Jennifer Murray

Instructor, and Reviewer

Jennifer Murray is an artist, educator, and curator based in Chicago. She is the executive director of Filter Photo, a nonprofit festival, exhibition, and educational space. Her research and professional practice spans photography-based visual projects and curatorial projects. Her visual work utilizes both original images and photographic archives as she examines the cultural relationships and histories of objects. Recent curatorial projects include Furtive at the Chicago Cultural Center.  Murray is a frequent curator, portfolio reviewer, and juror at photography events across the US including Photolucida’s Critical Mass, LensCulture, FotoFest, SPE, and Filter Photo.  She received an MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago.  She teaches at Loyola University Chicago and is an independent artists’ consultant.