Illustrator & Visual Journalist
Portrait of Nobel Prize-winning scientist and teacher Carl Wieman for NPR.

Portrait of Nobel Prize-winning scientist and teacher Carl Wieman for NPR.

LA Johnson is an illustrator and visual journalist at NPR in Washington, D.C. She often jokes how hard it is to illustrate for radio. Usually, she is on a daily content churn, but sometimes she works on long-term projects like The Intentional and freelance illustration. She really enjoys painting people and nature, and prefers to illustrate stories about learning and growth. Reach out to her with questions or commission requests through the contact page. Thank you for visiting!