Sandee Shaffer Johnson


Formal Education


1997-1999  Art Studies, BKO Kunst School, Brussels (Overijse), Belgium

1973 BA, Randolph Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, VA

1975 MS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FLA

1976 Art graduate studies, Universidad de las Americas, Cholulu, Mexico


Additional Arts Education


 Independent Study, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Residency program, Balatonfured, Hungary (HMC); 2 separate residences, Gallery 24, Berlin, Germany;one year sabbatical painting all over Europe; employed as an art teacher in Bucaramanga, Colombia; art workshops in San Sano, Italy; Bonn, Germany; gave workshop in Giverny, France; workshops in Goldegg, Austria; Castillo San Rafael, Spain; Coupeville Art Center, WA.; Arrowmont School of Art, TN.; Bellevue College Art Dept., Bellevue, WA.; Arts Workshop Series, Menucha, OR.; Kanuga Watermedia; Wildacres, Ringling School of Art; Springmaid Myrtle Beach; Cullowhee Mountain Arts Workshops; Berlin master residency with Inez Fritschy; residency, Art Annex:St. Louis, Missouri and San Fidel, New Mexico






2017 America on Edge, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

2017 To Live is to Create, Bower Center for the Arts, Bedford, VA

2017 Holy Gospel of the Free Market, Portiuncula Guild, Bedford, VA

2017 Palazzo del’Annunzia, Matera, Italy

2016 Skin Deep, A.A. Bakhrushin Theatre Museum, Moscow, Russia

2016 Botanica, Arboretum Education Ctr. Asheville, NC

2014 Proliferation: The Art of Sandee Johnson, Andrew Charles Gallery, Asheville, NC

2013 Masks, Africa House, Lynchburg, VA. 

2010 Four Facets, Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA

2010 Inspired by Africa, Africa House, Lynchburg, VA

2007 Day Bright, Gallery 24, New York, NY

2004/5 Musique, Passage du Nord, Brussels, Belgium

2004 Politicide, Salon Berlin, Artline Berlin, Germany

2004/5 Retrospective, Gallery 24, Berlin, Germany

2003/6 Château d'Argenteuil, Brussels, Belgium

2006 Le Souffle de L'Esprit, Salles Royales, Eglise de la Madeleine,

Paris, France

2006 A Study in Contrasts, Beeld en Kunst, Lovenjoel, Belgium

2004 Vessels, Gallery Charlotte Van Lorreinen, Brussels, Belgium

2003 Classical Renditions, Gallerie Kwart Cirkel, Brussels, Belgium

2003 Detail Abstrait, Gallerie de Madeleine, Brussels, Belgium

1998 Collage Rétrospective, Gallérie Trièdre, Ohain, Belgium

1998 Photo Journey, St. John’s International, Waterloo, Belgium

1997 Gallérie L N'est Pas C, Genval, Belgium

1995 Invitational One Woman Show, Lake Oswego, OR

1995 Retrospective, White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR

1995 Works on Paper, Sidney Gallery, Port Orchard, WA

1995 A Retrospective, Photographic Image Gallery, Tacoma, WA

1994 State of the Arts Gallery, Olympia, WA

1993 Past and Present, City Hall, Federal Way, WA

1992 Contrasts, Handforth Gallery, Tacoma, WA 




2018 Art Wall 101, K11 Art & Cultur Ctr. Budapest, Hungary 
2018 Visual Strategies, Clearwater Gallery, Concord, NC
2018 Juried, OSTEN4ART, OSTEN Gallery, Skopje, Macedonia

2018 Environment, Juried, DUAL Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2018 Quadrafuss, Juried, Gallery 66, St Fidel, NM

2018 Radar II, Harrison-Lobdell Gallery, Sarasota Springs, NY

2018 Juried exhibition, Asheville Arts Council, Asheville NC

2018 Radar, Juried NAWA, Arterly 160 Gallery, Boston, MA

2017 Juried, NCS Exhibition, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Il.

2017-18 With Our Eyes Open, Thompson Gallery, Cambridge, Weston, MA

2017-18 4th “Enter into Art,” Traveling exhibition in Germany, Bad Breisig, Bonn-Konigswinter, Cologne, Weissenthrum, Kobern-Gondorf

2017 Awagami Print Exhibition, Hall Awa, Tokushima, Japan

2017 Global Art Project, Baupres Gallery, Mazatlan, Mexico 

2017 Works on Paper, Coffey & Thompson, Charlotte, NC

2016 Botanica, Juried NAWAm Cahoon Museum, Cotuit, MA

2016 Rise Up, Juried, Mansion at Strathmore, Bethesda, MD

2016 Continuum, NAWA, Juried, Fountain Street Fine Art,          Framington, MA

2016Arte International, Palazzo del’Annunziata, Matera, Italy

2016          12X 12, Quadrafuss, NX2, Berlin, Germany

2015 Award, National Collage Society Juried Exhibition

2015 WIA, juried “Artists and Poetry” WSAC Broadway Mall NYC

2015 ISEA Juried Show,  Dennos Museum Ctr. Traverse City MI 

2015          Invitational artist, Alizarin Galler, Durham, NC  

2015         4 Invitational exhibitions, Andrew Charles Gallery, Asheville, NC

2014          ISEA Juried Exhibition, NWS Gallery, San Pedro, CA

2014 Library Thoughts 4, Hegyvidek Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2014 Multiple Invitational themed shows, Andrew Charles Gallery, Asheville, NC

2014 Hot and Cold, juried, Gallery 310, Asheville, NC

2014 ISEA juried International Exchange, Big Arts Center, Sanibel Island, Florida

2014 ISEA juried International Exchange, NWS, San Pedro, CA

2014 ISEA juried International Exchange, Art Central, Barry, Wales

2014 River of Art 2, WIA, Gallery 310, Asheville NC      

2013 NIJIIRO, invitational international exhibition, Castel dell’Ovo Gallery, Naples, Italy

2013          SDA exhibition, Gallery SaySi, San Antonio, Texas

2013 Transfiber and Paper, Juried, Concourse Gallery, Upper Arlington, Ohio

2013 Desert in Bloom, International Paper Biennial, Juried, Beer-Shava Artists House, Beer-Sheva, Israel

2013          La Liberte est un collage, Centre Culturel Tcheque, Paris, France

2013 Home and Habitat, WIA, New York Public Library, Riverside, NYC

2013 ISEA/NWS Wales International Exhibit, juried, traveling show  

2013 ISEA 22nd Annual International Art Exhibit, juried, Philips Gallery, Sanibel Island 

2013 Invited artist, Gallery Asheville, Asheville, NC 

2013 Blooming Desert, Ein Afeq, near Haifa, Israel

2013 Juried, National Collage Society Annual Exhibition 

2012-11     Atelier Gallery, Asheville, NC

2011          Atelier Gallery, Charleston, SC   

2011 Digital Unity, ANNEX:art, Berlin and Lubzow, Germany

2011 River of Art From NY to Asheville, 310 Gallery, Asheville, NC

2011 WIA exhibit, Callahan Gallery, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Juried, Library Thoughts, Raday Konyveshaz Gallery, Budapest

2011 One World, Traveling Exhibit, Manila Philippines and elsewhere

2011 Lab AD, BECA, award winner, New Studio AD, Albuquerque, NM

2011 Wild Ones and Wax, 310 Art Gallery, Asheville, NC 

2010 Paperoad, IAPMA, Juried, Seoul, Korea

2010 Collage International, Juried, Loft Galerie, Paris, France 

2010 Initiative de Peinture, Musée de Poste, Paris, France

2010 Cartasia Biennale d’Art, Lucca, Italy

2007-13 Amateras Juried Exhibition, Art Alley Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2010 Juried IAPMA Exhibit, Art Genève, Geneva, Switzerland

2006-13 International Collage, Juried, Art Colle, Hauts de Belleville, Paris

2009 12 X 12 X 122, BECA Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2009 International Invitational Calligraphic Exhibit, Seoul, Korea

2009 Juried, High Fiber, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

2009 Juried, Paper Art Exhibition, Amateras Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2009 Juried, Paper Global, Stadtmuseum, Deggendorf, Germany

2009 My Paper, My Land, Creative Paper Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania

2008 Internationalen Salons, SIAC 2008, Marseille, France

2008 Art Collage, Invitational, Schaerbeek Hotel Communal, Brussels

2007 Juried, Psalms International, Beith Ariela Gallery, Bible Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

2006 International Dialogue of Calligraphers, Beijing, China

2006 Korean Hanji Festival, Jeon-Buk Ctr., Jeonju City, Korea

2006 HMC, EU Gallery, Central European Cultural Institute, Budapest

2006 Juried, International Salon, Galerie Gradska, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2006 Juried, Art International Shanghai. Shanghaimart, China

2006 International Collaboration, Galleri Nytorget, Stockholm, Sweden

2006 Keki Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2006 Juried, SupreMADIsm, National Ctr Contemporary Arts, Moscow

2005/6 API, Centre Culturel de Woluwe St. Pierre, Brussels, Belgium

2006/8 Mobil MADI Museum, Gyor Hungary and Bratislava, Slovakia

2005 East and West, Gallery Ginza, Himawari, Tokyo, Japan

2005 Movement MADI International, Galerie Orion, Paris, France

2005 Monarch Park and Gallery, Olympia, WA

2005 Selected artist, auction, Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2004-6 Selected artist, Galerie Themax, Geneva, Switzerland

2005-7 Juried, Embarquement pour la Paix, Jeruselum, Israel, Hôtel George V, Paris; Nice, Marseille, Aix-en Provence, Vézelay 

2002-6  Salle Royale, l'église de la Madeleine, Paris

2005 International Assemblage Art Exhibition, Berlin, Germany

2004-6 Galerie Kwart Cirkel, Brussels, Belgium

2004-6 Juried shows, Pepperton Gallery, London, England

2004-8 Gallerie Varmes, Geneva, Switzerland

2004/3 Juried, Showcase winner, Manhattan Arts, New York, NY

2004-6 EUROP'ART, Expo Center, Geneva, Switzerland

2004 Juried photo show, Pen and Brush Inc., New York, NY

2004 IAPMA exhibition, Sori Arts Center, Korea

2004 Juried, The Erotic Nude, Greeley Square Gallery, New York, NY

2004 ,Red Room Gallery, Balatonfured, Hungary

2004 Juried exhibition, Centre Culturel Bellreguard, Gandia, Spain

2004 Juried, L'Orangerie du Château des Célestins, Marcoussis, France

2003 Featured artist, Gallerie GNG, Paris, France

2003/4 Juried, Galerie L'Amis des Lettres, Bordeaux, France

2003 API, Vertebra Art Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2003-1 State of the Arts Gallery, Olympia, WA

2001-5 White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, ORE

2001 Echoes from the Past, Tuggerangong Art Ctr. Canberra, Australia

2001-9 LVG-Rotating artwork in corporations in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Italy, England, Holland 

2001-5 Brussels Art Connection, Traveling Exhibit in Belgium

1998 Juried, Camera 98, Knokke-Duinbergen, Belgium

1997 Artistieke ontmoetingen met de Britse Gemeenschap, Brussels

1996 Invitational artist, Milner Gallery, Gig Harbor, WA

1996 Featured artist, White Dove Gallery, Tacoma, WA

1996 NLAPW Juried show, Charles Sumner Museum, Washington DC

1995/6 Juried, Washington Ctr for the Performing Arts, Olympia WA

1995/6 Featured artist, The Collection Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995-7 Featured artist, Aesthetics Gallery, Tacoma, WA

1995/6 Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR

1994/3 Juried shows, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1994 NLAPW Juried Show, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Ctr. New York, NY






2013 L’art du collage au cœur de la creation, Paris, France

2013-2015 Dictionaire des collagistes contemporains

2012 La Liberte e’st un collage

2006-9       L'art du collage a l'aube du 21eme siècle, Books I and III

1995-2012 Multiple international and national exhibition catalogs

2005 Personal interview, Art Interview on Line Magazine, Edition 002, Berlin, Germany, international coverage 

2003-2015 Countless international press articles and features

2006-9 International Graphics Fine Art Collection

2005 Photographe, Baiser de Pierre Craintive, L'Harmattan, Paris 

2002 Poetry of Color, solo photographer, gold prize-winning calendar, Progress Printing, US

2001 North American Indian Myth collection, solo artist, Brussels 

1998 Camera 98, Solo selected photographer, Catalog, Knokke- Duinbergen. Belgium

1996 Cover and featured artist, Spring/Summer issue, "Visuel"





Mobil MADI Museum, Gyor/Budapest Hungary

Andreas Bocelli, Italy (internationally acclaimed singer)

Ambassador and Mrs. Martin Cheshes (American)

Ambassador and Mrs. Alex Brooking (Australian)

Ambassador Lars and Mrs. Widgemark (Swedish) 

Mr. and Mrs. James Graff, Bureau Chief, Time Magazine, Paris, France

Winning Juried selection, Embarquement pour la Paix, Permanent collection, Film Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Galerie Kwart Cirkel, Brussels, Belgium

Musee Artcolle, Plemet, Bretagne, France

Collections of Mary Todd Beam and Gerald Brommer (prominent artists)  




Exhibited in hundreds of public spaces and businesses on a rotating basis with LVG based in Brussels, Belgium.  Work is still being displayed and for sale in Paris, France; Luxembourg; London, England; Amsterdam, Holland; Berlin, Germany; Brussels, Belgium 


Represented for reproduction of the series “Vessels” by Graphics International in Germany.  Work is currently being produced for posters, on canvas and also for wallpaper through a Swedish firm in London.  




Gallery Charlotte van Lorreinen, Brussels (Tervuren) Belgium

Baupres Gallery, Mazatlan, Mexico

Attic Gallery, Vicksburg, Mississippi





* My artwork can be found in private and corporate collections throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and Middle East but most records were lost in the final move from Europe to the United States in 2008.