Nikki Johnson

Pursuit of Happiness

Nikki Johnson is a native of Mississippi celebrating 20 years in New York City. She has exhibited widely in the US and Europe, and holds an MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY as well as a BFA from Mississippi University for Women. Her photographs have been published in Art in America, DIF Magazine, Time Out New York, Hustler, and HYCIDE magazine. She has published two monographs with Maekask Editions, Natural History (2010) and We Buy Gold (2013). Her work will next be seen in Fly By Night Press’s Black Jelly (2019), a collaborative book of poems by Melanie Maria Goodreaux accompanied by Johnson’s photographs.