Aaron Hardin is an independent photographer based out of Jackson, Tennessee. His work focuses on life in rural southern communities. Hardin is currently a professor at Union University.

For inquiries about commissions:

email: aaronhardinphoto@gmail.com

phone: 731.225.3023

 

Awards:

  • Critical Mass 2017 Top 50 (2017)

  • Magnum Photography Award - Winner of Fine Art Series (2016)

  • Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Emerging Artist Winner (2016)

  • Hartford Art School Merit Award (2015-2016)

  • Tennessee Associated Press Managing Editors Awards: Individual Achievement/Body of Work Award (2010 & 2012)

  • Best of Gannett Awards: Digital Journalism Award (2011) and Finalist in Watchdog Journalism (2011)

Exhibitions:

  • "ARENA," Baxter Street at Camera Club New York - New York, NY (2017), Galeria L at Universidad de La Habana - Havana, Cuba (2017)

  • "One Finger Off," Joseloff Gallery - Hartford, CT (2016)

  • "Dreams of Dogs," Kominek Gallery - Berlin, Germany (2015)

  • “At Home & Abroad,” Ned R. McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center - Jackson, Tennessee, USA (2012)

Publications:

  • The 13th Spring, self-published - 2017

  • Magnum Photography Awards 2016 Catalogue

  • Magenta Foundation Flash Forward 2016 Catalogue

Features:

  • LensCulture, "POWER" Juried Show - Sept. 2017

  • aPhotoEditor, "The Best Work I Saw at the NYT Portfolio Review" - June 2017

  • LensCulture, "Thy Neighbor: Searching for Reconciliation in Today’s America" - May 2017

  • BBC - In Pictures - July 2016

  • Lenscratch: The State Project: Tennessee 2016

  • Aint-Bad Magazine, "Jackson" - June 2015

  • Oxford American - Eyes on the South, "In Jackson" - July 2015