Artist Profiles

Jonathan Torgovnik

View a video profile of Jonathan Torgovnik here, part of the Artis video series.


Jonathan Torgovnik’s (b. 1969, Israel) photographs have been widely exhibited and published in numerous international publications, including Newsweek, Aperture, GEO, Sunday Times Magazine, and Stern, among others. He has been a contract photographer for Newsweek magazine since 2005, and is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography School in New York. In 2007, Torgovnik won the National Portrait Gallery’s Photographic Portrait Prize for an image from Intended Consequences. He is co-founder of the non-profit organization Foundation Rwanda.

Jonathan Torgovnik is the recipient of an Artis grant for his show, Intended Consequences, at Aperture Gallery, New York in 2009.

Jonathan Torgovnik is represented by Alan Klotz Gallery, New York and Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles.
Artis Grant Recipient