Ligia started photographing when working for the Sign Industry as a managing editor for three eruopenan sign businees magazines based in Europe. In The United States, Ligia has published for Signs of the Times magazine. 


Ligia has exhibited and publish Vulnerable Dreamers exhibit at the Museo of Santa Fe, NM, Ohio State Universtiy, Miami University. 


Ligia works with her husband Darek Johnson for the past 25 years. They live in Norhtern Kentucky and have a son Erick who is a first lutenant in the USA army. 


Ligia's inspiration to photograph are moved by her instructors, Kurt Markus, Norman Mauskopf, Ernesto Basan, and Ron Haviv.