Jeremiah Johnson

Title: Director
Office Phone: 985-448-4069
Office Location: 124 Ellender Library


Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts
BFA, the Tyler School of Art of Temple University
MFA, Syracuse University


Jeremiah Johnson was raised on a fruit and flower farm in the mountains of north central Pennsylvania. Johnson taught a variety visual arts courses at Lycoming College, Bucknell, Susquehanna and Bloomsburg Universities. He also worked as the founding manager of the Dr. Welch Workshop, a makerspace at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport Pennsylvania.
Johnson joined Nicholls State University in the Fall 2020. He brings to the Nicholls Community a long-standing passion for teaching, making and helping others navigate making with new technology. His personal research interests include mixed media art and overcoming the limitations to standard modes of creation and production.


Johnson exhibits his print, painting, drawing, sculpture and installation work in galleries and various art fairs internationally. His work is in the collection of the State Museum in Pennsylvania, The Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke Virginia, and The Servais Family Collection in Brussels Belgium. His work has also appeared in a number of publications including New American Painting and Studio Visit magazine. In 2015 Johnson completed a six-month residency and installation in the basement of AHA Fine Arts in New York City.