Participant Profile

Lance Johnson

United States

Lance Johnson is a visual artist who works with various materials to celebrate the complexity of the urban environment. Using vibrant colors, textures and inspirational text to convey a sense of hope and pride that is prevalent in city life.

Art has the power to connect people from all walks of life. Across cultures, languages and religions. To Lance, art has always been a us over individual pursuit. Collaboration is a large part of his practice. Collaborating with dancers, musicians, poets, singers and other visual artists throughout his artistic journey. Multidisciplinary artistic expression creating dialogues across perceived and unperceived barriers.


Interview with Lance Johnson during his Art Prospect Residency at the Ilkhom Center for Contemporary Arts in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 2023. Interview conducted by Jakhongir Azimov, courtesy of