Johanna Stickland is a Canadian born, self-taught painter and photographer based in Portugal. 
In 2017, she was commissioned by Nick Knight/SHOWstudio to illustrate the Womenswear A/W 17 collections in Milan. 
She illustrated the cover art for metal band EXALT album The Shape You Took Before The Ache.
Her work has been featured in publications such as EXIT, Juxtapoz, Vision China, Paulette and Heavy Metal Magazine. 
She is one of the photographers featured and interviewed in the Laurence King published book "Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze" Curated by Charlotte Jensen, editor of Elephant Magazine. In 2018 her work was featured in the exhibition 'The Female Lens: 9 Contemporary Female Photographers' through Huxley Parlour Gallery at Photo London. In 2017 she self published a book of poetry titled Blue Song.  Johanna's paintings and photographs are held in private collections in Canada, the United States, Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands and Germany.  

Say hi- johannasticklandworks@gmail.com

Select Exhibitions & Artist Talks

'The Female Lens: 9 Contemporary Female Photographers' Huxley Parlour Gallery at Photo London

Artist Talk/Lecture, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

'I Didn't Ask for This' Curated by Whitney Bell at Rhabbitat Gallery, Los Angeles, California

'Photographers for Planned Parenthood' at Brooklyn Grain Studios, Brooklyn, New York

'Art on a Postcard Secret Auction' at Unit Gallery London, UK


Select Press

http://designcollector.net/likes/paintings-of-johanna-stickland

http://metalmagazine.eu/en/post/interview/johanna-stickland-sensitive-but-strong-gemma-cuadrado

http://aserica.com/introducing/the-women-of-johanna-stickland/

http://thewildmagazine.com/blog/johanna-stickland-interview/

http://www.ignant.com/2015/11/20/sensual-portraits-of-women-by-johanna-stickland/

http://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/johanna-stickland-s-women/