Johanna Lasner is an independent curator and artist with formal studies in photography and interior design. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, she lived in the United Kingdom, Canada and the Caribbean. During her time in Pittsburgh, she worked as the Assistant Director  with Casey Droege Cultural Productions,  The Carnegie Museum of Art, and GalleriE Chiz. She has curated exhibitions in the United States and in her native country of Ecuador. Lasner's passion for community has taken her to participate in sociocultural projects such as Canadian Mill Woods Assembly Medical/Dental Mission in Guatemala since 2008 until present. She is a member of the Network for Arts Administrators of Color the Pittsburgh Chapter of ArtsBoston's NAAC program.