Glyneisha Johnson

Bio

Glyneisha Johnson is a multimedia artist, currently living and working in Kansas City, MO. Johnson completed her Bachelors of Fine Art in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2017. Johnson is a current artist in residence at the Drug Store Studios and a 2018 recipient of the Drug Store Studios Artist of Faith Reward. She is also a past Charlotte St Foundation 2017-2018 Studio resident. Johnson has exhibited in various solo and group exhibitions in and around Kansas City, including La Esquina, SPIVA Center For the Arts, Leedy-Voulkos, and The Writer’s Place. Johnson’s work has been added to the collection of The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. Through collage, painting, and drawing, Glyneisha Johnson’s work echoes nodes of black culture and her experience of being raised in Dallas, TX. Her work acknowledges the importance of Black domestic interior spaces while using collage as a metaphor to describe an imaginative vision of black life.

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