Primary clients: National Geographic
Europe USA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English, Norwegian, Swedish
Years of experience: 6 to 10
HEFAT certification? no
Acacia Johnson is a photographer, artist, and writer from Alaska. 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 worked extensively in the Arctic and Antarctica, telling stories about human relationships to the natural world. 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 also works 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 an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.