"I use porcelain to create distinctive ceramic artworks that comprise thousands of individual elements joined together to create a relief pattern on the wall."
Tsehai Johnson is a Colorado based artist whose interests explore the boundaries between public and private life. Her work is meant to ornament a space and her pieces integrate with the functional and aesthetic needs of specific architectural sites. Born in Ethiopia, Johnson received a BA in Art History from Reed College, a BFA in Ceramics from Massachusetts College of Art, and an MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has exhibited extensively in national and international exhibitions. She is the recipient of a Colorado Council of the Arts Fellowship and residencies in Spain, Iceland, the Netherlands and in Germany.