Aaron Huey


Aaron Huey is:

A National Geographic Photographer.

A Harper's Magazine Contributing Editor.

A Stanford d.School Ambassador.

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 lives in Seattle with his wife Kristin, his son Hawkeye, and his dog Suki.

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


2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards

Best Photography Book

2013 National Magazine Awards Finalist

2013 PDN Publisher's Choice Award

2013 Recipient of the Rowell Award

2013 World Press Award Contemporary Feature

2013 Multiple awards Pictures of the Year International

2013 National Geographic Seminar speaker

2012 National Geographic top 10 pictures of the year (x2)

2012 Exhibition Perpignan Photojournalism Festival

2012 Red Nation Vision Award

2012 Stanford University Lecturer

2012 John and James L. Knight Foundation Grantee

2011/2012 Stanford Knight Fellow

2011 University of Denver Master Scholar Award

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 Annenberg Grantee and lecturer

2009 Publisher's Choice Honors Center 's Choice

2009 Rudio Photo (Spain) Photography Grant winner

2009 POYi Award for Feature Single

2009 Alumni Achievement Award, University of Denver

2008 National Geographic Expedition Council Grantee

2008 Alexia Prize Shortlist

2008 POYi 2nd Prize for Issue Reporting

2007 PDN's 30 Emerging photographers

2007 Alexia Prize Shortlist

2007 Honickman First Book Prize shortlist

2007 Exhibition Perpignan Photojournalism Festival

2006 First Prize NPPA Best of Pictures