John Isiah Walton was born in 1985 in New Orleans and still lives and works there. He attended St. Augustine H.S. (1999-2002) and graduated from Sarah T. Reed H.S. (2003). Walton received an AA degree in 2012 from Delgado College, New Orleans.
Walton has been a member of Second Story Gallery (2012- 13) and The Front, New Orleans (2014-2017) Level Artist Collective (2015-Present). He has lectured about his work to the graduate program at UNC, Chapel Hill (2014) his work is in the permanent collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art. Walton has exhibited and continues to show in museums, galleries, art fairs, and biennials around the world.