Monica McKelvey Johnson
is an artist, curator, community organizer, and mama living in Brooklyn, New York. She is a graduate of San Francisco State University (BA), and CUNY Hunter College’s Integrated Media Arts Program (MFA), where she authored the webcomic The Adventures of Dorrit Little
, a story about the average student debtor in the United States today, and founded the student debtor support group, EDU Debtors Union. She has written about comics for The Rumpus and The Comics Journal, and has co-organized several exhibitions—including Our Comics, Ourselves: Identity, Expression and Representation in Comic Art
, Take Back the Fight: Resisting Sexual Violence from the Ground Up
, and Lil’ Radicals: Multicultural and Social Justice Publications for Kids in the 21st Century
. From 2017-19, she organized Radical Playdate, programming for children and people with childcare responsibilities, at Interference Archive.
Location: Brooklyn, NY