"Future Ghosts"


LA Johnson

New Paintings // Illustrations // Prints

Aug 18 - Sep 22

Artist Talk & Closing Party, Sat Sept 22, 6-? pm

Viewings by Appointment: info@lostorigins.com // 202.409.6211

Future Ghosts is a collection of 24 new paintings and illustrations by DC's beloved LA Johnson. LA is an award winning illustrator and art director, and has returned to her first love -- painting. Future Ghosts combines figurative and narrative painting addressing exploration, love, death and fear.

LA Johnson is a visual artist in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared on album covers, murals, posters, clothing, and in print all around the world. She is an Art Director at NPR News and is the network’s only in-house illustrator. She received her BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2009 with a focus on illustration and painting. She is the founder and curator of NEONCAT. She's worked with several organizations including Warby Parker, AARP, NPR, Deloitte, Sierra Club, SPLC and The Rumpus. LA is the recipient of the 2017 Edward R. Murrow award for Excellence in Innovation for her non-fiction comics at NPR. This is her first solo exhibit so come party!!