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Sarah Anne Johnson

Canadian, b. 1976

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Sarah Anne Johnson

Canadian, b. 1976

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Sarah Anne Johnson works in various mediums, focusing on themes of nature and idealism. Her series of photographs, “Tree Planting” (2002-5), is a collection of images taken while Johnson spent a summer on a reforestation project in northern Canada—documentary photos interspersed with images of small figures staged in the landscape. For her series “Artic Wonderland” (2010-11), Johnson took photos in the Arctic Circle and altered them using paint, Photoshop, and techniques of embossing and printmaking. “I do this to create a more honest image,” she says. “To show not just what I saw, but how I feel about what I saw.”

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Biography

Sarah Anne Johnson works in various mediums, focusing on themes of nature and idealism. Her series of photographs, “Tree Planting” (2002-5), is a collection of images taken while Johnson spent a summer on a reforestation project in northern Canada—documentary photos interspersed with images of small figures staged in the landscape. For her series “Artic Wonderland” (2010-11), Johnson took photos in the Arctic Circle and altered them using paint, Photoshop, and techniques of embossing and printmaking. “I do this to create a more honest image,” she says. “To show not just what I saw, but how I feel about what I saw.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
User
Solo show at a major institution
National Gallery of Victoria
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Articles Featuring Sarah Anne Johnson
The Female Eye: Women Photographers at The Art Show
Feb 26th, 2014
The Female Eye: Women Photographers at The Art Show
Why Photography Should Show Not Just What a Place Looks Like
Oct 24th, 2013
Why Photography Should Show Not Just What a Place Looks Like
A Fleeting Paradise
Feb 7th, 2013
A Fleeting Paradise
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