- Professor of Studio Art and Africana Studies
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, 1989
- Master of Fine Arts, University of California San Diego, 1992
Johnny Coleman is a sculptor/installation artist and associate professor of art and Africana studies. He is from Southern California, and received his BFA from the Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design, and his MFA from the University of California at San Diego. He has created sound installations for MOCA Cleveland, William Cannon Art Center (Carlsbad, CA), Akron Museum of Art, Hallwalls Gallery (Buffalo, NY), SPACES Gallery (Cleveland), inSITE 94 (San Diego), William King Art Center (Abington, VA), Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Centro Cultural (San Diego), Randolph Street (Chicago), California Center for the Arts and David Zapf Gallery (San Diego). Additionally, he has performed on stage at BAM, Majestic Theater: Next Wave Festival 96, and his work is included in the permanent collection of the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, the California Center for the Arts, and numerous private collections.