Editor, Oregon Arts Watch
Barry Johnson has written and edited arts and culture stories since 1978, when he started writing about dance for the Seattle Sun. He edited the arts section of Willamette Week before moving to The Oregonian, where he worked for 26 years. He is currently the executive editor of Oregon Arts Watch, a new arts and culture journalism project.
The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art has received a two-year Warhol Foundation grant to seed artist-driven projects in Portland.
Oregon Arts Watch Editor Barry Johnson shares his thoughts about A Noble Failure, Susan Mach's smart, sharp and polished play, which recently premiered at Third Rail Repertory Theatre.
Arts writer Barry Johnson, editor of Oregon ArtsWatch, finds some great singing at the theater this weekend.
Arts journalist Barry Johnson, editor of Oregon Arts Watch, finds that sometimes you guess right and it's better than you expected.
Barry Johnson spent the weekend with two great and gritty women characters.