Acacia Johnson

Photographer

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... read on
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Writer, Travel, Fine Art, Documentary, Portraiture, Assignments, International, Partnerships, Environmental Stories, Conservation, Outdoor adventure
Skills: Translator, Digital Printing, Photo Assisting, Film Scanning, Adobe InDesign, Book Layout/Design, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Web Design, Video Editing
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About

Primary clients: National Geographic
Coverage Regions: 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 in 2021 received an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.