Barry Woods Johnston

2423 Pickwick Road, Baltimore, MD 21207 Telephone: (410) 448-1945 Fax: (410) 448-2663
EDUCATION B. S. in Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1969. National Academy of Design under Michael Lantz, New York, NY, 1969. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts under sculptors Walker Hancock, Harry Rosen and Tony Greenwood, Philadelphia, 1964-66.
Art Students League under Joseph De Creeft, New York, NY, 1963. Independent study in Italy with Madame Simi, Enzo Cardini and Romanelli Studios, 1970-72, and in Switzerland with Francis Schaeffer, 1969-70.
Fluent in Italian, partially fluent in German and Chinese
2007 First Place for “Faith, Hope and Love,” Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Md. 2006 Five-person Show, “Virtue and Vice,” Howard County Art Center, Ellicott City, Md. 2005
One Man Show, “Focus on the Figure,” Rockville Arts Place, Gaithersburg, Md.
One Man Show, Harrisburg Arts Association, Harrisburg, Pa 2004 SunTrust Award for “Bather,” The Art Market, Downtown Hampton, Va. 2003 The Allied Artists of America Members and Associates Award, Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, N.Y. 2002 Mayor’s Choice Award for “Cupid and Psyche,” The Art Market, Hampton, Va.
The Elliot Liskin Memorial Award, for “Faust”, Annual Combined Exhibition, The Salmagundi Club, N.Y. Honorable Mention for “Bather,” 6th Annual Photography & Sculpture Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, N.Y.
2001 The Elliot Liskin Memorial Award, for ”A Little Romantic Notion”, The Salmagundi Club. Allied Artists of America Members & Associates Award for “Faust”, 88th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY.
2000 Domenico Facci Memorial Award, for “Whipping Up Spring,” Allied Artists of America, 87th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY.
Best in Show, for “Mother and Child,” Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA. Semi-finalist in Rocky Versace Vietnam Veterans Memorial Competition, Alexandria, VA. Second Place, for “Millennium 2000 Medal,” 67th Int’l Exhibition of Fine Art Miniatures, Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society, Washington, DC. Honorable Mention, for “Tree of Life,” Nat’l Christian Fine Arts Exhibit, Farmington, NM.
1998 Cassidy Memorial Award, Annual Sculpture and Photography Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY. 1997 Ohio Designer Craftsmen Award for Excellence in Craft for "Tree of Life," Liturgical Art Guild, Worthington, OH.
1995 Selected U.S. representative, International Sculpture Competition, Weihai, China. 1994 President's Award, National Arts Club Annual, New York, NY. Leonard J. Meiselman Award, Allied Artists of America Annual, New York, NY.
Honorable Mention, National Art Merit Competition, Colyer-Weston Art League.
1992 Lindsay Morris Memorial Prize, for “Four Apocalyptic Horses,” National Sculpture Society Annual. Honorable Mention, for “Fountain of Life,” Washington Arts Club, Washington, DC. Graham Gallery Sculpture Award, for “The Fall,” Salmagundi Club, New York, NY. Gold Medal of Honor, for “King Lear ” (Small), Audubon Artists, New York, NY. 1991 Second Place in Sculpture, for “Fall,” Fifty-eighth Annual Exhibition of the Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC.
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Award, for “Fountain of Life,” National Arts Club, NYC, NY Elliot Liskin Memorial Award, for “Ballerina” (Small), Salmagundi Club, New York, NY. The Haim Gross Foundation Award, for “Samson,” Audubon Artists, New York, NY. 1
Graham Gallery Sculpture Award, for “Romeo and Juliet,” Salmagundi Club, NYC, NY. 1990 National Arts Club 1st Prize, “Best in the Show,” for “Ballerina ,” National Arts Club, NYC, NY. Third in Human Figure, for “Starburst,” Annual International Exhibition of the Georgia Miniature Art Society, Marietta, GA.
Second in Sculpture, for “Starburst,” Fifty-seventh Annual Exhibition of the Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC. Elected member of the Allied Artists of America. MAJOR COMMISSIONS
2007 “Faith, Hope and Love” 81⁄4' fountain centerpiece for a private client in Belview, WA 2005 “Joy,” 7' Mother and Child for White River Medical Center, Batesville, Arkansas.
2004 “Healer,” Life-size, Govan’s Park, Baltimore, MD. 2004 “Mother Teresa,” 5' x 5' bronze and granite, Notre Dame College, Baltimore, MD. 2003 Portrait of Gil Gillery, Over life-size, Atlanta, GA.
2002 Processional cross for Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE. 2000 Purchase of “King Lear” for James Michener Art Museum, Life-size, Doylestown, PA. 1998 Portrait of Charles Bowser Portrait, Life-size, AFNA’s award presentation. 1996 Architectural design for outdoor chapel, Madison County Commission, AL. 1996 “Oscar Romero,” Lime stone, The National Cathedral, Washington, DC. 1993 Carlo Bergonzi Award, Baltimore Opera Company, MD. 1989 “Mother and Child,” 7' bronze, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL. 1988 “Martin Luther Award,” Luther Institute, Washington, DC. 1986 “First from the Sea, First to the Stars,” 141⁄2' bronze, City Hall, Hampton, VA. 1986 Portrait bust of Provost Father Healey, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. 1981 Medal for Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, DC. 1980 “Wedlock,” 191⁄2' bronze for entrance to Lafayette Center, Washington, DC. 1978 “Journey to Jerusalem,” for presentation to Anwar Sadat by the U. S. Citizens Congress, Washington, DC. 1978 Portrait bust of Senator Sparkman, Chamber of Commerce, Hartsell, AL. 1977 “The Healing Light,” bronze relief for lobby centerpiece at Fentress Cancer Center, Hillside Methodist Hospital, Waco, TX. COLLECTIONS
James Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA. Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC. The Vatican Museum, Rome, Italy. Martin Luther King Library, Washington, DC. Georgetown University, Washington, DC. CBN University, VA. Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Washington, DC. Epiphany Cathedral, Venice, FL. Sharon Johnston Park, Madison County, AL. Private Collections in the United States and Europe. PUBLICATIONS (Last twelve years) Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine, Summer 2003, “The Right Brain” Tech’s Alumni Artists American Arts Quarterly, Summer 2001, pg. 9-13 The American Muse, Summer 2001, pg. 42-43 “Creative Spirituality, The Way of the Artist”, book by Robert Wuthnow, 2001 Numismatic News, January 21, 1997, pg. 27. China National Magazine of Sculpture, Winter, 1996, pg. 58. Baltimore Sun, July 17th, 1994. Vietnam and the Arts, April, 1993 American Society of Designers, June-July, 1992. Artists of Mid-Atlantic, 1991. 2
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