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Chris Jordan (artist)



Chris Jordan lives and works in Seattle, Washington. After spending ten years as a corporate lawyer, Jordan quit his job in 2002 in order to pursue photography full-time. His work has been shown in numerous museums and galleries and reviewed in multiple major publications. Jordan has been the recipient of numerous awards including: the 2012 Trailblazer Award from the Sustainable Path Foundation, Seattle, WA;2011 Prix Pictet Commission Prize; 2010 Ansel Adams Award for Excellence in Conservation Photography; 2007 Green Leaf Award from the Natural World Museum and United Nations Environment Programme, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway; and the 2007 Best of Show award, “Artists Responding to Violence Against the Earth,” from the Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston, TX. Learn more about the artist on his website:

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Chris Jordan (born 1963) is an American artist and photographer based in Seattle, Washington. Many of Jordan's works are created from photographs of garbage and mass consumption.