Jonathan Smith is an award-winning photographer based in New York City. Jonathan has been recognized for his Fine Art Photography and exhibits his work internationally. He had his first solo show titled Untold Stories at Rick Wester Fine Art in September 2010. He has also participated in group exhibitions at the Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery and PowerHouse Arena as well as having a one-person exhibition, The Bridge Project, at The International Center for Tolerance Education.
From 2000 until 2009 Jonathan worked in the studio of the renowned New York photographer, Joel Meyerowitz. In 2001 he assisted in Meyerowitz's archive, advancing to Archive Manager in 2003 and becoming heavily involved in the photographer's World Trade Center and Parks Department archives, both of which are now part of the Museum of the City of New York. Additionally, he printed for the studio and was involved in the curatorial and production sides as well.
His work has appeared in The Smithsonian, Metropolis and View magazines, PDN, Art and Architecture and The Royal Photographic Society Magazine. He studied in the United Kingdom at the Kent Institute of Design (KIAD) and the International Center for Photography in New York.
My experience with The Design Trust for Public Space was a turning point in my career as a photographer.