Najib Joe Hakim works as a freelance photographer and photojournalist in San Francisco. His work has been published in national and international magazines and newspapers. He has won numerous awards including Best Photo Essay from the CA Newspaper Publishers Assoc., Photo of the Year twice by Peninsula Press Club, Best Portrait and Best Feature Photo awards from the East Bay Press Club.
His current project: Home Away from Home: Little Palestine by the Bay opened in San Francisco Oct. 30, 2014.The project was funded by grants from the SF Arts Commission Cultural Equity Fund and the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture. In 2007, Hakim was nominated for a US Artist Fellowship.
He has exhibited his personal work in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, The Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins, CO, The Vermont Photo Place Gallery, India and Vietnam.