Jonathan Smith
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Jonathan Smith was the photography fellow for Photo Urbanism 2: The Bridge Project

Other Photo Urbanism Fellows

Diane Cook & Len Jenshel (2002)
Travis Roozée (2006)
Gail Albert Halaban (2007)
Kramer O'Neill (2009)
Rob Stephenson (2011)

In 2004 Jonathan Smith was awarded the second Design Trust Photo Urbanism project fellowship. Over the next 12 months, he produced The Bridge Project, a photographic study of New York City bridges throughout the five boroughs. The project culminated in an exhibition at the International Center for Tolerance Education in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

Jonathan received a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from the Kent Institute of Art and Design in the U.K. He attended the International Center of Photography in 2000 and completed his studies in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism.   In March 2006, Jonathan was recognized by PDN Magazine as one of 30 emerging photographers to watch.

Jonathan Smith on his experience as a Design Trust Fellow:

"My experience with The Design Trust for Public Space was a turning point in my career as a photographer. The one-year time frame that I had to complete The Bridge Project required me to be more disciplined and organized than I had ever been before. I am extremely proud of the body of work that resulted from my dedication to this project, and I realize that working with an open-minded team that trusted

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