Johnny's design career began as a CAD designer of home fashions in Charlotte NC close to where he grew up in High Point. He then turned to fashion/textile design after moving to New York City in 2002.
Currently residing in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, Johnny works as the Art Director for a large design studio in the fashion district of Manhattan.
As a painter, Johnny has been creating mostly in oils and acrylics on a variety of media over the past ten years. As of late he has been focusing on a series of oil paintings based around Coney Island, NY.