Jon Henry is a visual artist working with photography and text, from Queens NY (resides in Brooklyn). His work reflects on family, socio political issues, grief, trauma and healing within the African American community. His work has been published both nationally and internationally and exhibited in numerous galleries including Aperture Foundation, Smack Mellon, and BRIC among others. Known foremost for the cultural activism in his work, his projects include studies of athletes from different sports and their representations.
He was recently named one of LensCulture's Emerging Artists for 2019 and has also won the Film Photo Prize for Continuing Film Project sponsored by Kodak, and is an En Foco Fellowship winner for 2020.