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Ralph Eugene Meatyard
Untitled
1960
gelatin silver print
image and sheet: 7 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches (18.7 x 18.4 cm)

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 Catherine L. Johnson, Moon Aerial: Mines VI, $2650

MOON Aerial: MINES VI                                                              Catherine L. Johnson  2012

 

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MOON Aerial: MINES

https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/moon-aerial-mines-ix-2012-14h-x-11-5w-catherine-l-johnson/

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A Route of Evanescence, (1489)

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A Route of Evanescence,
With a revolving Wheel –
A Resonance of Emerald
A Rush of Cochineal –
And every Blossom on the Bush
Adjusts it’s tumbled Head –
The Mail from Tunis – probably,
An easy Morning’s Ride –

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Emily Dickinson

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Please note:
Creating + viewing the color YELLOW is like holding water!

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My work needs an actual encounter.

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The BREATH series are GOLD on the dawn’s yellow.
The  iridescent gold vanishes during a unique equation/matrix
of the ambient light and the position of the viewer.

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The ICANFEEL series are the same color -yellow/GOld,
and, depending on the ambient light and position of viewer,
the color shifts and the luminosity of the graphite pencil incised into the surface glistens.

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The GoldBirdSONG series are line drawings on 100% cotton rag board.
The color pencil is Canary Yellow.
I drawLISTEN- total dive off a cliff,
then cut them up the long boards
and
then honed LISTENing as I make the parts
into VISUALsonICS.

 

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My art is an experience of witnessing- listening with your palms open.
My art is a performance.
It is akin to the visceral/sensual experience between
looking at a photograph of your beloved
and
being in the actual presence of your beloved.
A/LIVE.
LISTENING/ RECEIVING/ OFFERING
with ALL your senses.

 

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breath_i_1997_catherineljohnsonBREATH                                                                 Catherine L. Johnson 1997

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For further information on BREATH, please click on link below:
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/breath-1997
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/10/08/dragonfly-circular-breathing-circle-the-ending-is-the-beginning-is-the-ending-is-the-beginning-t-s-eliots-four-quartets-i-said-to-my-soul/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/i-breathe-it-is-the-way-i-breathe-charles-lloyd-interviews-ornette-coleman-interview/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/01/01/2015-whirlradiancedancefireheartbreakopennowcreativecourageleapintomajestygracebreatheamazingsacredwingyoutouch-you-are-valuable/

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icanfeel_triptych_2015_catherineljohnson_yesICANFEEL triptych                                                                 Catherine L. Johnson 2015

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For further information on ICANFEEL, please click on links below:
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/icanfeel-your-wings-2015-ithouempathy
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/12/16/icanfeel-your-wings-2015-icanfeel-your-skin-2015-icanfeel-your-soul-2015-tripych-catherine-l-johnson-artist/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/review-humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-the-path-to-empathy-by-mpls-star-tribune-art-critic-mary-abbe-published-new-year-s-day-2016/

 

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goldbirdsong_5_2016_catherineljohnson_abGoldBirdSONG                                                                       Catherine L. Johnson 2016

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For further information on GoldBirdSONG, please click on links below:
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/07/24/goldbirdsong-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-spectrogram-electrocardiogram-polygraph-visual-graphs-confluencecollaboration-of-visualsonics-practicing-democracy-to-risebreakthrough/
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/goldbirdsongs-1-7-2016

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Dave King + George Cartwright – Live on Radio K

Loooooove their sonics: harrowingly hair up ecstasy!
https://youtu.be/LTec5sPa6FM
http://www.radiok.org/instudios/king-cartwright/
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PLEASE KEEP VISITING!

“THE CARLSON’S SUITES” ARE AN ON-GOING SERIES!

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THE CARLSON’S SUITES WERE/ARE CREATED
IN CELEBRATION/HONOR
OF THE BEAUTYLOVEGRACEHUMANITY OF MY CHERISHED FRIENDS:
THE BOB + NANCY CARLSON FAMILY.
THEIR ABIDING NEST/HARBOR LOVE AND THEIR TEMPLATE OF LOVING IS LUMINOUS + VITAL

A GARDEN.  

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Robert H. Carlson

8 June 1923 -13 July 2015
AN ENLIGHTENED + BELOVED PRINCE OF/FOR/TO HUMANITY
HIS LEGACY IS LUMINOUS + ETERNAL

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Click: https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/03/26/get-your-dance-out-the-carlsons-suites-matisses-late-work-scandinavian-international-design-marimekko-improvisational-music/

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THE CARLSON'S SUITES #46 2015 CATHERINE L. JOHNSON; CATHERINE L. JOHNSON;THE CARLSON’S SUITES #46                                     CATHERINE L. JOHNSON     2015  

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YES! #46!

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GET YOUR DANCE OUT!

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“THE CARLSON’S SUITES”

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THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_FRAMEDFor  dear friend Michele Jansen- KBEM station manager

 

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THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_BILL:RHONDA_AUG2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor my brother Bill + Rhonda August 2015

 

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_#72For my brother Bill’s SIX/OH birthday! 4 September 2015

 

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THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_JILLMONSON_2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor my remarkable physical therapist, Jill Monson, 24 September

 

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THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_LELA_GRAUPMANN_27Sept2015For Keith, Susan and Jeff and their families, in memory of their beloved late Mother, Lela. 

 

 

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THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_VEECK2_2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor the Mike + Libby Veeck Family. Triptych: 3 of 3

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_KATH_17JULY2015_CATHERINELJOHNSON_3For my sister Kath’s birthday 17 July 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_ANNE_HUNT_AUG2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Anne’s + Barack Obama’s birthday 4 August 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_CLAIRE_2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Claire Joubert, Dr. Clare McCarthy’s P.A.

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_EMILY_S_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Emily S.:  HAPPY PHd program @ UC Irvine! 

 

THE CARLSON'S_SUITES_PEGGY_2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Peggy, BLUE ROBE, for her birthday 2 AUGUST!

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_GRACIE_AUG2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor GRACIE! xo August 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_THECARLSONHERALDRY_JULY2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONTHE BOB + NANCY CARLSON  FAMILY HERALDRY JULY 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_JOEY_5AUG2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor my sister-in law Joey’s birthday 5 August 2015

 

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THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_L_JUNE2015_CATHERINELJOHNSON_For my sister Lynne’s birthday 2 July 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_JESS_2015For my dear niece Jess

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_KATIE_S_JULY2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Katie, daughter of my cousin Connie   July 2015
THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_SHARONBOB_2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Uncle Bob for his birthday

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_BOBSHARON_2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Aunt Sharon for her birthday

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_EMILY'S19_2015For my dear niece Em’s birthday 15 May 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_RHONDA_19JULY2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Rhonda’s birthday, 19 June 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_CONNIECATESSHELLA_JULY2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor my dear cousin Connie

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_JOE-GWENWEDDING_JULY2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONWedding blessings for Joe and Gwen- 17 July 2015

 

THE-CARLSON'S_SUITES_PETER_2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Peter

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_CHRIS_LaF_JULY2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Chris..thank you for documenting several art pieces  July 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_MARKJOEY_2015For my brother Mark and sister-in-law Joey

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_LAKE_2015For my nephew Lake

 

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THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_LISA_2015For my dear friend/heart sister Lisa

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_CATIE_2015For Catie’s High School graduation 2015- Scottsdale

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_DEBORAH_AUG2015_CATHERINELJOHNSONFor Deborah  August 2015

 

THE_CARLSON'S_SUITES_#85_FORAUNTANNE_7MAY2015For my beloved Aunt Anne  on her 92nd birthday 7 MAY 2015

 

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PLEASE CLICK, AND SCROLL DOWN “THE CARLSON’S SUITES”:
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/03/26/get-your-dance-out-the-carlsons-suites-matisses-late-work-scandinavian-international-design-marimekko-improvisational-music/        
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/02/22/start-1-total-improvisational-exercises-in-color-shape-and-composition-catherine-l-johnson/

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I HAD MY HIP RE-REPLACED 20 NOVEMBER 2014 .https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/hip-hand-heart/
I NEED TO EXPRESS THE EXPANSIVE DANCE/FREEDOM WITHIN ME WHILE I AM BOUND.
HENRI MATISSE LATE WORK/THE CUTOUTS ( A VEHICLE FOR HIM 2 FROM IMMOBILITY)+ SCANDINAVIAN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN + MARIMEKKO + IMPROVISATIONAL SONICS.
MY CUT-OUTS ARE IMPROVISATIONAL-SHAPES  THAT ARE CUT IN ADVANCE, AND THE PLACEMENT STARTS AT THE LEFT HAND CORNER!
CLJ

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IMPROVISATIONAL CREATION

IS POSSIBLE

WHEN THERE IS ACCEPTANCE,

TRUST, FAITH, LOVE, HOPE

AND

TELLING THE TRUTH

IS

HONORED, UPHELD AND PRACTICED.  

THEN COMES  THE FREEDOM TO EXPRESS,

EXPLORE, IMPROVISE, AND THEN …

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YOU DANCE!

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FREEDOM.

GLORY.

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THE ART OF IMPROVISATION:

SONICS

Charlie Parker & others: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeGDTtzhsHE
Keith Jarrett: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fB5YXgNX-w
Charles Lloyd: https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/03/22/charles-lloyd-charles-lloyd-new-quartet-jason-moranreuben-rogerseric-harland-village-vanguard-15-march-2015-radical-empathy-nyt-nate-chinen-charles-lloyd-nea-jazz-master-charle/
rene marie: https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/03/04/rene-maries-vocals-are-an-amazing-grace-improvisational-masterpiece-rene-maries-sonics-sexysoaringsultrysensualsophisticatedsacredseismicsingular/
Meredith Monk: https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2012/01/10/meredith-monk-the-tal

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BLACKWINGEDNIGHT CATHERINE L. JOHNSON 2007; CATHERINE L. JOHNSON;
BLACKWINGEDNIGHT                                                          Catherine L. Johnson 2007

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WAHTCOLOROFSKINDOYOUWEAR CATHERINE L. JOHNSON 2013;Catherine L. Johnson;

“My art pursues the beauty of realization

rather

than perfect beauty.”

Catherine L. Johnson
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All of my life I have known an inviolable place of inner freedom containing:
earth; pieces of washed clear blue skies; brilliant unfolding blooms;
wings of flight; the color and arcs of rainbows;
the hallelujah chorus of wind, rain and rivers; 
and the white glistened silence of ice.
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This was my chrysalis:
My life was baptized in hospitals, a place where time and space
was defined as waiting, compassion and hope. 
No flag of creed, race, religion, gender, or social rank was raised. 
We were horizontal breathing beds. I lived in a body cast with a shaven head. 
Visitors were allowed once a week for two hours and touching was forbidden
– like an art museum with limited hours. 
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I was a broken Ming vase re-created with expert hands
and
a heartspine vision.
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My life began in the environs and culture of hospitals, 
places where the human theater and universal realities of life and death 
are played out moment-to- moment, 
and where time and space is suspended and is redefined as waiting,
compassion and meditative. 
I have tasted the first inhalation – the breath of new life; 
caressed the full sweeping breath of love and joy;
impaled by the heavy, choking breath of grief;
and 
touched the final exhalation
– the final breath of life.

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 My art bears the viewer to the transcendent moment of an epiphany. 
The moment when one’s heart is suddenly set open and rapt, 
when all the senses are heralded and keen, 
and then,
in the theatre of the heart, 
a cloak slowly and gradually rises and,
at once,
 all the world is seen in gleaming light, simple and innocent clarity,
 and 
all becomes whole. 
A forever and eternal moment is imprinted.

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My art is a spiritual, a gospel song

– call and response.

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Art is a communication vehicle.

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My work is awake to the invisible, visceral, and universal
the very life of life.

My art is my breath.

My art is my wing.

 

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An actual encounter of my art is the authentic experience
 for it is an interacting conversation,
a dialogue of revelation between the art and the viewer.
An artist is a vehicle of the divine and a shaman.
I create as visual artist, a writer, a sonic composer,
and
a social/creative entrepreneur that asks questions
to move, deepen and broaden humanity forward.

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My art/creative explorations is of attending to humanity,
calling out the angels in our nature,
and
move beyond the arbitrary/institutionalized boundaries
that separate and divide the beauty of our humanity.
We all breathe the SAME oxygen.
My work addresses internal and external contemporaneous social issues.

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I am an ARTIST.
The ONLY flag and hurricane lamp
I uphold is toward a wider HUMANITY
of inclusion and integration.
My work addresses social justice issues, yet I do not politicize my art.
My art IS a communication vehicle to engage/inspire/provoke dialogue,
negotiation and greater comprehension and compassion.
I do NOT identify with any labeling except: HUMAN.
My life story shaped the ship,
and,
because of my life story,
I enter challenging and turbulent waters.
I practice courage and compassion and the values of moral intelligence.
I am a social entrepreneur.
My works open up,
breaks open and creates
NEW blueprints/paradigms/concepts/choreography
of living
and
expanding the definition of being A/LIVE and PRESENT.

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The practice of CALL and RESPONSE is a discipline- difficult.  
Listening, truly and deeply listening to another is an art and has the capacity to change the world.
Listening without “labeling” the other,
without excluding the other and without segregating the other- THAT is art.
THAT discipline and practice is being fully human and sacred.
Improvisational dialogue is THE art of truly listening:
CALL and RESPONSE.
To lose: one’s filters,
let go,
not see one’s claimed shoreline
and
need to label
is
moving forward.

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I was nominated for the INSIDE/OUT Lowertown Project – an international project.
 A 52” H x 36” W poster of my portrait was installed outside on a downtown wall.

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The following links are testaments of my art as communication vehicles
that address the shared infinite human experience
and
contemporaneous social injustices.

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My life shaped the ship that gave me the capacity
to cross turbulent waters
with honor, respect and grace.

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Please click on the following links,
placed in chronological order,
and
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 Catherine L. Johnson, ARTIST
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/about/

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My works are modeled on gospel
and  
accessing the well of the Divine
within me.
  Call / The Artist’s Response

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11 September 2001 / Ecumenical memorial service
at  the Wayzata Community Church
SEPTEMBER 2001 QUARTET
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/11-september-2001-one-four-original-works

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Hurricane Katrina
Pine Tree: HOPE 2005 series
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2012/11/24/the-city-of-scottsdale-selected-my-pine-tree-hope-2005-as-the-citys-2012-holiday-season-promotion-hurricane-katrina-an-international-display-of-humiliation-wherewhen-the-unconscious-fortress/

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Haiti’s Earthquake
SPARROW 2009 series
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/sparrow-fly-my-heart-free-catherine-l-johnson-2010-deafening-despair-call-and-response-the-sparrow-is-a-symbol-of-the-beloved/
 http://www.bebopified.com/2010/09/rene-marie-sings-truth-at-dakota.html

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SAFETY + HOPE
THERE IS MORE FOR YOU #1  2010
-work chosen to accompany national prize winning poem
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/nest-there-more-you-1-2010

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Japan’s Tsunami and Earthquake
JAPAN MEDITATIONS 2011
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/01/10/peace-on-earth-john-coltrane-live-in-japan-1966-2508-japan-meditatations-catherine-l-johnson-2011/

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Arab Spring
EGYPT 11 FEBRUARY 2011
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/egypt-11-february-2011

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 THE HALL OF LAMENT: STAND YOUR GROUND FOR TRAYVON MARTIN 2012
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/hall-of-lament-stand-your-ground-for-trayvon-martin-call-out-for-social-justice-moral-couragetruth-2012-st-paul-spring-art-crawl/
http://www.mintpressnews.com/stand-your-ground-sybrina-and-tracy-martin-fight-for-justice-for-trayvon/164383/

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Health insurance
HEAL/THY ARTISTS FORUM 2013
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/healthy-artists-forum-6-february-2013-health-insurance-for-artists-presenters-mncare-medical-assistance-downtown-ymca-event-creatormoderator-catherine-l-johnson/

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Civil Rights + Children
 IWISHIKNEW 2011
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/prove-gallery-text-exhibition-8-march-2013-text-showcases-19-selected-american-artists-the-exhibition-features-work-that-is-either-text-based-or-incorporates-text-catherine-l-johnson/

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My 911 call: “There has been an assault, the victim is down
and
was repeatedly kicked in the head! “
Dispatcher: “What color is the victim?”
Me: “The color of blood is red!” 
ISAIAH  – an installation with audio   2013
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/isaiah-and-first-light-night-multimedia-installation-catherine-l-johnson-dan-choma-spring-2013-st-paul-art-crawl/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/03/11/4-march-2013-what-color-what-difference-does-it-make-911-human-i-do-not-understand-why-people-insist-on-creating-boxes-genres-boundaries-soul-is-not-bound/

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NOTE: this entry received hundreds of views worldwide.
BDSM claimed as an art form and private sexual behavior.
BDSM was practiced within a residential building I live in.  
Shrieks of pain heard by non-consenting neighbors  
were experienced as Domestic Violence.
How does violence, shrieks of pain and/or the suffering of others
inspire art?
Dominance + Submission 2013
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/19/to-dream-the-impossible-dream-my-anthem-as-a-young-girl-can-violence-become-an-art-form-diddoes-picassos-guernica-1937-inspire-violence-can-you-hear-the-shrieks-did-the-silent-shriek/

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The 50th Anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s
I HAVE A DREAM and March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs /
THE HUMANITY PORTFOLIO 2013
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/08/29/fifteen-paintings-28-august-2013-the-humanity-portfolio-28-august-2013-the-50th-anniversary-of-the-march-on-washington-for-freedom-jobs-rev-dr-martin-luther-kings-i-have-a-dream-s/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/25-26-27-april-2014-st-paul-art-crawl-last-painting-of-the-humanity-portfolio-exodusimf

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The shape of women’s issues
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/10/15/republished-13-october-2013-the-truth-of-me-is-in-your-wing-of-motion-moving-forward-september-12-2011-by-catherine-l-johnson/
HERHYMNS:
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/herhymns-portfolio-2013-1-bemylullaby-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/herhymns-portfolio-2013-2-bebraveiwillsingtoyou-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/26/herhymns-portfolio-2013-3-listenplaceyourhand-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/herhymns-portfolio-2013-4-danceseehowmylaugh-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/28/herhymns-portfolio-2013-5-firemydreamsarea-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/30/herhymns-portfolio-2013-6-forgiveiwillgiveyour-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/10/01/herhymns-portfolio-2013-7-nightdidyouswallowthe-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/10/02/herhymns-portfolio-2013-8-touchmetouchmy-i-dive-for-pearls-that-are-shining-deep-within-no-smoke-and-mirrors-nor-doppelgangers-are-welcomed/

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Resilence 
Gingko WINGS portfolio 2013-2014
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/ginkgo-wings-portfolio-2013-2014-ginkgo-wings-riseriseirisewewillriserise-2014-ginkgo-symbol-of-hope-tenacity-profound-endurance-maria-callas-sempre-libera-la-traviata/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2011/11/14/visibleinvisible-scars-of-abuse-institutionalized-perpetrators-silent-complicity-moral-obligation-cowardice-accountability-truth-breaking-free-couragestronger-than-you-think-you-a/

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Note: This entry received hundreds of views worldwide,
and continues to be viewed.
“DISABLED” marginalization v. dominant culture

 

“DIFFERENTLY-ABLED“
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Do YOU play the violin equally to Itzhak Perlman  2014 
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/disability-disrespect-can-you-play-the-violin-equally-to-itzhak-perlman-no-does-that-mean-you-are-disabled-what-is-essential-is-invisible-to-the-eye-the-little-prince/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/hip-hand-heart/  

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LOVE + BEAUTY + ANAM CARA is a boundless energy of Amazing Grace
ALLTHETHINGSYOUARE  2014
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/allthethingsyouare-i-x-portfolio-summer-2014-catherine-l-johnson/

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ROWINGINEDEN  2015
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/03/06/rowingineden-2015-catherine-l-johnson-wild-nights-wild-nights-emily-dickinson/

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Cross-fertilization of 3 synergistic venues of improvisation
 THE AUTOMATIC MESSAGE exhibition @ INSTINCT ART GALLERY 2014
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/9-20-14-11-1-14-the-automatic-message-exhibition-instinct-the-dakota-kbem-a-premiere-confluencejam-session-of-3-premier-venues-of-improvisationcreative-courage/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/10/29/onlyonlyonlyonly-4days-4u-3days-4u-2days-4u-1days-4u-2c-the-automatic-message-the-4321-to-the-closing-of-the-automatic-message-instinct-904-nicollet-mall-what-you-see-is-based-on-who-you/

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Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner
and
Black Male American Youth 
CIVIL RIGHTS MATTER IN AMERICA
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/01/20/civil-rights-matter-civil-rights-matter-civil-rights-matter-march-on/

 

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HUMANLY POSSIBLE: THE EMPATHY EXHIBITION
 INSTINCT ART GALLERY  / NOVEMBER 2015 – JANUARY 2016
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-21-november-2015-16-january-2016-press-release/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/11/23/the-opening-21-november-2015-instinct-art-gallery-opens-humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-the-call-response-of-honorable-relationships-that-creates-beauty/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/review-humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-the-path-to-empathy-by-mpls-star-tribune-art-critic-mary-abbe-published-new-year-s-day-2016/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/11/14/humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-21-november-2015-16-january-2016-freshdriedbloodiamhuman-2013-catherine-l-johnson-the-humanity-port/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/11/08/humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-21-november-2015-16-january-2016-herhymns-be-brave-2013-catherine-l-johnson-singing-is-a-balm-to-the-distressed/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/01/10/nest-foryoutruthismywing-catherine-l-johnson-2010-nest-foryoumygiftisnothiding-catherine-l-johnson-2010-16-january-2016-closing-date-humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibiti/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/01/04/the-writings-herhymns-be-brave-lullaby-i-thou-poem-a-lullaby-for-a-lover-catherine-l-johnson-interdisciplinary-artist-humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/12/11/iwishiknew-2011-catherine-l-johnson-mindless-menace-of-violence-robert-f-kennedy-5-april-1968-humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/11/28/humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-mpls-herhymns-forgive-i-will-give-catherine-l-johnson-2012-thelonious-monk-dont-blame-me-1966-livedenmark/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/11/20/pine-tree-hope-2005-catherine-l-johnson-serenitycourage-to-changeprayer-xenophobia-america-wasis-an-innovation-an-ongoing-experimentimprovisation-of-freedom-humanly-possible-the-empa/

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Thank you.

Catherine

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ROWINGINEDEN  #4                                                                   Catherine L. Johnson 2015

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