We are excited to feature the first of our two residents this year, Steven Anthony Johnson!
We caught up with them last month to talk about their works as they prepared for their exhibition at the gallery.
Steven discusses his goal to collect stories, their process, and upcoming events.
About Steven Johnson:
Steven Anthony Johnson II (b. 1993, Baltimore, Maryland) is a draftsperson, interpretive archivist, writer and curator living in Brooklyn, NY. They hold an MFA from the New York Academy of Art and a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Utilizing the language of drawing, animation, and photo-documentary their work attempts to make peace between the religious, intellectual, and humanistic ideals in relation to Blackness and “Otherness” through multidisciplinary storytelling. Johnson’s work has recently been shown at The Armoury; New York, The International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP); New York, VAE Raleigh; North Carolina, Cooper Gallery; United Kingdom and others. Johnson has been in-residence at ISCP, Field Projects; New York, Inbreak; Los Angeles, and The Royal Drawing School; London and others.