Jen Kiaba - CV

CONTACT
www.jenkiabaphotography.com
Jennifer@jenkiabaphotography.com


EDUCATION
2011 BA, Art History, Bard College

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2014 - Present, Digital Photography Instructor, Mill Street Loft, Poughkeepsie NY
2013, Photography, SUNY Ulster Continuing Education; Kingston, NY
2011, Graphic Design Guest Lecturer, SUNY New Paltz; New Paltz, NY


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Burdens of a White Dress (Solo Exhibition), LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR


JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Featured Artist, Plates to Pixels

Through the Professionals’ Lens,Mill Street Loft Faculty Exhibit, Mill Street Loft, Poughkeepsie, NY.
PHOTOgraphy, RCHAN Gallery, Red Hook, NY. Juror: Ariel Shanberg. (First Place)

2014
Show & Tell, Mill Street Loft Faculty Exhibit, Mill Street Loft, Poughkeepsie, NY.
PHOTOgraphy, RCHAN Gallery, Red Hook, NY. Juror: Susan Spiritus.
Self Portraits/Selfies, LENSCRATCH.
Forgotten, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX. Juror: Blue Mitchell.
Dreams, Fantasies, and Illusions, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Jurors: Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick.

Fade Into You, Twilight Gallery, Seattle, WA.

2013
Lenzless, Plates to Pixels. Juror: Zeb Andrews. (Juror’s Honorable Mention).
Demons and Monsters, 1 Lb. Gallery, Winchester, VA. Juror: Lauralyn Brickhouse. (Juror’s Award)
Curiouser and Curiouser, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Juror: Blue Mitchell.
Mobile Magic, LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR. Juror: Aline Smithson. 
In Bloom, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct, VT. Jurors: Kristen and Mark Sink.
Seasons, New York Center for Photographic Art & Gallery 69. Juror: Doug Beasley. (Juror’s Honorable Mention).

2012
Enchantment, Plates to Pixels. Juror: Blue Mitchell.
Portals, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX. Juror: Jeffrey Becomb.
Still Life: The Art of Arrangement, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA. Juror: Jason Landry.
PHOTOgraphy, RCHAN Gallery, Red Hook, NY. Juror: Henry Horenstein.
Both Sides of the Lens: Self-portraiture, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA. Juror: Russell Joslin.
In Your Dreams, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Juror: Susan Burnstine.

PUBLICATIONS
Issue 4, Adore Chroma Magazine.
4th Annual Favorite of 2012 Photo Exhibition, Lenscratch.
Issue 52, F Stop Magazine.
Volume 2, Issue 1, Hey Day Magazine.
Fall 2010, Volume 09, Vain Magazine.

SELECTED WRITINGS
"Ruben Brulat: On a Human Scale." Don't Take Pictures Magazine, Issue 4, Spring 2015.
"What Your Fear Can Tell You About Your Art." The Huffington Post, Aug. 2014
"Francesco Mastalia: Exposing the ORGANIC Landscape" Hudson Valley Mercantile. Apr. 2014.
"Illuminations: A Conversation with Photographer Juliet Harrison" Hudson Valley Mercantile. Aug. 2011.

AWARDS

2015
Critical Mass, Finalist, Portland, OR


2014 
Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Fine Art Category Winner