Johana Moscoso was born in Bogota, Colombia. She came to the United States in 2007 as an MFA candidate at the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she received an Artist Honors scholarship. Currently she lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.
Moscoso has won awards for her work from places such Woman Made Gallery in Chicago and Port Moody Arts Centre in Canada. She has exhibited nationally in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Boston, Chicago, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and Santa Ana, CA. Her work has been shown internationally and is part of the Latin America Art Collection of Cesar Gaviria. She has also had work commissioned for exhibitions curated by Norene Leddy, Liz Slagus and Jessica Cochran.