South Boston, b.1978

Johnston Foster

Johnston Foster was born in 1978 in South Boston, VA and raised in Williamsburg, VA. He received a BFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001, an MFA from Hunter College, NYC in 2005 and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2003. He has exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe in solo and group exhibitions including P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center MOMA, 21c Museum, MASS MOCA, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts and The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia. His work is found in collections internationally. He recently completed a commission for a permanent, immersive installation titled ‘BuzzKill’ in the 3,000 sq. ft. dining room and lounge of the 21c Museum and Hotel in Bentonville, AK. Foster lives and works in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with...

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Biography

Johnston Foster was born in 1978 in South Boston, VA and raised in Williamsburg, VA. He received a BFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001, an MFA from Hunter College, NYC in 2005 and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2003. He has exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe in solo and group exhibitions including P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center MOMA, 21c Museum, MASS MOCA, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts and The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia. His work is found in collections internationally. He recently completed a commission for a permanent, immersive installation titled ‘BuzzKill’ in the 3,000 sq. ft. dining room and lounge of the 21c Museum and Hotel in Bentonville, AK. Foster lives and works in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with his wife Amie Cunningham and three sons Wolfgang, Dutch and Viggo.

Artworks

15

The Bivouacer, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / American Art / Animals/Birds / Art of the 2010s / Atypical Forms and Shapes / Contemporary American Art / Human and Nature / Inspired by Nature / Life and Death / Mixed Media Art / Mixed Media Sculpture / Sculpture / Spontaneity / United States / Wall Sculpture

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2005

    MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY

  • 2003

    Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

  • 2001

    BFA, Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Bone Pendulum in Motley, Freight+Volume, New York, NY

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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

  • 2005

    MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY

  • 2003

    Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

  • 2001

    BFA, Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Bone Pendulum in Motley, Freight+Volume, New York, NY