Kenneth Johnson and his work have been featured in many magazines and other publications. His work is the focus of most articles, but occasionally he even models! Here is a sampling.
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The Santa Fean 2007
Official Indian Market Issue
Cover Image/Feature Article - August 2007
Kenneth Johnson's Woodpecker Bracelet is the cover image of the Santa Fean's August 2007 Indian Market Issue. Kenneth Johnson is also featured in "A Generation of Innovation," an article by Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne & Hodulgee Muscogee) who is an accomplished poet, writer, lecturer, curator and policy advocate.
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian - 1999
Kenneth Johnson was selected as a Research Fellow at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) through their Native Arts Program. This is a highly prestigious program designed to allow the artist access to collections and research material about their history and culture. This is a permanent record of his visit, as well as some beautiful examples of his work. >>go to NMAI website.
the Spirit of the Past into the Beauty of the Present
Cowboys and Indians - September 2000
Richard Mahler's feature article about Kenneth and his work is well worth reading. In it, Kenneth is described as an innovator as well as a traditionalist who honors his roots through his work. >>go to article.
Santa Fean - January/February 2002
Kenneth Johnson and fellow artist, Kathleen Wall show off outerwear at the Allan Houser Sculpture Garden. >>go to article.
and Bold - Jewelry Trends for Spring and Summer"
Two page spread
Living West Article - February/March/April 2003
A full one and 1/4 page of pictures and bio in the company of many distinguished jewelers. Published March, 2003
Show Time - Albuquerque's Art Scene Will Sizzle This Summer
New Mexico Magazine - May 2003
The Santa Fean 2003 Official Indian
Full Page Jewelry Ad - August 2003
12 Artists to Keep an Eye Out For
Also see the September issue of Cowboys & Indians magazine for a full page feature of my 18K gold and platinum gorget.