Primary clients: National Geographic
Languages Spoken: English, Norwegian, Swedish
Years of experience: 6 to 10
HEFAT certification? no
Acacia Johnson is a photographer and writer from Alaska, focused on human relationships to wilderness. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Acacia received a Fulbright grant to Canada in 2014, to overwinter on Baffin Island
. Since then, she has been increasingly interested in human stories in the Arctic and Antarctica. Her work is housed in collections including the Anchorage Museum and the Smithsonian Museum of American History, and has been featured by numerous publications, including National Geographic, TIME, and NPR.
Acacia has also worked as a seasonal expedition guide and lecturer in Greenland, Svalbard, the Canadian Arctic and Antarctica. She has made over 55 expeditions to the Polar Regions for work and personal projects and is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.