(b.1978) Johnny Panessa was born in Mastic, Long Island and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. His work is a record of extensive world travels and a visual diary of his immediate environment.

Johnny's photographs have been exhibited at the Istanbul Photography Museum (New Yorker), Galeri Kara in Ankara and numerous shows around NYC and Brooklyn. In April 2014, Johnny presented his two year project, Along the Forge, at Picture Farm Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Along the Forge on Feature Shoot. interview for Along the Forge opening.

Along the Forge @ Picture Farm Gallery. Brooklyn, New York

New Yorker at Istanbul Photography Museum. Istanbul, Turkey

Tourist at The Habitat.

On Fathom Away.

Interview on Spirited Pursuit about Cambodia/Vietnam Trip