Kieran is a practicing artist and arts educator. He holds a BFA from Purchase College School of Art and Design and an MFA from Kendall College of Art and Design. Kieran Johnson is currently the Business Manager for The Huntington Arts Council (HAC). At HAC he manages the office operations as well as works to expand the exhibition program and gallery events . Prior to coming to HAC, Kieran worked Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts as the Operations Manager and at the Richard Avedon Foundation as their Office Manager and Financial Coordinator.
Johnson has exhibited his photographs in New York City at New Century Artists, Rogue Space, and Greenpoint Gallery as well as throughout Michigan at ActiveSite in Grand Rapids, and Delta College in Saginaw.  More recent exhibitions include Project Basho in Philadelphia, PA, Ricoh Photo Gallery in Tokyo, Japan and the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, Indiana along with being included in the Postcard Collective. In addition to exhibiting his work, Kieran has been invited to lecture at Adrian College, Commack High School in Long Island, New York, and at the SPE Conference in Cleveland, Ohio.