Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist (b. 1987) graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Natural Resource Planning and minor studies in Community and International Development. Ian worked for a variety of non-profits before pursuing photography full-time. Since 2009 Ian has been a constant contributor to the Burlington Free Press, Vermont's largest daily. In 2013 Ian was added to the Reportage by Getty Images Emerging Talent roster and was nominated for PDN's 30 under 30.
Ian's clients include: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, AJ+, Al Jazeera English, Burlington Free Press, BUST Magazine, Vermont Life, Canterbury Shaker Museum, Vermont Law School and the University of Vermont. His work has also been published in: Rollingstone.com, MSNBC.com, Forbes.com, The Irish Times
NGO:Centre for Organization Research and Education (Manipur, India), Bosana Foundation (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina), The Vermont Peoples with AIDS Coalition (Burlington, Vermont), Spectrum Youth and Family Services (Burlington, Vermont).
Ian has an intense interest in community, indigenous, human and environmental rights.
Currently in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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Reportage by Getty Images, Emerging Talent, 2012-2013: Presented to a select group of young photographers to help raise their industry profile while providing editorial mentorship.
Centre for Organisation Research and Education (CORE) Documentary Media Fellow, 2012-2013:
Community School Grant Funds, 2011: Awarded through the Integrated Arts Academy at HO Wheeler in Burlington, Vermont to teach 5th graders to document their neighborhood in the Old North End, through both film and digital photography.
The Yarka Vendrinska Photojournalism Memorial Fund, 2010: Given to a young photojournalist to attend the Maine Media Workshops in Rockport, ME.
Foundry Photojournalism Workshop; Scholarship Recipient, 2013: Workshop with Instructor Andrea Bruce.
Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC), 2012: Provides battlefield medical training to freelance journalists who work in conflict free of charge.
Maine Media Workshop, Documentary Photography and Social Change, 2010: Workshop led by VII Agency photographer Ashley Gilbertson.
Wilderness First Responder Training, 2009: First Responder training, CPR and back country emergency response.
Protection of Human Subjects In Research, 2009: Training for appropriate conduct and methods while doing research on human subjects.
*A special Thank You to the Shaker's of Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village for their love and support*