Ashley Johnson is a visual artist working at Exchange Studios in downtown Buffalo, NY. She works with ceramics, collage, and photography, but expresses her creativity most through stippled ink drawings and large-scale ink paintings.
As a single mom, her life is a balance between motherhood and making the time to create. You can find her son, Chasyn, with her most days at the studio.
AJ is most passionate about connecting people and collaboration in the creative community. She is currently working on a project called The Art Trade and establishing affordable studio spaces for emerging artists.

Check out an interview with NKay from The Boss Diary here.


Solo and Two Person Shows


Flight Gallery, #buffalove, Buffalo, NY
East Meets West Yoga Studio, Selected works from IN FLUX, Buffalo, NY


Paint the Town Gallery, IN FLUX, Buffalo, NY


Artsphere Studio and Gallery, Senior Exhibition, Buffalo, NY 

Group Shows


Hallwalls, 44th Annual Members Exhibition, Buffalo, NY

El Museo, Members' Exhibition #3: BIG TIME, Buffalo, NY

Georgette (pop-up show), The Independents, Buffalo NY

Main St Gallery, Merging Mediums, Buffalo, NY


Jim Bush Studios, Between People, Buffalo, NY

Main St Gallery (Infringement Festival), Things I Should've Said, Buffalo, NY

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, NF125, Niagara Falls, NY (juried)

585 Niagara St (pop-up show), Blue, Buffalo, NY

Project 308 Gallery, Process, North Tonawanda, NY


Manuel Barreto Art Gallery, Breathe, Buffalo, NY

Project 308 Gallery, Identities of Today: Portraits of WNY, North Tonawanda, NY

Interviews & Features


Buffalo Rising - #buffalove
Boston Voyager - Inspiring Stories
EF Creative - Creative Interview #1
artiswhy - PANTONE AEJ (BTS)
Buffalo Rising - Merging Mediums
The Boss Diary - Feature Friday


Albright Knox - Igniting Creativity: Local Artists Inspire WNY Classrooms
Rise Collaborative - Feature Friday
Buffalo Rising - BLUE
Rise Collaborative - Feature Friday
Rise Collaborative - Feature Friday


Buffalo Rising - The Art Trade
Step Out Buffalo - The Art Trade