John Isiah Walton was born in 1985 in New Orleans and still lives and works there. 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.

2012 Associates of Fine Arts

Macedonia Institute, Chatham, NY

Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans , La

Selected Recent Solo Exhibition
Humidity, Ohr O’keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Ms

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

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

Political Portraits, Identity Books, Graham, NC

Selected Group Shows
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

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

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

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

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