Jaymie Johnson uses natural and recycled materials to create site-specific works involving fibre processing and community participation. She is an interdisciplinary artist and educator invested in social and environmental impact through observation, experimentation and collaboration. Since graduating with a BFA in Visual Arts from Emily Carr University in 2015, she has worked on numerous community-engaged and environmental public art projects as a member of the chART Collective, a member of EartHand Gleaners Society, Project Assistant with Border Free Bees, as well as on independent projects for institutions including Science World, Vancity, and First Capital Realty. Jaymie was born in the Purcell Mountains and is currently based in Vancouver, BC.
Image courtesy of Rose Williams, 2016.