Johanna is an award-winning painter, originally from Chile, currently based in the South of England.
She holds an MA in Fine Arts from Camberwell College, University of the Arts, London, a degree in Anthroposophical Art Therapy, and another one in Design from the School of Architecture & Design, Universidad Católica de Valparaiso, Chile (Also known as Amereida).
Johanna has also studied at The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA and benefited from years of courses, conferences, talks, art residencies and other professional development opportunities in various countries in the world, including two years earlier in her career, dedicated to studying the work of the Masters, directly from the museums all over Europe.
Her teaching experience began at Emerson College, Forest Row, England where she taught painting for 9 years.
After that, she continued to teach independently ever since.
In 2007, she set up BLANK artists’ studios and gallery in Brighton www.blankstudiosgallery.org, where she curated and created, many experimental and community-oriented exhibitions, events, and performances.
In 2010, co-founded Involuntary Park, an art practice working in place-making, regeneration, and community engagement.
Currently, Johanna divides her time between working as an art therapist, working as a creative consultant with organisations internationally, running creative retreats, and painting in her studio.
Johanna's work is represented by Marisol Fine Arts in New York City. www.marisolfinearts.com.