Merritt Johnson is an artist whose work navigates the spaces between bodies and the body politic, land and cultures, using various materials and processes. Her work focuses on allegiance and agency to land, water, culture, and bodies subjected to violence and control by anthropocentric, cis-hetero patriarchy, and white supremacy. She received her B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and her M.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art.