Mandy Johnston is a practicing visual artist who currently lives in Cape town, South Africa. She was awarded a Master’s degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2003. Since then, Johnston has worked and collaborated on various inner-city art related projects and initiatives. The latest of these being Assemblage (an arts facilitation organisation) and the Artist Career development program.
Johnston has presented 4 solo exhibitions and taken part in many group exhibitions. Her works are part of multiple corporate and private collections. Notably, works for the group show held at the Johannesburg art gallery titled "Negotiate" were commissioned by the "Makeshift" project, initiated by the Joubert Park Project and Canadian National Art Gallery. Johnston is currently working toward her 5th solo which will be presented at the KKNK 2019 as well as teaching and mentoring young artists.