Joey O'Loughlin is a photographer, writer, and producer whose projects emphasize the value of human connection.
Her work has been featured in the New York Times Lens Blog, The Nation, Slate, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Pacific Standard Magazine, Photo District News and on NPR. Joey has appeared on Al Jazeera America, Sirius Radio, and PBS in New York. Her photographs can be found in print and online publications for the World Health Organization, United Nations Population Fund, and the MacArthur Foundation, among others.
Family Portraits, featuring photos given to families at Kara Tepe refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, was presented at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens in July, 2018 and inspired a panel discussion at the Niarchos Foundation’s Annual Conference on Philanthropy.
Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of Hunger in NYC, a year-long, solo exhibit, was presented at The Brooklyn Historical Society in November, 2016.
Where Do the Books Go? explored how the time spent in the Brooklyn Public Library enriches the lives of library patrons and is woven into the texture of the community. This solo exhibit was shown at the Central Branch in Summer, 2011.
Joey is a graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism and The College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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