WHO IS AARON HUEY?: BIO/AWARDS/HONORS
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.
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.
AWARDS AND HONORS:
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