John Patrick Naughton is a portrait photographer based in New York City. Over the past thirty years his assignments and personnel work have led him to meet and photograph some of the most fascinating people in today’s culture. John has photographed across the United States, Europe, Asia and Southeast Asia.
His work has been published in both national and international magazines as well as contributing photographer in two books, “Here is New York” (Scalo) and “Nude Index” published by Konemannverlag. John is also the recipient of several grants for his work as a photojournalist.
Awarded Grant, 1974 International Center of Photography, NYC
Awarded Grant, 2002 Buena Vista University, Iowa
Awarded Grant, 2002 Humanities of Iowa
Awarded Grant, 2003 Premier Project “Seeing America” COAHSI & DCA
JPMorgan Chase, 2003 “Lives of the Artists” NYC
Awarded Grant, 2005 Encore Project Grant “Hunters & Gatherers” COAHSI
Awarded Grant, 2005 Alice Austen House Museum, COAHSI & DCA
Awarded Grant, 2005 Staten Island Museum, “Vavalesque” NYC
His work as both portrait photographer and journalist has led to many exhibits from, Desiron Gallery, New Orleans Art Alliance, Fotoreal Gallery, Wagner College, Amarillo College, Buena Vista University, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Southeast Museum of Photography, Snug Harbor, Alice Austen Museum, Staten Island Museum, Museum of Modern Art, New York and the permanent collection of the New York Historical Society.