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 EartHand Gleaners Society, and 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 living on the unceded territory of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations in Vancouver, BC.
Image courtesy of Rose Williams, 2016.