Lance Johnson

Lance Johnson found guilty in 2020 killing of Binghamton's Alison Salisbury

After just under two hours of deliberation, a Broome County jury found a Binghamton man guilty on all counts related to a 2020 shooting that resulted in the death of Alison I. Salisbury and the injury of another woman. Lance R. Johnson, 47, was indicted on felony charges of second-degree murder, second-degree attempted murder, first-degree criminal use of a firearm, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with physical evidence, as well as the misdemeanor of...

Art Review: Lance Johnson – POST NO ILLS at the MAC

Urban construction sites have a long-standing (and oft-ignored) prohibition against affixing advertisements and handbills to the temporary construction barriers and plywood barricades that surround them. This prohibition is usually summed up with the simple directive, POST NO BILLS. In his most recent exhibition at the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center in Worthington, artist Lance Johnson flips that script and offers an alternative directive, POST NO ILLS.
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Columbus Makes Art Presents Lance Johnson on the Power of the Urban Environment

Lance Johnson is a Columbus-based mixed media artist. Originally from the Bronx, Lance uses his experience of the vibrant urban landscape in his works to celebrate and center inspiration. Lance Johnson: POST NO ILLS at the MAC, presented by PNC Arts Alive, will be on display at the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center from Jan. 20 – March 12.
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The enduring hope of artist Lance Johnson

Following the 2016 election of former President Donald Trump, Lance Johnson crafted a piece he dubbed “We the People,” a wild splash of graffiti-esque paint splatters interlaced with words and phrases such as “stand up,” “rise” and, of course, “we the people,” a phrase lifted from the preamble to the Constitution that the artist embraced as a reminder of who he believes ultimately holds the power.