Long Time Coming w/ painter Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson came by the Black Art in America Gallery to open the Kindred exhibition and sat with your boy JBarber on the Noize! Kevin spent 20 years in the military and now embraces life as an artist. We talk about being an artist in the military and how he began this new phase of his life. Kevin tells us about the symbols in his work (hoodies, flowers, etc.), how he's incorporating technology into his practice, and the role of mentors like Thomas Blackshear in his development. Listen, subscribe, and share!

Episode topics include:

-Kindred exhibition at Black Art In America Gallery
-making art in the military
-new series of paintings with hoodies
-mentorship with Thomas Blackshear
-Knowing who you are as an artist
-using technology in his art practice
-publishing a comic book, Black Lion


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