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.

johnisiah85@yahoo.com

Education
2012 Associates of Fine Arts

Residencies
2019
Macedonia Institute, Chatham, NY

2018
Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans , La

Selected Recent Solo Exhibition
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 Shows
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