Associate Curator & Exhibitions Coordinator
FotoFest, Houston, TX, USA
Jennifer Ward has coordinated FotoFest’s year-round exhibition programs and FotoFest’s Biennial Exhibitions since 2003. She is FotoFest’s principal liaison with over 110 Participating Spaces in the FotoFest Biennials. In 2004, she began curating by co-producing and co-conceiving, with Wendy Watriss, the first exhibition of FotoFest’s ongoing Talent in Texas series with the exhibition Home and Garden. In 2006, Ms. Ward was the lead curator for Native Sons, the second Talent in Texas exhibition. In 2013, she conceived and curated the acclaimed exhibit Crónicas.
Ms. Ward has reviewed artists’ portfolios as an invited reviewer at the Houston Center for Photography; Photolucida, Portland, Oregon; Critical Mass; Mois de la Photo, Montreal, Quebec; PhotoNola, New Orleans, Lousiana; and Mesiac Fotografie, Bratislava, Slovakia.
Ms. Ward is open to reviewing all work, and is specifically looking for work dealing with social issues (the environment, energy, the origin of food, etc.)