Photography exhibit on display at Pickens County Museum

Staff Report

PICKENS COUNTY – J. Michael Johnson’s photography show “Unseen: Street Scenes” will be on display at the Pickens County Museum of Art and History through Sept. 9.

The show “Unseen: Street Scenes” is a brief glimpse of the humor, flamboyance, passion, and dedication of the motorcycle lifestyle from an award winning photojournalist. Johnson uses both black and white and color to capture these very special moments in his photographs.

This is a large exhibit consisting of over 45 works; these images depict pride, joy, sorrow, festival events and even a wedding celebration during bike week in Daytona.

Johnson was born and raised in East Tennessee and has been taking photographs of the motorcycle lifestyle since 1997. His photographic and written works about Daytona’s Bike Week were featured in Easyriders, Biker, and In The Wind magazines.

Lehman Trikes of Canada has published J. Michael’s work in their Pride Matters magazine. He continues to provide commercial photography services to various companies in the motorcycle industry.

The Pickens County Museum of Art & History is located at 307 Johnson St. in Pickens. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 864-898-5963 or visit for more information.

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