Adrienne Johnson holds an M.A. in Art History from Concordia University (2015). A passionate and long-time contributor to Montreal’s indie art scene, Johnson’s current research is focused African Canadian landscape painting from the late nineteenth century as it relates to the exploration of African Canadian presence, creative authorship, (mis)representation and the formation of identity. In addition to contributing to the Canadian Women's Art Historical Initiative (CWAHI), Ms. Johnson is a co-founder of Ethnocultural Art Histories Research (EAHR), a student-driven research community based in Concordia's Art History Department, launched in 2011 with Dr. Alice Ming Wai Jim and Sally Lee (MFA Studio Arts, 2012) that facilitates opportunities for exchange and creation in the examination of, and engagement with, issues of ethnic and cultural representation within the visual arts in Canada. In Presently is interested in expanding her research intrest on African Canadian fine art production and creative authorship at the PhD level, and is a contributing author to the forthcoming book (2017) ”Towards an African Canadian Art History” edited by Dr. Charmaine Nelson.