Primary clients: National Geographic
Languages Spoken: English, Norwegian, Swedish
Years of experience: 6 to 10
Acacia Johnson is a photographer, artist and writer from Alaska, focused on human relationships to the earth's Polar Regions.
A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Acacia was the recipient a Fulbright grant in Canada to pursue a project about Inuit relationships to the winter landscape of Baffin Island. She has since become increasingly interested in exploring anthropological themes in the Arctic and Antarctica, making over 55 expeditions to the Polar Regions. In 2018, she returned to Baffin Island to further pursue work about Inuit relationships to sea ice, resulting in her recent project Sea Ice Stories
Her work is included in collections including the Anchorage Museum and the Smithsonian Museum of American History, and has been featured by numerous publications, including National Geographic and TIME
Acacia also works as a seasonal expedition guide and lecturer in Greenland, Svalbard, the Canadian Arctic and Antarctica, where she lectures on photography, Arctic indigenous culture, and visual representations of the Polar Regions. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.
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