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Writer and a multidisciplinary creative entrepreneur living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Johnson uses mixed media via photography, textile, live floral, woven and braided masks to navigate intra-racial conflict, identity evolution, southern woman and girlhood, and studies of relative time as it relates to African American/feminine beauty practice.

 

@hiaj

 

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Upcoming

SOLO - Hanesbrand Theatre Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC | August 2019
SOLO - Bellarmine University Photography Biennial, Louisville, Kentucky |  Fall 2019

 

 

Past Solo Exhibits

Soho House x Buckhead Art & Company, Atlanta, Georgia | February 19, 2019 - Recap Here
"Reach", Central Gallery  Revolution Mill, Greensboro, NC | July 6 - August 12, 2018
Cut Salon, Greensboro, NC | March 4 - May 1, 2018

Past Group Exhibits
 
“Winter Invitational”, Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro, NC | November 24, 2018 - January 9, 2019
All Call - Associated Artists Winston-Salem | October 5-30, 2018
Celebration of African American Art - Blissful Gallery and Studios, Winston-Salem, NC | June 1 - June 20, 2018
Work it Out - Studio 503, Greensboro, NC |  December 2017
SeeMe Exhibitions x Chashama Gallery Presents: The Beauty of Humanity, Times Square, NY | June 2016
Sawtooth Selects, Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC | March 2016
Spring into Art - Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC | March 2013

 

 

News | Features 

Clickin’ Moms Blog - 100 Female Photographers to Watch in 2019 - January 2019
Call + Response Journal | Interview - January 2019
The Eddie Harris Show | Guest Interviewee S1, Ep.2 - November 2018
Irréalistes | Blog Feature - September 2018
Click Magazine - "20 Women Changing Photography" - September 2018
The Wildness | Review of "South" x Hecatic Seance Q & A" - September 2018
The Coastal Post -  Reach Review - July 2018
Triad City Beat | Interview - July 2018
CRWN Magazine Muse - ongoing
Squarespace Circle International Newsletter Feature - March 2018
The Free Pizza Podcast | Interview - March 2018
Winston Salem Journal | Interview - December 2017
SeeMe x Squarespace | August 2016
The Coastal Post |  Interview - June 2016
 

Published

Darling Magazinephotography; digital | November 2017
Fourteen Hills Press, photography; print | November 2016
"WOVEN: Nambi", photography; print The Coraddi, | 2016
"After Lily" and "Wayne", poems; print, The Coraddi |  Spring 2011
"How Do I Write About the Rainbows?", poem; print, The Coraddi | Summer 2007

 

Ashley Johnson
P.O. Box 17052
Winston-Salem, NC 27116

Notice:

The queue for the project requests is currently full. If your inquiry is about a project you need completed, please return once the window reopens August 1, 2019.

If you would like to preemptively submit your project for consideration during the closed window, please submit your project details to the queue below.

See you soon!

anj

 
 
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