Nina Johnson

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Nina Johnson is the founder and director of her namesake gallery in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. Over the past fifteen years she has brought over one hundred and twenty exhibitions by artists both new and emerging to Miami and forged partnerships around the world where she is recognized as a champion of artists.

Legendary artists such as Judy Chicago, Betty Woodman, Beatrice Wood, Rochelle Feinstein, Terry Allen, Peter Shire, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Nicola L., Martine Barrat and the Florida Highwaymen have exhibited at Johnson’s Little Haiti gallery. Many of the artists whom Johnson has championed have a dual focus in craft and collectible design, including Katie Stout, Anders Ruhwald, Dee Clements, Minjae Kim, and Bari Ziperstien. Various exhibitions and events organized by the gallery have been featured in The New York Times, T Magazine, Artforum, Architectural Digest, Elle Décor and numerous other publications.

Johnson continues to work alongside the most important contemporary artists and historic estates to produce ambitious projects both within the confines of the gallery space and beyond. She has served on various committees for non-for-profit organizations including the Perez Art Museum Miami, The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami and the Miami Rail, a temporary extension of the Brooklyn Rail.