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 spend a winter 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 published by numerous media outlets, including National Geographic, the Guardian, and the New York Times.
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.
Recent clients: Audubon Magazine, ARTE Magazin, Deutsche Welle, EnRoute Magazine, The Guardian, l'Uomo Vogue, National Geographic, NPR, Paris Match, Philosophie Magazin, The New York Times, TIME