Leasho Johnson: OUT & BAD: Artist Guided Tour & Talk
@ FLXST Contemporary
2251 S Michigan Ave, Suite 220, Chicago, IL 60616
Opening Saturday, May 29th, from 4:30PM - 6PM
On view through Sunday, May 30th
JOIN US: LEASHO JOHNSON WILL PROVIDE A GUIDED TOUR AND TALK ON HIS LATEST SHOW ‘OUT & BAD’ BEFORE IT CLOSES
After a successful exhibition run that began on April 3, 2021, Leasho Johnson has generously offered to provide a guided artist tour and talk of his recent solo show OUT & BAD on Saturday, May 29 from 4:30 – 6 pm. Leasho will walk us through each of his paintings and reveal insights into their creations and, more broadly, his artistic practice. Because of space limitations, we encourage you to book your spot using Tock. Space is limited to 20 guests and two tickets per reservation. Non-alcoholic refreshments will be served.
2251 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 220
Chicago, IL 60616
If you have proof of vaccination, a copy of your vaccination card, you may attend without wearing a face mask. If you don’t have proof or have not gotten vaccinated, please continue to wear a face mask. A staff member will ask you at the door. All gallery staff members, even though we have all completed our vaccine regime, will continue wearing masks.
OUT & BAD will close on Sunday, May 30, 2021.
Please email email@example.com if you would like to receive the exhibition catalog.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
LEASHO JOHNSON is a current Leslie Lowman fellow for 2021. He was a recipient of the prestigious New Artist Society Scholarship in 2018 from the School of Art Institute Chicago, where he graduated with an MFA in painting in 2020. He obtained his BFA in Visual Communications at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica In 2009. His works can be found in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Jamaica and noted Collectors. He participated in several historic exhibitions both Caribbean-wide and internationally including the United States, The United Kingdom, France, Brazil, and the Netherlands. He is a member of the Caribbean Art Initiative and a founding member of the group Dirty Crayons. Leasho is currently a part-time lecturer at the School of Art Institute Chicago.
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