Born in Sweden, Johan spent much of his childhood in Paris where he discovered his interest for photography. Moving to Canada, Johan studied photography at Humber College of Art. Since graduating, he has worked as a commercial photographer, while pursuing his own artistic work.
Johan’s work has been exhibited throughout North America and Europe and has received international acclaim. He has had numerous shows including a solo exhibition in Arles, France at La Rencountre and countless other art shows in Toronto, Canada.
Johan has won several awards including: Best Commercial Photographer of the Year (awarded by Kodak), French Photo’s Charm Category Annual Contest (published in French Photo as a cover), Best in Class for Figure Study by PPO, among many other awards.
Johan’s work has also been published in countless magazines including PHOTO SELECTION, French PHOTO and PHOTONEWS.
He has also been teaching photography at Humber College for over 18 years and is constantly mastering his craft. Johan was recently awarded the Continuing Education Teaching Excellence award from Humber College for his outstanding work.