Artist and curator Teddy Johnson was born in Frederick County, VA. He received his BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art, his MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Georgia, and studied painting and Italian Art for a year in Cortona, Italy. His paintings have been exhibited in numerous galleries in the Mid Atlantic area as well as galleries such as the Fay Gold Gallery and the Bill Lowe Gallery in Atlanta, and UnionDocs in NYC. His work has been exhibited internationally in Italy and in Korea. Teddy was featured in the May 2011 edition of the Korean Magazine "Art People" as the month's featured World Artist. He has curated shows in Baltimore, MD and Brooklyn, NY with the Rotating History Project, which he co-founded in 2010. His paintings play with the traditions of Western Art and history as a forum to explore storytelling, human psychology, color, and contemporary culture. He is based in Baltimore, MD.