The work of Boston photographer Stella Johnson is grounded in her photography training at The San Francisco Art Institute and her advanced degree from Boston University.
Stella was a Fulbright Scholar to Mexico in 2003-2004 and a Fulbright Senior Specialist to Mexico, in 2006, for photographing and teaching, respectively and a Visiting Scholar to the School of Art, Northeastern University in 2007. She teaches at the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, at Boston University and at the Maine Media Workshops in Crete, Greece and Rockport, Maine.
Her work is showcased in her monograph AL SOL: Photographs from Mexico, Cameroon and Nicaragua, published in 2008 by the University of Maine Press.
Her photographs have been collected by; The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, The Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas, The University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, Maine, The Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida and private collections.
Selected solo exhibitions include: The Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI The University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, Maine and The Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida.