Resume

LINDA NELSON-JOHNSON

MIXED MEDIA TEXTILE ARTIST

PERSONAL DIRECTORY:

Linda Nelson-Johnson
808 Fourth Street
Nevada, Iowa 50201
Email: LnJStudio@gmail.com


EDUCATION:
1986 Master of Arts
College of Art and Design, Iowa State University
1983 Bachelor of Arts
College of Art and Design, Iowa State University
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
2006-2013 Associate Clinical Professor of Design
Assistant Director/Chair Interior Design
School of Architecture and Construction Management
College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
Washington State University
2006 Associate Professor Emeritus
Arizona State University
1985-2006 Associate Professor of Design
Associate Director/Graduate Coordinator
Interior Design Foundation Program Coordinator
College of Design, Arizona State University
1983-1985 Graduate Teaching Assistant
Interior Design, College of Art & Design, Iowa State University
PROFESSIONAL DESIGN EXPERIENCE:
2008 Design of conference room furnishings
College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences,
Washington State University
2001-2006 Dobson Ranch Association, Color consultant
2001-2006 Resources/Solutions, Inc., Graphic artist
1993-2006 L’nJ Designs, principal: Stencil designs and decorative painting
1999-2006 Knoell & Quiodort Architects, Decorative painting artist
1998-2006 Studio S, Phoenix, Arizona, Decorative painting artist
BOOKS PUBLISHED:
1996 Frank Lloyd Wright: The Phoenix Papers
Volume II: The Natural Pattern of Structure, Editor
Author: “On the Natural Pattern of Structure,” pp. 90-107 and
Afterward,” pp. 140-143
Publisher: The Herberger Center for Design Excellence, College of Architecture & Environmental Design, Arizona State University
1989 The Iowa Capitol: A Harvest of Design
Co-author Jerry C. Miller
Publisher: Plain Talk Publishing Company, Des Moines, Iowa
SOLO FIBER ART EXHIBIT:
2014 Linda Nelson Johnson, A Collection of Quilts, 120 ART Gallery, Taylor, Texas,
June 19-July 5
TEXTILE ART AWARDS:
International Competitions/Shows:
2014 Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) trunk show.
Selected for the National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky, permanent collection.

  • “Autumn Colors (small)”
2013 LaConner Quilt & Textile Museum, 2013 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival,
October 4-6, LaConner, Washington

  • ”Autumn Sunset” – Award of Excellence, 2nd Place – Open
  • ”Iowa Made” – Award of Excellence, Recycled/Reused Materials
  • “Autumn Colors” – Honorable Mention
2007 $100,000 Quilting Challenge, International competition

  • “Reflections of Summers Past”

Art quilt chosen as one of the top 40 submissions

National Competitions:
2010 Sam Davis Home Quilt Show
Smyma, Tennessee, October 1-31

  • “Shipley Corner” – Best Theme Award
2009 Cloth•Paper•Scissors Calendar Competition, Judges’ Choice

  • Life is Like a Box of Christmas Fireworks”

Quilting Arts Magazine Calendar

  • Shipley Corner” chosen for 2010 calendar
Regional Competitions:
2014 Transparent, Translucent, Transformed… Surface Design Association Regional Exhibit, Iannelli Studio Heritage Center, Park Ridge, Illinois,
2010 Innovations Quilt Show and Conference
Tacoma, Washington, September 15-18

  • Autumn Day” – First Place: Contemporary Art
  • Pretty Van Gogh” – Third Place: Contemporary Art
2008 Quiltfest 2008, August 6-10

  • Reflections of Summers Past”, Awarded Viewers’ Choice
TEXTILE ART JURIED EXHIBITIONS:
International/National Competitions:
2014 Visions Art Museum: Hand Dyed
May 2-July 20, San Diego, California

  • “The Promise 2”
2013 A.I.R Gallery, Postcard Show: Wish You Were Here
June 27-July 12, Brooklyn, New York

  • “Clowning Around”
2010 Sam Davis Home Quilt Show, Smyma, Tennessee, October 1-31

  • “Shipley Corner”

American Quilter’s Society Quilt Expo, Des Moines, Iowa, October 6-9

  • “Iowa Made”
2008 American Quilter’s Society Expo & Contest, Des Moines, Iowa, October 8-11

  • “Reflections of Summers Past”

Road to California: Quilters’ Conference & Showcase, Ontario, California, January 17-20, “Reflections of Summers Past”

  • Machine Quilters Exposition, New Hampshire, April 14-19, “Reflections of Summers Past”

International Quilt Festival, Long Beach, California, July

  • “The Shipley Corner”

Quilt Market & International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, October

  • “The Shipley Corner”
Regional Competitions:
2014 Transparent, Translucent, Transformed…Surface Design Association, Iannelli Studios Heritage Center, Park Ridge, Illinois

  • “Autumn Colors”
  • “The Promise”
  • “Fleur-de-lis”
  • “Through the Kelp”
2010 Innovations 2010, Tacoma, Washington, September 15-18

  • Autumn Day”
  • “Pretty Van Gogh”

•Quilt Fest 2010, LaConner Quilt & Textile Museum, LaConner, Washington, October 1-3

  • “Reflections of Summers Past”
2009 Innovations 2009, Tacoma, Washington, September 16-19

  • Life is Like a Box of Christmas Fireworks”
  • “Bountiful Harvest”
TEXTILE ART NON-JURIED EXHIBITIONS:
2012 Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Union Town, Washington
School of Design and Construction Art Show, February

  • “Reflections of Summers Past”
  • “Pears on the Palouse”
2010 6th Annual Reinterpreting Reality, Compton Union Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, March 1-30

  • “Iowa Made”
  • “Autumn Day”
PUBLISHED ARTWORK:
2014 “Autumn Sunset” image used to announce LaConner Quilt & Textile Museum Fiber Arts Festival 2014 and also published in Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine, Sept./Oct. 2014
2009 Quilting Arts Magazine Calendar

  • “Shipley Corner”

Cloth•Paper•Scissors, Sept./Oct., pp. 62-63

  • “Life is Like a Box of Christmas Fireworks”
2008 Quiltfest 2008 (Northwest Regional), August 6-10

  • “Reflections of Summers Past”
  • Awarded Viewers’ Choice
2007 $100,000 Quilting Challenge, October

  • “Reflections of Summers Past”
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
2014 Independent Study, Jane Dunnewold
Ricky Tims, Alex Anderson, Pam Holland Seminar
2011-2013 Art Cloth Master Class, 5 sessions, Jane Dunnewold
2010 Alegre Retreat, Gateway Canyons, Colorado, Jane Dunnewold
2009 Alegre Retreat, Gateway Canyons, Colorado, Fran Skiles
Inspired Design: Jacquard & Entrepreneurial Textiles, International Conference, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Ashville, North Carolina