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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Vital Impacts Print Sale
acacia johnson
Nov 28, 2021
I'm thrilled to contribute three dreamy Arctic images to Vital Impacts, an exclusive collection of extraordinary prints from photographers with a deep commitment to the environment. 

60% of net proceeds on all of these one-of-a-kind works will benefit conservation initiatives, including Big Life Africa, Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots program, the Great Plains Conservancy's Project Ranger, and Sea Legacy. The sale ends December 31st.  Acacia Johnson
Acacia Johnson is a photographer from Alaska whose work often explores human relationships to the natural world. After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2014, Acacia received a Fulbright grant to spend a winter on Canada’s...
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