Arden Barnes is a freelance photojournalist in Central Kentucky and works as a staff photographer at the University of Kentucky.

Most recently, she served as a staff photojournalist at the Herald and News in Klamath Falls, Ore., through Report for America. She was previously an intern at the Sacramento Bee and received a Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling to visually document Harrison County, Kentucky, through the Boyd’s Station Project 306.36. Barnes was also a member of the Eddie Adams Workshop XXXII class in October 2019.

Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washigton Post, NPR, and Sports Illustrated, among others.

She has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association, College Photographer of the Year, Hearst Journalism Awards and the Kentucky News Photographer Association.

Phone: (859) 608-9015 

Email: ardenbarnesphoto@gmail.com

See her resume here.

Photo by Jack Gruber 


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