Martina Johnson-Allen Nature’s Blessings Mixed media box constructions 8 1/2″ x 7″ x 2″
Martina Johnson-Allen, Shimmering, mixed media box construction, museum board, acrylic paint, twine, arches paper, buckram,8 1/2 x 7 x 2 inches, 2007
Martina Johnson-Allen, Silver, Mixed media box construction, museum board, acrylic paint, twine, arches paper, buckram,8 1/2 x 7 x 2 inches, 2006
Martina Johnson-Allen Sacred Space XIV Mixed media painting 9″ x 8″ 2012, Photo courtesy of Petrucci Family Foundation Collection
Martina Johnson-Allen Sacred Space VIII Mixed media painting 9″ x 8″ 2012, Photo courtesy of Petrucci Family Foundation Collection
Martina Johnson-Allen, Yellow/Orange, (set of 2) Mixed media box constructions, museum board, acrylic paint, arches paper, buckram, 9 x 8 x 3 inches, 2003
Martina Johnson-Allen is the recipient of two Guggenheim awards, and has had her work exhibited in many museums shows and galleries such as the Sande Webster Gallery in Philadelphia, the Paul Robeson Gallery at Penn State University, as well as in Dijbouti Africa as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Art in Embassies program.
Johnson-Allen was born August 4, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. at the Pennsylvania State University and her M.F.A. in Art Education and Printmaking at The University of the Arts, with additional training at Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Her work has been exhibited at the African American Art Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, and the Renwick and the National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC.
Martina Johnson-Allen, Petrucci Family Foundation
Video Conversation with Martina Johnson-Allen, iCreate