Butt Johnson (b.1979, Ramapo, New York) earned a BFA in painting from RISD and received a Pollock-Krasner Fellowship in 2010. His work is included in the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Spencer Museum of Art in Lawrence, KS and the RISD Museum. He is a founder and partner in the Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery in New York. He has exhibited at the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery at George Washington University, the Abrons Art Center and CRG Gallery, both in New York.