Friday, 10 August 2012

AARON HUEY: PHOTOGRAPHER




Aaron Huey is:

A National Geographic Photographer.
A Harper's Magazine Contributing Editor.
A Stanford d.School Global Agitator.
A Stanford Knight Fellow.
A Wearer of Gold Shoes.
A Climber of Rocks.
A Father.
A Husband.
An Artist.

Huey is widely known for his 3,349 mile, solo walk across America (with his dog Cosmo). The 2002 journey lasted 154 days. There was no media coverage. They walked everystep. Following the walk Huey took a 2 1/2 year hiatus from shooting photos to build an artist in residence program (Hueyhaus), from the ground up, on the Pecos River east of Santa Fe.

His list of publications is very long and fancy.

Aaron now uses Seattle, WA, where he sits on the board of directors for the photographic non-profit Blue Earth Alliance, as a home base inbetween assignments.

His work is represented by Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles.

AWARDS AND HONORS:

2012 Stanford University Lecturer
2012 John and James L. Knight Foundation Grantee
2011/2012 Stanford Knight Fellow
2011 Alexia Prize shortlist
2010 TED speaker
2010 Curator's First Prize, Center 's Choice Awards
2010 Flash Forward Award winner/Magenta Foundation
2010 Lead Awards (Germany) Portrait of the Year
2010 American Photography 26 Book
2010 Image Makers/Image Takers Book
2010 Annenberg Grantee and lecturer
2009 Publisher's Choice Honors Center 's Choice
2009 Rudio Photo (Spain) Photography Grant winner
2009 American Photography 25 Book

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