Keith Johnson received his MFA from RISD studying with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind following a year at Visual Studies Workshop with Nathan Lyons. Ten years of teaching led to a move to the business side of photography and completing an MBA . He supports his fine art making as a consultant in the northeast and is on the summer faculty at Penland School of Crafts, VSW, Maine Media Workshop, and Jackson Hole Art Association.
Recent solo shows include PhotoStop Gallery, White River Jct., VT; Mercy Gallery at Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT; Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA; CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY; FotoFest, Houston, TX; George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; New England School of Photography and Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA; Nelson Hancock Gallery, Brooklyn, NY and Wall Space Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Collections include RISD, George Eastman House, and Center for Creative Photography; he is a recipient of two Connecticut Commission on the Arts Fellowships; And artist residencies at Light Work, Syracuse, NY, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY and CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY and Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT.
He lives in Hamden, CT, with his wife Becky of 40 years.