regents University, “GRU Faculty Exhibition!” Augusta, GA
2013 Gallery at the Classic Center, “It’s Like a Rainbow,” Athens, GA
2013 Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, “Oscillations: Liselott Johnsson, Erin McIntosh, Diane Wiencke,” Madison, GA
2013 Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State University, “Contemporary Ideas in Art,” Fayetteville, NC
2013 Brattle Art Gallery, Art Institute of Boston, Lesley University, “Objectified,” Cambridge, MA
2012 Boston Public Library, Grove Hall Branch, “Unfolding the Book,” Dorchester, MA,
2012 The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, “MFA in Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition, Boston, MA
2010 Swan Coach House Gallery, “The Price is Right,” Atlanta, GA
2009 Madison Artists Guild, Ice House Underground, “Holiday Show,” Madison, GA
2009 Madison Artists Guild, “ACP Photo Show,” Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, Madison, GA
2008 MOCA GA, Off the Wall Pin Up Show, Atlanta, GA; November 2008
2015 Juror’s Award, “ Sense of Place,” Getrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Juror: Annette Cone-Skelton
1993 Sweden America Foundation Scholar, Stockholm, Sweden
1990 Fredrica Bremer Foundation Scholarship, Stockholm, Sweden
BOOK ART PROJECTS
2014 Armenteros, Jorge. The Book of I (Color Edition). Cover and interior art by Liselott Johnsson. Seattle, Washington: Jaded Ibis Press. 2014. Print.
2020 Gathier, Michel. "De ces liens qui nous unissent…Liselott Johnsson". Smarty Magazine. 02 Juillet, 2020.
2019 Crochet, Alexandre. "Ovni Conforte la Vidéo à Nice." The Art News Paper Daily. Tuesday December 3, 2019. Web.
2019 Malleck, Célia. "Trois drôles de chambres à découvrir à l'hôtel Windsor." Nice Matin. Friday November 29, 2019. Print.
2019 Gathier, Michel. "Le Mayday de Liselott Johnsson chez Moving Art." Smarty. May 24, 2019. Web.
2019 "Liselott Johnsson," Monaco Madame. May 21, 2019. Web.
2019 Maman, Hélène & Nathalie Morin. “Nice Art-ppartement.” 19/20 Côte d’Azur, France 3 Côte d’Azur. May 20, 2019. Television.
2019 Jordin-Gassin, Hélène. "Les Visiteurs du Soir." ChezLolaGassin. May 26, 2019. Web.
2019 Grynwald, Nathalie. "Liselott Johnsson." Azur-Network. May 6, 2019. Web.
2019 Gathier, Michel. "MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY." L’art de Nice. May 6, 2019. Web.
2017 "Images of the development of Today's Catch: Kelp and Mountains by the Sea, 2017." W.I.Pzine, Ed. Anna Spence. June, 2017, Issue 1, Volume 1. Print.
2016 Crotts, Elizabeth. "The Art of Liselott Johnsson." Design & Build Magazine. Ed. Kim Jackson. Jan/Feb. Vol 2, No 1. Print.
2014 Cullum, Jerry. “Oscillations and Interstices: An Interpretive Essay.” Oscillations. Liselott Johnsson, Erin McIntosh and Diane Wiencke. Steffen Thomas Museum of Art/ Madison Artists Guild. 2014: 8-11. Print.
2014 Strelecki, Karen. “Introduction.” Oscillations. Liselott Johnsson, Erin McIntosh and Diane Wiencke. Steffen Thomas Museum of Art/ Madison Artists Guild. 2014: 5. Print.
2014 Jain, Vaishali. “In the Spotlight: Artist and Architect Liselott Johnsson.” Echo – The Pixpa Blog. December 19, 2014. Web.
2014 Mendoza, Beatriz. “Jorge Armenteros explora la mente a través de la ficción.” Diaria Las Americas. December 3, 2014. Print.
2014 Dillon, Barbara. “ ‘The Book of I:’ Review.” Fanboy Comics. November 7, 2014. Web.
2014 “Artist Architect Liselott Johnsson Presents “Lifeboat” A Site Specific Installation at the NY Public Library’s Chelsea Muhlenberg Library.” The New York Optimist. March 16, 2014. Web.
2014 Colucci, Emily. “Liselott Johnsson Transforms Chelsea’s Muhlenberg Library into a World of Visual and Verbal Play.” Flavor Pill. March, 2014. Web.
2014 “Liselott Johnsson: Lifeboat Closing Reception.” NY Daily News. March 10, 2014. Web.
2014 Claussen, Keith. “Let Art Draw You Away from Mayhem of the Past Week.” The Augusta Chronicle. February 17, 2014. Web.
2014 “Andrew Ginzel’s List,” Two Coats of Paint. January 14, 2014. Web.
2014 Smith, Jessica. “New Exhibit at Hotel Indigo and GMOA.” Flagpole. January 8, 2014. Web.
2013 “MAG-STMA show ‘Oscillations’ opens to the public.” Morgan County Citizen. August 1, 2013.
2013 Staub, Daniel. “Les lavoirs…la vie,” Nice-Matin. Monday May 27, 2013.
2013 Martin, Sony. “Witnessing a Work of Art,” Up & Coming Weekly. Volume 18 Issue 8. February 20-26, 2013.
2012 Jackson, Kim. “The Art of Liselott Johnsson…More Than Meets The Eye.” Lakelife. Winter 2012. 16-18
2012 Lacoste, Christina. “Off the wall: Graduate exhibition @ AIB MA Gallery,” Dig Boston. July 9, 2012.
2011 Strelecki, Karen. “Masters in the Making.” Southern Distinction. August 2011.
2010 Nolan Van Reesema, Meg. Carribbean Hideaways: Discovering Enchanting Rooms and Private Villas. Rizzoli, New York, NY.
2009 Sol Exhibit. “Mediterranean-inspired art show opens Friday.” Lake Oconee Breeze. August 2009.
2008 “People are talking about travel.” Vogue. February 2008.
2008 “Best resorts under the sun.” CNN Money. March 2008.
2008 “World’s top new 136 hotels.”Conde Nast Traveler. May 2008.
2008 “Aquamare,” Metro. February, 2008-12-02.
2008 “Aquamare.” Modo de Vida. March 2008.
2003 “Bennett House, House of the Month.” Architectural Record. May 2003.
1994 Gromark, Sten. "Belleville, en Fransk Aptit Retare…", Arkitektur. 5 -1994.
CURATORIAL & JURY EXPERIENCE
2015 Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
October: “Immersive Space & Sculptural Form-A Conversation in Color and Clay,” Gary Hudson & Ron Meyers
January: “The One in the Center Cannot See the Whole” (Dan Ju Zhe Mi), Ben Sloat
2014 Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
November: “We Should Talk to Each Other, the Cloud and I,” Fia Backström, Jeff Brown, Craig Drennen, James Hyde, Liselott Johnsson, Fabienne Lasserre, Raoul Pacheco, Peter Rostovsky, Oliver Wasow, Sarah Wallin Huff, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
October: “Voice Off,” Judith Barry
August: “Artist Activist,” Francie Bishop Good, Kristin Casaletto, Sue Coe, Richard Cutrona, Deborah Davidson, Guerilla Girls, Shea Justice, Alan MacTaggart, Rachel Mindrup, Carrie Moyer, Sheila Pepe, Jason Pramas, Chadwick Tolley & Erik Waterkotte
January: “Painting in the Expanded Field,” Inna Babaeva, Nicole Cherubini, Cora Cohen, Liz Deschenes, Annette Lemieux, Jessica Stockholder, TM Sisters, Wendy White, Tamara Zahaykevich and Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
2013 Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
November: “Fort Frederica: Multiple Obsessions,” Edward Rice
October: “History’s Shadow,” David Maisel
September: “Morris Eminent Scholar Exhibition,” Philip Morsberger, Tom Nakashima and William Willis,
August: “2013 GRU Art Faculty Show!”
2013 Appointed Gallery Director at Mary S. Byrd Gallery, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
2013 The Gallery at Town 220, Madison Artists Guild, “XLG Show,” Madison, GA
February: “Earthy Abstraction,” Jack Kehoe, Kipley Meyer, Bryan Rust, Dwight Smith
May: “Woman,” Katie Brick, Jill Brody, Kristin Casaletto, Patrick McGannon, Richard Olsen, Betti Pettinati-Longinotti, Jean Westmacott
August: Art and Margo Rosenbaum, “Art Mark”
2012 The Gallery at Town 220, Madison Artists Guild, “XLG Show,” Madison, GA
February: Joe Camoosa
May: Jill McGannon, Kim Karelson, Greg Benson
August: Jennifer Crenshaw, Margaret Agner, Tressa Linzy, Elizabeth Barton
November: Mary Leslie
2011 Steffen Thomas Museum of Art & Madison Artists Guild, “Philip Morsberger & Anita Huffington: The Eye of the Beholder,” Madison, GA 30650
2011 The Gallery at Town 220, Madison Artists Guild, “XLG Show,” Madison, GA
February: Richard “Ole” Olsen
May: Katie Bacon, Maggie Mize
August: Gary Hudson
November: Libby Bailey, Kristin Casaletto
2014 Johnsson, Liselott. Painting Beyond Painting: From Pensiero Debole to an Expanded Practice. Saarbrucken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. 2014. Print.
2013 Johnsson, Liselott. “The Archive: The Creative Process of Abstract Painter Thomas Nozkowski.” Scribd. Web. 04 August 2013.
2013 Johnsson, Liselott. “Blinky Palermo and Gianni Vattimo: A Weak Juxtaposition.” Scribd. Web. 04 August 2013.
2013 Johnsson, Liselott. “Unfolded: A Comparison of Folded Paintings by Simon Hantaï and André-Pierre Arnal.” Scribd. Web. 23 September 2013.
2000-16 Poetic Form Inc., Miami, FL, Dec 2000-Present; Owner & Design Architect
1999-00 Roger Fry & Associates Architects, Miami; Design Architect
1999 Arquitectonica, Miami; Project Architect
1998-99 Sole Proprietor, New York; Architect
1994-97 Evans Heintges Architects, New York; Designer
1991-92 Kerosène Atelier d’Architecture, Paris, France; Junior Designer
1990 Stads Arkitekt Kontoret, Uddevalla, Sweden; Junior Designer
1989 Architecture Studio, Paris, France; Junior Designer
1988-89 BSB, Gothenburg, Sweden; Junior Designer
1990 Architect; New York State License # 026645
2004 Architect; Florida State License # AR92750
2006 Architect; Georgia Sate License # RA011718
2004 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards; NCARB Certificate #59,664
2013 MFA Program in Creative Writing, Lesley University, “Text as Visual Art,” Cambridge, MA
1992 Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, France, Teaching Assistant, Design Studio
2013 Madison Artists Guild, Madison, GA; President 2010-2013
LECTURES & ARTIST TALKS
2013 Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State University, “Painting Beyond Painting From Pensiero Debole to an Expanded Practice,” Fayetteville, NC
2010 Madison Artists Guild, Group visit of Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Focus: Traditional and contemporary painting in GA, 2010
2009 Madison Artists Guild, Group visit of Marc Chatov Studio and the Constantin & Roman Chatov Collection
Focus: Figurative Painting in the South, Rutledge, GA; November 2009
2009 Madison Artists Guild, Organized group museum visit and tour by curator Jeffrey Grove at the High Museum & curator Marianne Lambert at the Swan Coach House
Focus: Abstract Expressionism and the work of Gary Hudson
The High Museum & Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2008 Madison Artists Guild, Organized group visit of “Don Cooper – This Moment as it is: A connection to the Whole,” MOCA GA, Atlanta, GA, Focus: Spirituality in Art
PROJECT LIST ARCHITECTURE: RESIDENTIAL & RESORT
2011 Albertelli, Pool and Lounge Area, Atlanta, GA (PF)
2009-11 Villa Trollringen, Private Residence, Hönö, Sweden (PF)
2005-08 Aquamare, Hotel & Resort, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands (PF)
2007 Arctic Fun, Multi-family Development, Hollywood, FL; 2007 (RF&AA)
2007 Sheridan, Condominium, Sarasota, FL; 2007 (RF&AA)
2006 Caranca House, Private Residence, Saorge, France; 2006
2006-07 Rochas and Perez Houses, Great Harbor Cay, Bahamas (RF&AA)
2005 Harbor Inn Resort & Yacht Club, Punta Gorda, FL (RF&AA)
2004-08 South Tower at City Place, West Palm Beach, FL (RF&AA)
2005 Cascades at Southern Hills Clubhouse and Spa, Orlando (RF&AA)
2004 Cascades at Groveland Clubhouse and Spa, Orlando, FL; 2004 (RF&AA)
2004 Cascades at Tradition Clubhouse & Spa, Tradition, FL; 2004 (RF&AA)
2004 Intracoastal Residences, Mixed-use Development, North Miami, FL (RF&AA)
2002-04 The Moorings, Mixed-Use Development, Lantana, FL (RF&AA)
2002-04 Marina Village, Mixed-Use Development, Boynton Beach, FL (RF&AA)
2003 Gables Court, Rental Community, Miami (RF&AA)
2003 The Clubhouse at the Residences at Miramar, Miramar, FL (RF&AA)
2003-04 The Promenade at Ft Lauderdale, Rental Community, FL (RF&AA)
2002-03 The Promenade at Bayview, Rental Community, Pompano Beach, FL (RF&AA)
2001 South Tower at City Place, West Palm Beach, FL (RF&AA)
2001 Convention Center Townhouses, West Palm Beach, FL (RF&AA)
2001 Riviera Club Townhouses, Hallandale, FL (RF&AA)
2000 Jefferson at Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL (RF&AA)
2000 Jefferson at Young Circle, Hollywood, FL (RF&AA)
1999 Cyber-Port, Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong (A)
1999 Hallandale Development, FL (A)
1998 West Neck House, Shelter Island, NY (EHA)
1998 Stamsnäs Summer Residence, Bohuslän, Sweden
1998 Rice House, Upper West Side, New York, NY
1996 Lau Residence, Upper West Side, NY
1997 Bennett Residence, West Village, New York, NY (EHA)
1995 200 East End Co-op, Interior Design, Upper East Side, New York, NY; 1995 (EHA)
1991-94 Fjord House, Uddevalla, Sweden; 1991-1994
1994 Nochlin Trotta Residence, Sagaponack, NY, designer with Evans Heintges Architects (EHA)
1990 Äsperöd Residential Area, Uddevalla, Sweden; 1990, junior designer with Stads Arkitekt Kontoret Uddevalla
PROJECT LIST ARCHITECTURE: RETAIL & OFFICE
2007-09 Madison Contemporary, Madison, GA (PF)
2006 Librerie du Cairos, Saorge, France (PF)
1999 Rockefeller Brothers Fund Office, Madison Av., New York, NY (BRB)
1999 Reboul, MacMurray, Maynard and Kristol Offices, Washington, DC (BRB)
1997 Reston I and Reston II Office Buildings and Reston I Corporate Lobby, Reston (EHA)
1997 Medical Clinic, Chelsea, New York, NY
1996 Tampines Office Park, Singapore, Singapore (EHA)
1995 Stride Rite Office Building, Boston, MA (EHA)
1995 Pertamina Office Complex, Singapore, Singapore (EHA)
1995 201 Spring Street Office Building, Boston, MA (EHA)
PROJECT LIST ARCHITECTURE: INSTITUTIONAL
1993 Swedish Cultural Center, Paris, France
1992 Centre Social de St Aubain-les-Elbeuf, France (KAA)
1990 Master Plan of I17 Military Base, Uddevalla, Sweden (SAK)
1989 Pavillon de France à l’Exposition Universelle à Seville, Paris, France (AS)
PROJECT LIST DESIGN
2003 Empire Furniture Collection, Coral Gables, FL
(PF) architect and owner of Poetic Form, Inc.
(RF&AA) consultant with Roger Fry & Associates Architects
(A) project architect with Arquitectonica
(EHA) designer with Evans Heintges Architects
(BRB) consultant with Butler Rogers Baskett
(KAA) junior designer with Kerosene Atelier d’Architecture
(SAK) junior designer with Stads Arkitekt Kontoret
(AS) junior Designer with Architecture Studio
Moving Art Gallery, 24 rue Paul Déroulède, 06000 Nice, France
phone: +33 (0)6 88 09 93 62