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:
- “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
- “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.