© 2020 All right reserved. Leasho Johnson. 


Graduated with a BFA from Edna Manley School of the Visual and Performing Arts in 2009.

Currently enroled at School or Art Institute Chicago, will graduate in 2020.



“Resisting Paradise”, Darlin Foundation, Montreal, 2019 


“Resisting Paradise”, Pública sponsored by Apexart, Puerto Rico, 2019 


“I Shall Return again”, National Gallery West, Montego Bay, 2018


“Arrivants”, University of the West Indies, Barbados, 2018 


“Jamaica Jamaica”, SESC São Paulo, Brazil, 2018


“No-Commission”, The Dean Collection, Miami Florida, 2017

“We have met Before”, British Council and National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston Jamaica, 2017

Third Horizon Film Festival - featured artist, O Cinema , Wynwood Miami Florida, 2017


“Of Skin & Sand”, National Gallery of Bahamas, Nassau Bahamas, 2017

“Jamaica Biennial”, National Gallery of Jamaica, 2017

“Jamaica Jamaica”, Philharmonie De Paris, Paris France, 2017

"Caribbean Queer Visualities", Transmission Gallery, Glasgow Scotland, 2017

"Caribbean Queer Visualities",Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Ireland, 2016

"Jamaican Pulse", Royal West England Academy, Bristol United Kingdom, 2016

"Jamaican Routes", Punkt Ø  Galleri F15 and Momentum, Moss Norway, 2016

“Jamaica Biennial”, National Gallery of Jamaica, 2014


“The Caribbean Queer Visualities Symposium,” Small Axe, Yale University Connecticut, 2014

(e)merge art fair, NLS kingston and ARC magazine, Washington DC, 2014

MFG Trajectories, Mayers Fletcher & Gordons 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Jamaica, 2014

“FLOAT”, NLS Kingston Jamaica & Transformer Washington DC, 2014

“Dirty Crayons,” Victory Run, What’s On Cafe Kingston Jamaica, 2013

“National Biennial”, National Gallery of Jamaica, 2012

Super Plus under 40, Mutual Gallery Kingston Jamaica, 2012

“Who more Sci-Fi than us” Kade Gallery, Amersfoort the Netherlands, 2012

“Dirty Crayons” Red Bones Cafe, Kingston Jamaica, 2012

“Young Talent V”, National Gallery of Jamaica, 2010

“National Biennial”, National Gallery of Jamaica, 2010

“Art Fresh”, Mutual Gallery Kingston Jamaica, 2010

“Rockstone and Bootheel”, Real Art Ways, Connecticut, 2009

“Young Gifted and Black,” Studio 174, Jamaica, 2009

Final Year Exhibitions, Edna Manley College, Jamaica, 2009

Curator’s Selections Exhibition, Cag(e) Gallery, Edna Manley College, Jamaica, 2008  

Solo Exhibition

'Bellisario & the Sound-boy", Debut solo, Kingston Jamaica, 2017




Davidoff Initiative Artist Residency at Residency Unlimited, New York, 2016

Bluecoat, Liverpool United Kingdom, 2016

Caribbean Linked III, Ateliers’ 89, Aruba, 2015

NLS Kingston Jamaica, 2014