YNEZ JOHNSTON CHRONOLOGY



1920
Born in Berkeley, California

1937-1946
B.A. and M.A. at University of California, Berkeley interspersed with travelling

1943
One-person show, DeYoung Museum/ San Francisco Fine Arts Museums

1947
Travels to Yucatan, Mexico

1947-1949
Teaches at U.C. Berkeley

1949/1949
Travels in Europe during vacations

1950/51
"Bunce, Johnston, Mundt" exhibition: MOMA, NY(Penthouse)

1951
Receives Huntington Hartford Foundation grant; moves to Los Angeles

1952
Receives John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship; moves to Italy and Paris for six months
Two-person show: Art Institute of Chicago

1954/55
Teaches etching at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; works with Emerson Woelffer and Robert Motherwell

1955
Awarded Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant

1956
One-person exhibition: California Palace/Legion of Honor, San Francisco

1957
Receives second Huntington Hartford Foundation grant; moves to Santa Monica
One-person exhibition: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1960
Marries John Berry

1964/65
John Berry receives Fulbright Grant; Johnston and Berry spend the next year travelling in India, Nepal, Cambodia and Japan

1965
Johnston creates series at Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles

1967
One-person exhibition: San Francisco Museum of (Modern) Art

1972
She and Berry spend six months in Mersea, Great Britain

1976
Awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant

1977
One-person exhibition: Mitsukoshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1978
Retrospective exhibition at Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University

1982
Artist-in-residence at Fullerton College, California with exhibition.

1994
Retrospective exhibition, Bakersfield Art Museum, California

1997
One-person exhibition: Kennedy Museum of American Art, Ohio University

1998
One-person exhibition: Santa Cruz Museum of Art, California


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