KERRY G. JOHNSONWebsite: www.kerrykraft.com
Kerry g. Johnson
7211 Talisman Lane
Columbia, Maryland, 21045
Kerry G. Johnson is an African-American graphic designer, caricature artist and humorous illustrator.
He was born in Nashville, Tennessee. Kerry first began to illustrate caricatures for money at the Opryland Entertainment Park (now closed) in 1983.
He is a graduate of the Columbus College of Art and Design and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. In college he started Caricatures by Kerry and Kerrykraft Design.
He is an award-winning professional illustrator whose artwork has been published in local and national publications and on web sites.
He specializes in caricatures of people of color, but can draw the exaggerated features of anyone or group.
He is the Art Director of the American Physical Society in College Park, MD. He has worked as the graphics director of the Baltimore Sun and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He also has worked as a newsroom artist for other newspapers including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and the New Pittsburgh Courier.
His editorial cartoons have been reprinted in the book "The Best Cartoons of the Year" by Charles Brooks.
Including the National Caricaturist Network, he is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) Fraternity, Inc., the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), the Society for News Design (SND) and the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).