Loni Johnson - Biography

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Loni Johnson is a multi-disciplinary artist born and raised in Miami. Her work varies from painting, drawing, and sculpture to performance and installation. Johnson uses her work to explore how Black women occupy spaces, redefining how Black women navigate spaces that were not created for them. She works through how they grieve, love, and feel. Johnson's performance and installation works focus on the reactivation of feelings of community as well as ancestral and historical memory. Johnson is an artist, an educator, a mother, and an activist that understands that as an artist, there is a cyclical obligation to give back and nurture her communities with her creative gift, utilizing it to better our world.