MICHAEL JOHNSTONE
335 Grove Street #7 • San Francisco, Ca 94102 • 415-431-5779 • sonic66@sbcglobal.

Solo Exhibitions
2004 Hormel Reading Room, San Francisco Public Library, Photography
2004 Live Art Gallery, Signs Along the Way, Photography
2003 Live Art Gallery, San Francisco, Photography
2003- Mother Jones Magazine, San Francisco, Photography
2001 San Francisco LGBT Historical Society, Photography
1997 Josie's Cabaret, Colorworks, San Francisco, Ca, Photography
1991 Zeno's Paradox, San Francisco, Ca, Drawing &Painting
1990 Art Lick Gallery, San Francisco, Ca, Drawing &Painting
1989 Cafe D'arts, San Francisco. Ca, Drawing & Painting
1989 A Different Light, San Francisco,.Ca, Drawing & Painting
1988 Forma Gallery, San Francisco, Ca, Drawing & Painting
1987 Neiman-Marcus , San Francisco, Ca, Collage

Group Exhibitions
2005 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Queer Mysteries Photography
2004 San Francisco Public Library, Reversing Vandalism Mixed media
2004 Space 743, Babes in Toyland, Photography
2003 Spice Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, Photography
2001 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, Visual Aid Group Show, Photography
2001 San Francisco LGBT Community Center, Positive Too
2000 CBS Marketwatch, San Francisco, Ca, Group show
2000 San Francisco Public Library, Positive Group Show
1998 Clean Sweep, Space 743 San Francisco, Photography
1997 New Conservatory Theatre,San Francisco, Ca, Photography
1997 Visual Aid 4th Annual Exhibition, Lab Gallery, SanFrancisco, Ca, Photography
1996 Queer Utopia, Artgroup New York , N. Y., Photography
1996 Party, Cable Car Theatre,San Francisco Ca, Photography
1996 Art at City Hall, San Francisco City Hall, Photography
1996 Day Without Art, M.H. De Young Museum San Francisco, Ca. Photogrphy
1995 Battle Cries, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1994 Presence, Opts Art Gallery,San Francisco, Ca, Drawing & Painting
1993 New Work,Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, Ca, Drawing
1993 Queer Art Invitational, ARU Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1988 Spring Exhibition, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1985 SNAP Photography in the Bay Area, (juried) San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.

Multi-Media and Performance
2001 Visual Aid .org We
bsite+ Artist Profiles online: www.visualaid.org
1999 Center for Digital Storytelling : Digital bootcamp: U.C. Berkeley, Drop Dead Gorgeous, five minute Digital Story (CD & video).
1998 Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Edinburgh Scotland Million Sellers,70's Costumes,
1997 Hollywood Presents: Installation, Los Angeles, Ca.
1996 Dirty Plastic: Installation, POPTRASH 96, Figure 8 Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1995 Playing Poseidon Short film by Ryan X.Rubio: B & W stills,
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Film Festival.

Handghost Theatre, San Francisco, Ca, Constructed and performed with masks and puppets:
1985 Garden: Images of a Naive Yard, Studio Eremos Theatre, San Francisco, Ca.
1983 Lunation, a Folktale Fantasy, Studio Eremos Theatre andTheatre Artaud, San Francisco, Ca.
1982 Modern Home Bondage, Studio Eremos Theatre, San Francisco and Golden Gate ParkBandshell, San Francisco Art Commission's Art in the Park Festival.

Publications
2000 Gezjer Magazine, Poland, five page photo article
1999 Abbott Labs Positively 2000 Calendar. Image publication and $1,000 award.
1998 Artist's Estate Archive, Permanent Online Exhibit www.artistswithaids.org
1998 Postcard Publications (series of 8 photos)
1994 Beyond Definition:New writing from gay and lesbian S.F: Manic. D.Press, San Francisco (Prose)
1993-6 Rant and Rave:The Zine..Editor,writer,art direction. Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter, Issues
1991 Postcard publication (Mixed Media Color Image).
1991 The Blue Book, 1992 Day Book (Blockprint images).
1989 Homocore Magazine, Photography (Issue #4, pp. 1-9).
1988 Names Project Book. Panel Design. (page 12).
1987 Postcard publication (woodcut images).
1985 Metier Magazine, Fall 1985. Photography, page 7, Winter 1985, Drawing.
1983 Postcard publication (photo images).
1974 Hardcore Love, Illustrations Parsons Publications, Wichita, Ks.

Curating
1985 Heroes and Destinations, Lunchbox Show, a collection of 100 American metal lunchboxes, San Francisco, Ca.
1979 Heartfelt Mail Art Show, McFarlane Gallery, Wichita, Kansas.
1978 Last Rites . Wichita, Ks. Curated and exhibited on a demolition site exhibition international mail art and theatre works.

Special Projects/Community Involvement
1995 Bay Area Art Benefit, Josie’s Juice Bar, Exhibit Co-ordinator, San Francisco, Ca.
1992 Push Comes to Shove, Benefit art AuctionExhibit Co-ordinator, San Francisco, Ca.
1991 Zeno’s, Pretty/Ugly, Silent Auction benefit. Exhibition Coordinator, San Francisco, Ca.
1989 The Lab. Holiday Invitational Show, Exhibition space design,& installation, San Francisco, Ca.
1988 DeYoung Museum, Come As You Art benefit. Wall mural panels, San Francisco, Ca.
1987 The Names Project Memorial Quilt, San Francisco, Ca.Workshop leader, panel making,and installation in Washington, D.C., display on the Washington Mall.
1983-9 Business and Visual Artist Seminar, Fort Mason, San Francisco, Ca.Exhibiting member, Fort Mason Artists, San Francisco, Ca.
1982-4 Performing member, Handghost Theatre, San Francisco, Ca

Education
2000 Bay Area Video Coalition Web site design Immersion Program
2000 Storytelling Bootcamp, Center for Digital Storytelling, U. C. Berkeley
1995 Independent study, Italy, Paris.
1992 Independent study, Amsterdam, Crete.
1990 Museum Study, London, Scotland, Greece.
1983-9 Business and the Visual Artist Seminar, Fort Mason, San Francisco.
1983 Museum Study in Europe: Holland, Sweden, Berlin, and France.
1978 Dada Surrealism Survey, Film project, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.