Emory University recently commissioned a portrait from Ross Rossin of Judge Horace J. Johnson, who died tragically from COVID-19 in July 2020. Newton Community Magazine featured an article about Judge Horace J. Johnson and Ross Rossin in their Fall 2022 magazine issue.
“After Judge Horace J. Johnson tragically died from COVID-19 in July 2020, Oxford College decided to rename Language Hall in honor of one of the school’s most distinguished graduates. On October 8, 2021, Horace J. Johnson Jr. Hall was dedicated. At a ceremony to mark the occasion, Emory University unveiled a portrait it had commissioned from Ross Rossin, a world-renowned artist in Atlanta.”