John ‘Feeshy’ Walker is an interdisciplinary artist and curator primarily working with new media, video, generative programs, sculpture, and performance art. Through character/world-building processes, their work explores ways in which the digital zeitgeist interplays with “real-world” cultural motions.
John received his BFA in Art + Technology from the University of Florida where he was the recipient of the Jerry Uelsmann scholarship. His work has been featured internationally in exhibitions at Taman Ismail Marzuki (Jakarta, Indonesia), Happy Gallery (Chicago, Illinois), Satellite Art Show at Art Basel (Miami, Florida) and archived by institutions such as the University of Florida's Digital Collections. His work has been written about by publications, including BMore Art and Dinner + No Show, in conversation with contemporary sociopolitical issues such as American school shootings, queer futurism, and Online spaces. In 2021, they were awarded the Innovative Artist Project Grant to pursue a web-based curatorial project as a part of his larger curatorial alias, POG Gallery of Contemporary & New Media Art. They have held positions as the Curatorial Assistant at 4Most Gallery, Digital Fabrication Assistant at the UFDCP Fab Lab, Multimedia Specialist at the University of Florida’s Center for Online Innovation & Production, and Technical Director at Moisturizer Gallery. John is currently a Lead Media Specialist at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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