Olivia Johnston
Ottawa, Canada
Olivia Johnston is an artist and curator based in Ottawa, Canada. Engaged by questions of art history and the photographic image, she explores issues of gender, sexuality, vulnerability, and social justice in her photo-based practice. Johnston is a graduate of the School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa (2012), and is currently pursuing an art history degree at Carleton University. Her work has been displayed locally as well as internationally, in New York, Portland and London; her work is included in the collections of La Petite Mort Gallery (Ottawa) and the City of Ottawa. Her photographs have appeared in publications such as NU Magazine (Montreal), Herd Magazine (Ottawa), the Ottawa Citizen, and Applied Arts Magazine (Toronto).