Fine Art Photography


MAY 2014    Master of Fine Arts – Photography, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
MAY 2011    Bachelor of Fine Arts – Imaging Arts, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

2017 -present Assistant Professor, Photography & Foundations, University of Tampa
2015-2017   Instructor of Art, University of Mississippi Department of Art & Art History, Oxford, MS
2015-2016   Instructor,  Maine Media Workshops + College – Rockport, ME
Workshops: Experimental Darkroom, Advanced Young Darkroom Photographers
2014-2015   Teacher Assistant, Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, ME
2013-2014   Teacher of Record, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
2013-2014   Teacher Assistant, Maine Media Workshops + College,Rockport, ME      
2012-2013   Teacher Assistant, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston LA

2019 Where the Roots Rise, Eicheld Gallery, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL.
2018  Where the Roots Rise, University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS
2017  Untamed, Maine Media Workshops+ College, Rockport gallery, Rockport, ME
2017  Untamed,  SOHO Photo Gallery, SOHO Photo Gallery, NY
2016 Untamed, The Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Gammill Gallery, University, MS
2015 Untamed, Texas Tech University, SRO Photo Gallery Lubbock, TX
2015  Untamed, Greenville Arts Council, Roger D. Malkin gallery, Greenville, MS
2015 Untamed, Smith & Lens Gallery, Bay St. Louis, MS
2013  Brevity, Livaudais Studio, Monroe, LA

2019, Hambidge Residency Fellow, Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA.
2019, Honorable Mention, Periphery, an Exhibition, Bing House Museum, Plant City, FL.
2018, 1st Place: Rangefinder Fine Art Contest, jurors: Brooke Shaden, Romina Ressia, Lisa Saad
2018, 2nd Place, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts Member Show, Tampa, FL
2018, 3rd Place, OPUS Tampa, Tampa, FL, jurors: Jessica Luttrull and Noland Anderson
2018,  First Place, Conceptual Photography, International Photography Competition, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
2017, Honorable Mention, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops Portraits Contest
2017, Finalist, Photography Category, Open Art Miami Competition
2017, SOHO Photo Gallery International Portfolio Competition Winner (awarded a solo exhibition).
2017, Finalist, Dotphotozine Award for Excellence in Photography
2016, Finalist, Photo Lucida’s Critical Mass
2016, 3rd place, PRZM/JUXTAPOZ Dream Big Contest
2016, Society for Photography Education South Central Region Faculty Travel Award, National Conference, Las Vegas, NV
2015, Mississippi Arts Commission Artist Fellowship Grant
2015, Honorable Mention, Slow Exposures Festival, jurors: John Bennette and Jerry Atnip
2015, Finalist, Clarence John Laughlin Grant, New Orleans Photo Alliance, Juror Dr. Carol McCusker, Curator of Photography at the Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville FL
2015, Best in Show, Who Is Magdalena, juried by Aline Smithson, Los Angeles curator, International House Hotel, New Orleans, LA
2015, Purchase Award, Who Is Magdalena, International House Hotel
2014, Grand Prize—Portfolio, Character: Portraits & Stories that Reveal the Human Condition International Contest, Maine Media Workshops + College
Jurors: David Brommer, Director B&H Photo Event Space, Emily Shiffer, Documentary Photographer, David Turner, Fashion Photographer
2014, Finalist, Clarence John Laughlin Grant, New Orleans Photo Alliance, Juror Mr. Del Zogg, Works on Paper and Photography Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2014, Finalist, Who Is Magdalena Exhibition, International House Hotel, New Orleans, LA, Jurors: Genevieve Fussell, Senior Editor of The New Yorker, Mimi Shippers, Tulane, Alexa Arroryo, University New Orleans
2013, Honorable Mention – In Bloom Exhibition, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT, Jurors: Mark and Kristi Hatgi Sink
2012, First Place – Digifest South Digital Video competition, Bossier, LA
2012, Honorable Mention – LA Tech School of Art Show, Ruston, LA, Juror: Kelli Connell
2012, Honorable Mention –32nd Annual Photographer’s Forum
2012, Society for Photographic Education travel award, 49th National Conference, San Francisco, CA
2011, Honorable Mention, 8th Annual Oxford Film Festival, Video: Flutter, Experimental Block
2011, 1st Place, Computer Imaging Award, Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition
2010, Best in Time Based Media Award, Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition
2010, Finalist – 30th Annual Photographer’s Forum Magazine

2019, Portfolio Reviewer, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL.
2019, Artist Lecture, Where the Roots Rise, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL, March 2019.
2019, Instructor, Analog Workshops, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL.
2018, Artist Lecture: Where the Roots Rise, University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS.
2018, Artist Lecture: Where the Roots Rise, Department of Art, University, MS.
2018, Southeastern College Art Conference panel, Being Analog in a Digital World Panel, Birmingham, Alabama
2018, Portfolio Reviewer, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL, Sep 2018.
2018, Lecture, OPUS Tampa, artist talk
2018, Where the Roots Rise, Artist talk + gallery walkthrough, University of Mississippi Museum, Aug 2018.
2018, Where the Roots Rise, University of MS Department of Art & Design
2017, SECAC Conference, Columbus , OH, Panel: First Person- The Contemporary Self Portrait
2017, Conversations, Oxford Artists Explore the Museum's Vault. Panel: Jaime Johnson, Phillip Jackson, Alysia Steele, May 6, 2017
2017, Artist Lecture, Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS
2017, An Artist’s Look with Jaime Johnson, an artist’s walkthrough for the MS Invitational exhibition, MS Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
2016, Performing for the Camera, Society for Photographic Education National ConferenceLas Vegas, NV
2014, From Plate to Pixel and Beyond- Contemporary Photography Today, SECAC Conference, Sarasota FL
2014, Untamed, Visiting Artist lecture, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
2014, Cyanotype Techniques and the Narrative Workshop,Designed a two-day workshop with techniques for creating Cyanotypes and how to make a successful, creative narrative. 
2014, Untamed, artist lecture, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
2013,  Brevity, artist lecture, Monroe Downtown Gallery art crawl, Livaudais studio, Monroe, LA
2011, My Vision, My Voice workshop: Six week workshop dedicated to writing and the arts for at-risk students at Arcadia Middle School.
2011, Cyanotype workshop for Boys and Girls Club, Yaknapatawpha Arts Council, Oxford, MS
2011, Filmmaker Q&A, 8th Annual Oxford Film Festival, Oxford, MS

Ole Miss Newswatch: Jaime Aelavanthara at UM Museum, August 24, 2018: (Ole Miss Newswatch Video: Jaime Aelavanthara at UM Museum)
Kaylin Kaupish, "Jaime Johnson: Southern Gothic," Focus Camera May 24, 2017
Artist Interview on Mississippi Invitational, The Daily Mississippian, February 2017
 “Jaime Erin Johnson: A Delicate Art,”, January 14, 2017.
Jenny Montgomery“Examining Female Identity Through Cyanotype Photography.” Photo Life, December 6, 2016.
Owen McGuire “From Lab Reports to Book Covers: a Profile of Jaime Johnson,” The Current, Issue 3, p10-13, Dec 2015
Betty Press, “The States Project: Mississippi,” Lenscratch, December 2016.
“Miss. Invitational artists: Jaime Erin Johnson,” The Clarion-Ledger, December 9, 2016
Jeff Rich, “Brutal South,” The Oxford American, March 2016.
Becca Walton, “New Gammill Gallery Exhibit by Jaime Johnson,” January 27, 2016
“Jaime Johnson: Local Artist Lowdown,” The Local Voice, June 9, 2016
Cassandra Favre, “Art of Nature: Poplarville Native Awarded MAC grant,” The Picayune Item, September 5, 2015
Hannah Dean, "Untamed: Jaime Johnson,” The Bowerbird, April 13, 2015.
Roger Thompson, “Looking Through the Skull: Decay and the Mysterious Jaime Johnson, Don’t Take Pictures Magazine, Issue 4, March 2015.
D. Eric Bookhardt, “Review: Magdalena,” The Gambit, December 21, 2015
“Untamed: Photographs have a haunting style,” The Delta-Democrat Times, January 19, 2015.
“Nature’s Intimate Relationships to be Displayed,” The Delta-Democrat Times, January 11, 2015.
“New UALR art exhibits to feature renowned artists, film,”, Aug 13,
“Finding the Forgotten,” Style Weekly, Richmond, VA, July 2014.
LENSCRATCH, July 2014, Unbound 3! at Candela Books +Gallery.
Leigh Anne Chambers, “Community Foundations’ Community Central Gallery Featured Artist: Jaime Johnson,” Bossier Creates, June 11th, 2013
Sheila Regan, “Untitled 10 explores nature at SooVAC,” Dec 16, 2013
“At SooVAC, Talent That Needs No Title,” Star Tribune. 20 Dec. 2013.
Bossier Creates: The Art of: An Interview with Jaime Johnson, 2013.

Published Catalog: “7th International Combined Caucus Exhibition,” Society for Photographic Education Conference, Cleveland, OH. (March 9, 2019).
Anderson, Christina Z. Cyanotype: The Blueprint in Contemporary Practice. New York: Focal Press, 2019.
"Fine Art Winners,” Rangefinder Magazine, September 2018
Ribbon Snake,
The Swamp Magazine, Issue 3, August 2017
Southern Glossary, May 6, 2017
Float Magazine, April 13, 2017.
“She Rests in Flowers,” Book Cover Image for The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, Persea Books, April 2017.
Mississippi Invitational 2016 catalogue, December 2016.
Process: A Journal of Slow Photographic Methods, Issue 2, p4-5, Dec. 2016
GUP Magazine, September 22, 2016
“30 Under 30 Women Photographers,” PhotoBoite, 2016.
SEITIES Magazine, Issue “Macabre”, Featured Artist, October 2015.
“Spine,” Book Cover Image for Venus in Furs, Roads Publishing Classics, February 2015.
“Brevity,” Teaching Photography, p258, 2nd Edition, Focal Press, February 7, 2015
“Spine,” SHOTS Magazine, #127, p.9, March 2015
Ticka Arts, online blog and archive, May 2015.
“Water Snake,” and “Leaves,” Seities magazine, issue: Icon. September 2014, Calgary, Canada
Salt 5, Volume 5, Book Cover Image, Oxford, MS, January 31, 2014.
“10 Photographers to Follow this Week,” Design Taxi, December 2014.
Dark Beauty Magazine, December 24,  2014
Light Leaked, online blog and archive, November, 2014.
Muybridge’s Horse, online blog and archive, September 25, 2014.
“Rest,” New Orleans Photo Alliance, June newsletter, 2013.
Botanicals, exhibition catalogue, Kiernan Gallery, 2013.
In Bloom, exhibition publication, VT Photography Workplace, 2013.
Blur Magazine, Issue 44, August 2015.
Birds: Real or Imagined, exhibition publication, Vermont Photography Workplace, 2013.
Hyperbole literary magazine, Oxford, MS, 2007.

*two or 3 person exhibitions
33rd Annual Juried All Florida Exhibit, Fort Myers, FL

*Wonder, the Morgan Paper Conservatory, Cleveland, OH (forthcoming)
Rangefinder Fine Art Photography Competition, Fujifilm Wondershop, NYC, NY
Slow Exposures, a Festival of Southern Photography, Zebulon, GA
All Faculty Show, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
Abstract/Surreal Show, Tampa Bay Society of Photographic Artists, Clearwater, FL
UALR Permanent Collection Exhibition, Windgate Center of Art and Design, Little Rock, AR
OPUS 2018, Tampa, FL, juried byNoland Anderson, Jessica Luttrull, Joel Schoon; 3rd place
2018 Members Exhibition, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL, 2nd place: Portraits
2018 International Photography Competition, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL; 1st Place
Celebrating Women, PhotoPlace Gallery, VT, Juried by Joyce Tennyson
Characterized, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Society for Photographic Education Combined Caucus Show, Juried by Anthony Goicolea

Annual Alternative Processes Exhibition, The Image Flow Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
Art of the South 2017, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN, juror: Mark Scala, curator of the Frist Museum
The New South II, Kai Lin Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
The Women's Show, South x Southeast Photo, Molena, GA, juror: Molly Roberts, senior photo editor of National Geographic
University of Tampa 40th Anniversary Show, Scarfone/Harley Gallery, Tampa, FL
*Of this Place, Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS
Beyond the Selfie, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

*The Photographic Blue, Arts Commons, SEITIES Studio, Calgary, Alberta Canada
Mississippi Invitational, MS Museum of Art, curator: Marissa Pascucci, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Swing State, Little Berlin, Philadephia, PA, curated by Rebecca Flake
Mississippi Invitational, Art Lovers Soiree. Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
Art of the South, Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, Memphis, TN, juror Chad Alligood, curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of Art
School of Design Alumni Show, Louisiana School for Science, Math and the Arts,  Nachitoches, LA
School of Design Alumni exhibit, NOCCA, New Orleans, LA
Topias: Contemporary Landscape, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery,Odyssa, TX, curator: Jake Weigel
Art Department Faculty Show, Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS
Who is Magdalena, PhotoNola, International House Hotel, New Orleans, LA, juror: Aline Smithson
Slow Exposures: A Festival of Southern Photography, Zebulon, Georgia, jurors: Jerry Atnip and John Bennette
Performance Contained –The Camera as Audience, Terminal 136, San Antonio, TX, curator: Libby Rowe
New Faculty Exhibition, Gallery 120, University, MS
Field Work: Alternative Process Photography; Jaime Johnson, Kate Breakey, Beth Dow, Carol Golemboski, UALR, Little Rock, AR
Art Biologic, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY
SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orelans, LA
SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Portfolio ShowCase 8, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, Juror: Gordon Stettinius
Light Sensitive 2015, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ, juror: Robert Hirsch

Who is Magdalena, International House Hotel, New Orleans, LA
SPE South Central Members Exhibition, Murfreesboro Center for the Arts, Middle Tennessee State University
UNBOUND3!: An Annual Invitational & Juried Exhibition, Candela Books+Gallery, Richmond, VA, Juror: Gordon Stettinius
Altered Views, Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, Oregon, juror: S. Gayle Stevens
Aspirations of Excellence, Maine Media Staff showcase, Rockport, ME
Dreams, Fantasies, and Illusions, PhotoPlace Gallery, VT, jurors: Nicholas Khan and Richard Selesnick
ArtMELT, Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rogue, LA
2014 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Arkansas State, University, AR, juror: Lyle Williams, Curator of Prints and Drawings at The McNay Art Museum in San Antonio
Art from the G.U.T.S, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA, juror: Leigh Chambers
Untamed, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Moffett Gallery, Louisiana Tech University: Ruston, LA
9th Annual Alternative Process Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY, juror: Jill Enfield
Generation LA 2, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA
 *Brevity, Livaudais Studio, Monroe, LA
Panchromatic, Gallery Fine Art Center, Bossier City, LA
PhotoNOLA Finale Slideshow, L'Entrepot, New Orleans, LA
Untitled 10, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN, jurors: Heid E. Erdrich and Jennifer Phelps
Society for Photographic Education Members Show, Galveston College, Galveston, TX
Meadows Museum Triennial Exhibition, Centenary College,Shreveport, LA, *Featured Artist
Imagined Realities, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, jurors: Robert and Shana Parkeharrison
Southern Patterns, Upstairs Gallery, Monroe Gallery Crawl, curated by Joey Slaughter
Art With a Bayou View, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA, juror: Dr. Edwin Pinkston
Camera Work: Contemporary Portraiture, Black Box Gallery,Portand, OR, juror: Christy Karpinski
Figures | Contexts, PhotoPlace Gallery, VT, juror: Cig Harvey
Botanicals, The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, juror: Sharon Beals
Curiouser and Curiouser: Photographic Dreams and Fictions, Photoplace Gallery, VT, juror: Blue Mitchell
Community Foundation Community Central Gallery, Shreveport, LA
PhotoCraft2, LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR, juror: Blue Mitchell
In Bloom, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct., VT, juried by Mark Sink and Kristen Hatgi Sink
Off the Wall Fundraiser, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA
Mind, Body, Spirit, 13th annual Sarah Isom Gender Conference Exhibition, Oxford, MS
COLLABORATION, Nothing Ventured/Nothing Gained, Mississippi State University
Louisiana Purchase: 2nd National Biennial Juried Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University, juror: Dr. Paul Manoguerra

Alternative Processes, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, juror: Christopher James
Birds: Real or Imagined, PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, juror:  S. Gayle Stevens
DigiFest 2012 Art Exhibition, Bossier Civic Center, Shreveport, LA
Ruston Peach Festival Art Exhibition, Ruston, LA
I Made This, Book Arts Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University
49th Masur Museum Annual Juried Show, Monroe, LA, juror:  Lisa Simone
Society for Photographic Education Women’s Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
Louisiana Tech School of Art Annual Show, juror: Kelli Connel
Art from the G.U.T., Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA, juror: Jenny Burnham
1st & 2nd Year MFA Show, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA

Society for Photographic Education SC Regional Show, San Antonio, TX
8th Annual Oxford Film Festival; video: Flutter, Oxford, MS
MS Collegiate Art Competition, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS, juror: Heather Deyling
The Uganda Project: Come & See—Go & Tell,  University of Mississippi, Oxford. MS
Summer Show, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Young Artist Series: Summer of Art Exhibition, University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS
MS Collegiate Art Competition Exhibition, University Museum, Oxford, MS, juror: Michael Aurbach
10th Annual Isom Gender Conference; video: Modern Beauty,Oxford, MS
Art Interaction, Powerhouse Community Arts Center, Oxford, MS
The Big Five and the Big Apple, Frame Up Gallery, Oxford MS
Society for Photographic Education Student Show, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
Vectors, Pixels and Grain, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS