Acacia Johnson

Photographer
    
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Nationality: USA
Biography: 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... read on
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Under the Same Stars on National Geographic PROOF
acacia johnson
Apr 18, 2017
I am honored to have my project Under the Same Stars featured today on National Geographic PROOF. After years of work on this series, I am overjoyed to finally have it published by one of the publications I admire most. 

My overwhelming gratitude goes to the countless people who have helped make this happen, but especially to the people of Arctic Bay, for welcoming me into their lives and making the project possible in the first place. 
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