Tintype Portrait by Asa Gilmore, 2016

Tintype Portrait by Asa Gilmore, 2016

Jennifer Garza-Cuen is a photographer from the Pacific Northwest. Currently Assistant Professor of Photography in the Department of Art+Design at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, she received her MFA in photography and MA in the History of Art and Visual Culture from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. Her BA in comparative literature was completed at the American University in Cairo. During both years of her attendance at RISD, she received the RISD-GS competitive grant. She was also awarded the Daniel Clarke Johnson, Henry Wolf, and Patricia Smith Scholarships as well as the Dean of Graduate Studies and Photography Department Fellowships. Additionally, she has received fellowships to attend residencies at The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Light Work, Ucross, Oxbow, Hambidge, Brush Creek, and the Vermont Studio Center. Public collections include Light Work, The Do Good Fund, the New Mexico History Museum and The Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and published in contemporary photographic journals such as Dear Dave, Contact Sheet, Musée, Blink, PDN, Der Greif, The Photo Review, and Conveyor as well as on-line journals such as i-D, Feature Shoot, Aint-Bad, Fubiz, iGNANT, Dazed, and Juxtapoz.


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Links to recent Exhibitions, Publications, Interviews  & Collections

United States

Oxford American
Eyes on the South
Littlerock, AR

Juxtapoz Magazine
San Francisco, CA

Musée Magazine
Place Issue
New York, NY

Aint-Bad Magazine
Savannah, GA




Light Work
Syracuse, New York

Do Good Fund
Columbus, Georgia 

New Mexico Museum of Art
Santa Fe, New Mexico

RISD Special Collection
Providence, Rhode Island

Europe & Asia

Dazed Magazine
Ten Photographers you should know, London, UK

i-D Magazine (Vice)
Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

Paris, France

il Post Foto
Milan, Italy

Madrid, Spain

C 41 Magazine
Milan, Italy



Der Grief
Jubilee Issue 10
Augsburg, Germany

Krakow, Poland

Frill Magazine
Warsaw, Poland


Issue #5
Seoul, South Korea