Selected Exhibitions

2019

  • Galerie Confluence, Nantes, France, The Other Woman

2018

  • The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018 at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. One of 3 invited artists.

  • The National Portrait Gallery, The Smithsonian, The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

2017-16

  • The National Portrait Gallery, The Smithsonian, The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

  • The McNay Art Museum Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography (catalog)

  • Galerie Confluence, Nantes, France The Home Stage (solo)

2015

  • The Print Center, Philadelphia The Home Stage, (solo)

  • Galerie Confluence, Nantes, France The Home Stage, (solo)

2014

  • The Portland Art Museum Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 40

  • Haverford College The Female Gaze: A Survey of Photographs by Women from the 19th to the 21st Centuries

  • Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY The Home Stage (solo)

2013

  • The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film The Gender Show

2012

  • Galerie Confluence, Nantes, France Interior Exposure (solo)

  • Gallery 339, Philadelphia More Photos About Buildings and Food

  • Philadelphia Photographic Arts Center 3rd Annual Photography Exhibition First Prize winner. Jurors: Kathy Ryan (NYT Mag) & Natasha Egan (Museum of Contemporary Photography)

2011

  • New Orleans Museum of Art The Art of Caring. Two year national tour with accompanying book. Curated by Dr. Cynthia Goodman.

  • Australian Centre for Photography Installation, Sydney, Australia100 Portraits

2010

  • Corcoran Gallery of Art 100 Portraits curated by Flak Photo’s Andy Adams

  • Photographic Center North West, Portland, OR. Photolucida’s Critical Mass 2009 Top Finalists Maine Media Workshops Arnold Newman and his Legacy

2009

  • The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography a traveling exhibition

  • The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & FilmWhat We’re Collecting Now: The Family Photographed

  • Gallery 339, Philadelphia Personal Views

  • Pilner International Photography Awards Competition International tour. Best in Show. curated by Bill Hunt from among NY Photo Festival winners

2008

  • Cohen Amador Gallery, New York, NY Interior Exposure (solo)

  • The Museum of Art, Ball State University Conversation Piece, (catalog), (solo)

2007

  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Photo Forum

  • The Cooper Union Indwelling juried by Joyce Tenneson

  • Center for Performing Arts, Houston,Generations of Caring curated by Anne Tucker

2006

  • The Hunderdon Museum of Art Risky Business

  • Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle Portraits from Private Spaces (solo)

  • Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, Group Portrait

2005

  • Cohen Amador Gallery, New York, NY Inaugural Exhibition of Gallery Artists

  • Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Several Artists Consider Books

  • Notre Dame University Jessica Todd Harper, (solo)

  • The Silver Eye Center For Photography Fellowship

2004

  • The Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, The Woodmere Triennial (catalog)

  • The Silver Eye Center For Photography Fellowship

2003

  • Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA Portraits from Private Spaces (solo)

  • The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts The 2003 Biennial (catalog)

  • The Silver Eye Center For Photography Fellowship

2002

  • Blue Sky Gallery- Portland, OR, David Hilliard and Jessica Todd Harper, (catalog)

  • The Hartnett Gallery- The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY Legacy (solo)

  • Houston Center for Photography- Houston, TX Scenes from a Marriage Diary

  • Allentown Art Museum- Allentown, PA Scenes from a Marriage Diary (catalog) (solo)

  • The Silver Eye Center For Photography Fellowship

2001

  • The Silver Eye Center For Photography Fellowship

  • Rochester Institute of Technology MFA Thesis Show- Legacy (solo)

Selected Awards

  • Prix de la Photographie- Silver Medalist- 2015

  • Society of Publication Designers 45th Annual Print Awards Silver Medalist- 2010

  • PA Council on the Arts Fellowship- 2009

  • PDN winner for Best Book for Interior Exposure (Damiani Editore)- 2009

  • Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top Finalist- 2009

  • First Place Lucie Award, for Interior Exposure (Damiani Editore) - 2008

  • New York Photo Festival Award Winner: “Best Fine Art Photograph” - 2008

  • New York Photo Festival Finalist for “Best Book” for Interior Exposure (Damiani Editore)- 2008

  • Oprah Magazine’s Recommended Books of 2008, Interior Exposure (Damiani Editore)

  • AP (American Photography) winner for best of published photography- 2007

  • Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top Finalist- 2006

  • “PDN’s 30: Our Choice of Photographers to Watch”-2005

  • Santa Fe Prize “Juror’s Choice” winner, (Juror: Susan Smith, National Geographic)

  • Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top Finalist

  • Houston Center for Photography Fellowship- 2002

  • First Prize Merit Scholarship, R.I.T. Graduate Program-2000

Invited Lectures

  • Galerie Confluence, Nantes, France, 2012

  • Princeton University- Interior Exposure, 2009

  • Society of Photographic Education-National Conference, Dallas, TX, Interior Exposure, 2009

  • Google Headquarters, Palo Alto, CA, Author Talks Series, Interior Exposure, 2008

  • Aperture Gallery, “Aperture Talks”, NYC, Interior Exposure, 2008

  • Meredith College, Raleigh, NC, Jessica Todd Harper, 2007

  • International Center for Photography, NYC, Jessica Todd Harper, 2006

  • Society of Photographic Education, National Conference, Austin, TX, Legacy, 2003

  • Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA, Portraits from Private Spaces, 2003

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Portraits from Private Spaces, 2003

  • University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Legacy, 2002

  • Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA, Scenes from a Marriage Diary, 2001

Collections

  • The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film - Rochester, NY

  • The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX

  • The Allentown Art Museum - Allentown, PA

  • Haverford College- Haverford PA

  • Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, private collection - Philadelphia, PA

  • The Wallace Library - Rochester, NY

  • The Photographic Center Northwest – Seattle, WA

  • The International Center for Photography, New York

  • Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Teaching Experience

  • Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art: 2004-2012

  • International Center for Photography, New York, NY, Faculty: Fall 2007

  • Haverford College, Haverford, PA, Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Art: 2003-2004

Education

  • Rochester Institute of Technology, MFA in Photography 2001

  • Bryn Mawr College, BA, cum laude, in Art History 1997

  • Ecole Nationale des Arts Decoratifs, (coursework in art history and fine art), Paris, France 1996

  • Larry Fink Studio- Martins Creek, PA: Assistant and Studio Manager 1997- 1999

Selected Bibliography

2014

  • The Home Stage Damiani Editore

  • Alain de Botton and John Armstrong, Art as Therapy: The True Purpose of Art, Phaidon.

2012

  • Alain de Botton, How to Think More About Sex, Macmillan.

2011

  • Die Zeit Literatur Magazine, October 6, 2011

  • Nido Magazine (Germany), April issue

  • Exploring Color Photography Fifth Edition: From Film to Pixels, Robert Hirsch. Focal Press

2010

  • New York Magazine, July 2010 “All Joy, No Fun” (cover story)

2009

  • Photo District News (May, The Photo Annual), “Best Photography Books”

  • Adbusters, October 2009

  • Real Simple, November 2009

  • The New York Photo Awards 2008 Annual, the winners of The New York Photo Awards.

  • O, The Oprah Magazine, (March) “The Gift”, p. 197-201.

  • O, The Oprah Magazine, (January) The Reading Room

  • The Art of Caring:A Look At Life Through Photography. Cynthia Goodman. Ruder-Finn Press

2008

  • Photo District News (November), “Best Photography Books of 2008”, review by Reuel Golden

  • Interior Exposure, Damiani Editore. Foreword by Larry Fink, Interview by Sarah Anne McNear

  • Newsweek, “Women & Leadership”, p.54-71. October 13.

  • The New Yorker, “Galleries: Uptown”, by Vince Aletti, May 12

  • O, The Oprah Magazine, review of Interior Exposure by Francine Prose, 8/08

  • Newsweek, “Gourmets Go Underground”, by Gina Pace. June 9.

2007

  • Light and Lens, Photography in the Digital Age, Focal Press. Edited by Robert Hirsch, 2007. Contributing artist.

  • Newsweek, Jogging Your Memory, December 10, p.68

  • O, The Oprah Magazine, September, Connections, p.281

  • O, The Oprah Magazine, August, The Reading Room, p.154

2006

  • Fotografia Magazine, August 22 issue cover story, by Ireneusz Zjezdzalka

  • Shots Magazine #91 (Spring, 2006), p. 27

  • Art News, Altered States, by Richard B. Woodward, March, p. 108

  • Photo District News (February) The 50 States Issue, Pennsylvania, p.52

2005

  • Photo District News (March) Our Choice Of Emerging Photographers to Watch: PDN’s 30

  • Photo District News (March) End Frame: Art Appreciation

2004

  • Exploring Color Photography, Forth Edition, McGraw-Hill. Edited by Robert Hirsch, 2004. Contributing Artist.

  • Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Jessica Todd Harper:Familien – Fest im Fokus, by Husch Josten. Easter Sunday (4/11), p.59.

  • Camera Austria No. 85, FORUM section. March 2004.

2002

  • The Portland Mercury, First Thursday Preview, by Karrin Ellertson. Vol 2 No. 47 (5/8)

  • The Sunday Oregonian, Our Picks of the Week for May 26- June 1, 2002, by Stan Hall. (5/26)

  • Blue Sky #35 - Published by Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, 2002.

  • Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Ideas,Materials, & Processes, (2nd ed) Focal Press. Edited by Robert Hirsch, 2001. Contributing artist.

Selected Online Publications

Commercial Representation:

  • Ashley Kilinger, New York, NY

Gallery Representation:

  • Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY

  • Galerie Confluence, Nantes, France