The work of acclaimed, Boston-based photographer Stella Johnson spans editorial, corporate, documentary and artistic genres. Grounded in her photography training at The San Francisco Art Institute and her advanced degree in journalism at Boston University's College of Communication, Stella has worked extensively in the United States, Africa, and Europe. Stella was a Fulbright Core Scholar to Mexico in 2003-2004 and a Fulbright Senior Specialist to Mexico in 2006, for photography and teaching, respectively.

The University of Maine Press is the publisher of Stella Johnson’s monograph, AL SOL: Photographs from Mexico, Cameroon and Nicaragua, 2008. She currently teaches at Lesley University College of Art and Design, Boston University and the Maine Media Workshops in Maine and Greece and teaches workshops in Oaxaca, Mexico and Cuba.

Select Single and Group Exhibitions include: The Girls’ Club Collection, Ft Lauderdale, FL, The Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Oregon, The Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona State College, Daytona, FL, and The University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME        

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Major projects include a view book for the Riverdale Country Day School in New York, the annual report of Lycos, and numerous brochures for investment banking firms and hospitals, including Brigham and Women’s. Her work has appeared in US News & World Report, Time and Fortune magazines and has been commissioned by Continental Airlines, Fidelity Investments and The Ford Foundation.                                                                                                                  



Stella's Upcoming Schedule

Seeing Crete: A Photo Diary

Jun 18 - Jun 24 2017

Seeing Maine: A Documentation

Aug 20 - Aug 26 2017