Johannah Herr

Part-time Faculty

Johannah Herr is an artist and designer with an MFA in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design. Herr has had several solo shows in New York City at chashama and Envoy Enterprises, as well as at Red Ger Gallery in Ulaabaatar Mongolia, and Galeri Metropol in Tallinn Estonia. She has had numerous group shows throughout the NY metropolitan area as well as in Sofia, London, Berlin, Reykjavik, Tel Aviv and Mexico City. In 2012 she was awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to Mongolia to study Kazakh-Mongolian textiles and the impact of textile patterning on Post-Soviet cultural identity. She has given lectures at Parsons School of Design, University of Central Missouri, American Center for Mongolian Studies in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, and Totaldobze in Riga Latvia, amongst others. She attended the SIM residency in Reykjavik, The Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences in Rabun Gap, Georgia, and in 2016 was a Fellow at Oxbow School of Art in Saugatuk, Michigan. She is currently an Artist in Residence at the Museum of Arts and Design. Additionally, she is the Co-Founder of Daughters Rising, a women’s empowerment / anti-human trafficking initiative based in Mae Wang, Thailand.