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Online Artist talk and book launch
Jamie Johnson
Growing Up Travelling, The making of a book and a photographer
Tuesday, September 29, 2:00-3:00pm
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CPA is pleased to announce a special artist talk with Jamie Johnson. She will discuss how she became a photographer, her commercial work, her alternative process imagery, and her work documenting children from all over the world and why she kept going back to Ireland. Johnson will give us a little history of the Irish Travellers that drew her back. She will also discuss how her new monograph, “Growing up Travelling” came into being. Johnson will take us through the steps she took to find a publisher, her experience working with the designer, the printing process, and the release of her book during a pandemic.

Pre-order Jamie’s new book >

Jamie Johnson is a Los Angeles photographer specializing in children documentary projects. As a mother and documentary photographer whose bread and butter comes from photography, Jamie’s passion for faces of the next generation has been a life-long focus. She has traveled the world capturing images of children and childhood around the globe. From Laos to Cuba, from the Amazon to India and around the world and back, she has found a universality in the world of children and her passion grows stronger with each new adventure. The lifestyles, cultures and traditions of growing up around the world are closely examined in her photos and each connection she makes with her young new subjects creates life-long friendships with the families. Her work has been exhibited Internationally in galleries and museums from New York thru London and Paris, and has been published in dozens of magazines. Jamie’s work is in the permanent collection of several American museums. She has won top 50 of Critical Mass in 2017 and 2019 and has a huge collectors base of A list celebrities. Her upcoming monograph “Growing Up Travelling” will be released July 2020 Published by Kehrer Verlag.  To see more of Jamie’s work, visit her website >

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