HI I’m Johnerick Lawson a multidisciplinary artist
some say i have a unique style that combines cartoon, math, and psychedelic elements to interpret the reality I see. I have experience in painting, sculpture, publication, and animation. Currently, I work as a Creative Director for Flower First, an artist-run cultivation farm in Vermont. I am also working with John Harkins to create, All In Creative Collective, an artist collective showcasing and celebrating working artists.
San Francisco Art Institute Bachelor of Arts in Design and Technology, 2004 – 2009
Creative Director | Flower First, Vermont | 2022 – Present
- Led the development and execution of all aesthetic elements for the Flower First brand, including brand creation and packaging design.
- Pioneered the “Terpjerkers” art project, which resulted in 40 unique trading cards and a video game.
Animator | Various Advertising Firms (JWT, Titmouse, The Studio, Mosomos), Brooklyn, NY | 2009 – 2014
- Contributed to animation projects for clients such as Trident, Rolex, America Travel, and Bloomberg.
- Provided hand-drawn and computer-generated animation in a collaborative team environment, primarily using the Adobe suite.
Co-Founder | WAMP, Brooklyn, NY | 2001 – 2004
- Co-founded the Brooklyn-based collective WAMP and actively participated in numerous art shows.
Publisher | “The Madhappys,” San Francisco | 2008 – 2009
- Published “The Madhappys”, a monthly all-free comics newspaper, for 16 months.
Animator | Music Videos | [Insert Years]
- Created animated music videos for artists including:
- “Outside” by David Bronson
- “Repetition” by TV on the Radio
- “World Wide” by Kool Keith
Solo Artist | Galerie Les Singuliers, Paris | 2012
- Held a solo painting exhibition.
Member/Founder | All In Creative Collective | 2023 – Present