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Biography

Biography

JOHN ISIAH WALTON was born in 1985 in New Orleans, where he currently lives and works as a fine artist. He attended St. Augustine H.S. (1999-2002) and graduated from Sarah T. Reed H.S. (2003). Walton received an AA degree in 2012 from Delgado College, New Orleans. Walton has been a member of Second Story Gallery (2012- 13) and The Front, New Orleans (2014-2017) Level Artist Collective (2015-Present). He has lectured about his work to the graduate program at UNC, Chapel Hill (2014) & his work was donated to the permanent collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2012       Associates of Fine Arts, Delgado, New Orleans, LA

 

RESIDENCIES

2019       Macedonia Institute, Chatham, NY

2018       Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans , La

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019       Humidity, Ohr O’keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Ms

2018       In My Lifetime Vol. 1, The Front, New Orleans, La

2016       Rodeo, The Front, New Orleans, La
               God Willing, P339, Brooklyn, NY 2015 Beacoup Humidity, P339, Brooklyn, NY
               Off The Porch With It, The Front, New Orleans, La

2014       Political Portraits, Identity Books, Graham, NC

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019       Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, Ga 2018
               Bull Meets the Bayou, The Carrack, Durham, NC
               And Now for Something New Vol. 1, LeMieux Galleries, New Orleans, La
               Phosphorescence and Fluorescence , Studio Waveland, Waveland, Ms

2017       Level Artist Collective, Carroll Gallery Tulane University, New Orleans, La
               Rayguns, Robots, Drones, Sun Valley Center For The Arts, Sun Valley, Id
               Megalomania 5, Boyd Satellite, New Orleans, La

2016       The Front at Feral, Gallery Feral, Mexico City, Mexico
               60 Americans, Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles, Ca

               American Beauty, Acaidana Center For The Arts, Lafayette, La

               Moleskin Show, Tempus Project, Tampa, Fl 2015       

               Straight Shot, Mass Gallery, Austin, Tx
               Level Artist Collective, Antenna, New Orleans, La

2014       Reparations: Contemporary Artists From New Orleans, NOMA, New Orleans, La
               The Front at Ginza Art Lab, Tokyo Art Lab, Tokyo, Japan
               Art Voices 5th Annual Open Call, Untitled Projects, Los Angeles, Ca.
               Face Of The Enemy, Second Story Gallery, New Orleans, La

2012       Inaugural Group Show, Second Story Gallery, New Orleans, La
               Artist Who Wish They Were Dead, UNO St. Claude / Baristers Gallery, New Orleans, La
               The Good Stuff 2, Homespace Gallery, New Orleans, La