Keith Johnson received his MFA from RISD studying with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind following a year at Visual Studies Workshop with Nathan Lyons. Ten years of teaching led to a move to the business side of photography completing an MBA in 1987. He supports his fine art making as a consultant in the northeast and is on the summer faculty at CPW, Penland School of Crafts, VSW, Maine Media Workshop, and Jackson Hole Art Association.
Recent solo shows include CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY; FotoFest, Houston, TX; George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; and Panopticon, Boston, Nelson Hancock Gallery, Brooklyn, NY and Wall Space Gallery in Seattle.
Collections include RISD, George Eastman House, and Center for Creative Photography; he is a recipient of a Connecticut Commission on the Arts Fellowship, Residencies at Light Work and Visual Studies Workshop and CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
He lives in Hamden, CT, with his wife Becky of nearly 37 years.