Johannah Herr

American War Rug XVIII (Phoenix Program)


61 x 33 x 1 in


Tufted rug using acrylic and wool yarn

About the artist

Johannah Herr is an interdisciplinary artist whose work uses subversive, colorfully patterned objects and maximalist installations to critique state-sanctioned violence in America. She holds an MFA in sculpture from Cranbrook and a BFA in Fine Arts from Parsons. She has had solo shows at Shirley Fiterman Art Center, BRIC, Elijah Wheat Showroom and Geary Contemporary (all NYC), GAA Gallery (Cologne, Germany), Untitled San Francisco, Red Ger Gallery (Mongolia) and Galeri Metropol (Estonia). She is a Fulbright Scholar (Mongolia) and attended residencies at Museum of Arts and Design, Wassaic Project, IEA’s Experimental Projects Residency, Oxbow, Vermont Studio Center and the Arctic Circle. She is also the Co-Founder of Daughters Rising, an anti-human trafficking NGO in Mae Wang, Thailand. She lives and works between Brooklyn and Mae Wang.

Puchase info

All purchased works must be picked up from 43 Mercer Street between May 21-22nd, 11am-6pm. To make other arrangements or request a quote for delivery, please email prior to the exhibition's closing on Monday 20th, 6pm.


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