Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the Johnson Collection offers an extensive survey of artistic activity in the American South from the late eighteenth century to the present day. The Johnson family is committed to creating a collection which captures and illuminates the rich history and diverse cultures of the region. By making masterworks from its holdings available for critical exhibitions and academic research, the collection hopes to advance interest in the dynamic role that the art of the South plays in the larger context of American art and to contribute to the canon of art historical literature. The collection also seeks to enrich its local community by inviting the public to interact with these inspiring works of art.


A Book By Its Cover

The old adage rings true. Learn about the Virginia artist-educator behind the cover illustration for TJC's forthcoming book, Central to Their Lives, due for release this June. Read more


Southern Hospitality

Now open in the heart of downtown, AC Hotel Spartanburg showcases a selection of TJC works created by artists associated with the experimental arts enclave of Black Mountain College. Read more


Spring in the South

Perhaps better than any other style, Impressionism speaks of spring. TJC’s Scenic Impressions exhibition is now on view for the season at the Knoxville Museum of Art. Read more

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