Jasmine Clark

Jasmine is a documentary photographer, teaching artist, and an adjunct photography professor based in Chicago, IL. Her large-scale color film photographs probe how American patriotic identity manifests when its symbols are conflated with complex and polarizing issues.


  • Columbia College Chicago – M.F.A.
  • California State University-Long Beach – B.F.A.


Darkroom and digital photography, print media, bookmaking

Areas of focus:

Documentary photography



Exhibition highlights:

  • “Eyes on Main Street,” Wilson, NC – 2018
  • “VIRTUE OF THE VICIOUS,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL – 2017
  • “On Freedom,” 2017 Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY – 2017
  • “On Democracy,” Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR – 2016

Other interests and inspirations:

Bookmaking and print media, Alec Soth, Zanele Muholi, An-My Le, Joel Sternfeld

Publication highlights:

  • “Year of Public Art,” Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago, IL – 2015
  • “I Remember: Chicago Veterans of War,” pub. Big Shoulder Books, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Jasmine’s teaching style:

She believes in creating an environment that focuses on individualization. Every student is unique, and you cannot expect the same work or thoughts from everyone.

Jasmine loves EAC because . . .

She enjoys working with motivated students and is excited to further develop the darkroom photography facilities and students’ skill sets.

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