Amanda participated as a Curatorial fellow for AVR7 (July 2023). Click here to see Amanda’s program.
Amanda Johnson is a South Bronx based artist and curator. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art with concentrations in Photography and Art History from Earlham College. Johnson recently received her Masters of Fine Arts in Photography from Parsons School of Design at The New School. In both her art and curatorial practices, Johnson draws influence from and creates conversations about Blackness, culture and the female identity in both the canon of art but social political and historical structures. Johnson has curated exhibitions nationally in New York, Miami, Houston, Washington D.C., and Indiana. She has also curated shows internationally for the Pingyao International Photography Festival in China and at Platform L in Seoul, Korea.