John Rowe is a respected contemporary American, award-winning photographer and filmmaker. For the past ten years his work has taken him primarily to India, Burma and Ethiopia. In October 2013, twenty images of his work in Africa and Antarctica were included in the 125 year Anniversary of National Geographic Photography and the Power of Photography exhibition at the Annenburg Space in Los Angeles, California.

In 2014 Rowe was honored for his Humanitarian work in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley by The Explorers Club with the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award.

In 2016, Rowe returned to Cuba and was invited to photograph the National Ballet and Prima Ballerina, Viegnsay Valdès.

Rowe also photographed the Rolling Stones, Havana Moon concert March 2016. He is a guest lecturer and Honorary Professor for audio visual arts at ISA, The Fine Arts University in Havana.

Rowe lives in California and continues to visit Cuba photographing the people and culture.