Lacy B. Johnson currently works as a Visual Artist in Midtown, Jackson and is a Gallery Coordinator at Pearl River Glass Studio in Jackson, Mississippi. She resides in the historic Belhaven Neighborhood along with her husband, Patrick, and their cat, Sunny.
Lacy grew up in Greenwood, Mississippi where the landscape and culture deeply influenced her artwork. She attended the University of Mississippi where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Painting and minored in Psychology. In 2007, she moved to Savannah, Georgia to begin studies at Savannah College of Art and Design where she attained a Master of Fine Arts degree and was named the 2010 Outstanding Student Leader.
Johnson creates acrylic paintings based on ideas of transformation and adaptation. Lacy has received such honors as the New York City Workspace in 2010 and the Student Opportunity Fellowship Grant from Savannah College of Art and Design. In New York, she worked at Pierogi Gallery and held an Open Studio. Redeemer Presbyterian Church featured her on the Easter Bulletin. Johnson’s work has been shown throughout Mississippi, in Georgia, and New York. It is included in several private collections including that of the Savannah College of Art and Design and the Telfair Museum of Art.