Nicole Johnson is a visual artist and art educator from Kingston, Jamaica. She has had over a decade of experience teaching and mentoring collegiate pre-service art education students in her home city and in the United States. She has worked as an art education program chair in her home city and has developed art education curricula for the PK-12 and collegiate levels. Her visual arts practice is grounded in drawing and painting, and focuses on themes of Black female identity, (re)presentation/perception, and personal power. Nicole completed her Ed.D in art education at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2021. Her core research interests are in the professional identity development and lifelong education of art teacher educators.