Reverse Renaissance Studio
Biography



Sedona

Jimmy with Dallas and children, Eric and Amy,
with CAPRICORN, Sedona, Arizona, 1961.


1953
Born to Edith Dallas and Jimmy Ernst in South Norwalk, Connecticut
Her mother, a former television producer and father, abstract painter and
the son of surrelist, Max Ernst.

1966- 1973
Work during the summers at Guild Hall, John Drew Theater in East
Hampton, NY and became interested in lighting and set design.

1974-1978
Emerson College, Boston to study theater set design and worked
for Boston Summer Opera Theater, met her future husband,
Eric Donald Johnson, opera singer.

1976
Max Ernst dies in Paris, is cremated /buried at
Pere Lachaise Cemetary, Paris, France

1978
Travels to Bloomington, Indiana to study at Indiana University
for a Masters in Arts Administration and Business

1979
Marries Eric Donald Johnson in New York

1984
Returns to New York from Bloomington, IN, Father, Jimmy Ernst dies
Is buried at Green River Cemetary, East Hampton, NY

1988
First group exhibitions at Guild Hall, Museum, Southampton and various
other New York Galleries

1989
Divorces, Eric Donald Johnson, works for various art galleries, individual artists in New York as artist advisor and director

1992
First one-person exhbition “ at the Clayton & Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

1993
First International exhibition at the Galerie Delacroix, Tangier, Morocco

1994
“Renaissance Surrealist, Manatee Community College, Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida

1995
“Visions from Within”,Gallery 479, NYC

1996
“Paperworks” Robert Curcio Gallery, NYC

1998
“Reconceptualzations of a Vision” Monique Goldstrom Gallery, NY
“Body” Clayton & Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
“And I Quote” Pavel Zoubak/Delahoyd Gallery, NYC

1999
“The Surrealist Evolution” Monique Goldstrom Gallery, NYC
“New Abstractions’, Clayton & Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

2000
Begins her studies in Sanskrit/Meditation ,Ananda, Ashram, NY
“The Grand Families” Paris-New York Gallery, S. Kent, Conn
“The Ernst Family” The Red Barn, S. Hampton, NY
“FuturePast” Clayton & Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
“Three Generations, Max, Jimmy, Amy Ernst”, Wiseman Fine Arts,
London, England

2001
“Collage” Clayton & Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
“Beauty Will Save the World”, Monique Goldstrom, Gallery, NYC
“Blood, Arts’ Families”Wiseman Fine Arts, London, England

2002
“Reactions” Exit Art Gallery, NY
“Between The Senses” Galeria Zero, Barcelona, Spain
“Peace”, City Art Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
“:Collaboration” Kivipankki Gallery, Finland

2003
“Adjustiing the Eyes’ Carteret Coontemporary Gallery, Moreheadcity,NC
First published Catalogue

2004
“Amy Ernst, La Surrealista” GalleriaZero.com, Barcelona, Spain

2005
“International Collage Exhibition”, Paris, France

2006

“Abstractions” Carteret Contemporary Art, Moreheadcity, NC
“Landscaped Paintings”, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2007
“Amy Ernst”, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
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Internet Exhibitions


1995
First Internet Exhibition
“AVB” Alternative Virtual Biennal,
Group Exhibition
http://www.interport.net.avb

1996
Second Internet Exhibition
“FuturelessFuture” Group Exhibition
http://www.flf.org/FLF


Masterworkshops


1984
New York Arts Students League, drawing & painting
With Richard Pousette -Dart

1991 – 1994

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, NYC
Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC
Center for Book Arts, NYC
R & F Encaustics, NY
Pratt in Venice, Studies with Clare Romano,John Ross, Scoula del Grafica
Venice, Italy

1996
Santa Fe Art Institute, Studies with John Baldessari, NM

1997, 1999

Dan Weldon, Solar-Plate Etchings, Sag Harbor,NY

2005,2006
Canserrat Artist Colony, Barcelona, Spain
Juan de Muzga, Poligrafica Publishers, Barcelona, Spain

2006, 2007

Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC


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