Philadelphia-based artist Lois Marlene Johnson was born in Grand Forks, ND. She earned a BFA from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Johnson's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art; North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks; Locks Gallery, The Print Center, and Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Concordia Gallery, Moorhead, MN; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales; and the Boston Printmakers 32nd National Exhibition.
Johnson received the University of North Dakota Sioux Alumni Award, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Artist Fellowship, and Elks National Foundation Scholarship.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records