bio for jennifer moller
Born in Hartford Connecticut, Jennifer Moller received her MFA in Studio Arts in 2003, and she received a BA from the University of Connecticut in 1981, in Latin American Studies. She worked as a professional photographer in Santa Fe, New Mexico from 1989 until 2000. She is currently in Massachusetts, where she has continued making artwork, exhibiting, and teaching art since 2003. Her client list includes, MS Magazine, Mothering Magazine, Outside Magazine, The Santa Fean Magazine, and The Santa Fe Reporter, along with many individual clients. John Waters hired her in 2009, and 2011 to assist him in he making of his conceptually driven photographic self-portraits. In addition to photography she also works in video, animation and sequential drawing.
Jennifer Moller’s arts career has been twofold, working for over a decade as a commercial photographer in New Mexico and then working for over a decade as an arts educator. She has taught at several schools including: the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, New England School of Photography, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and Northern Essex Community College. In 2010, she was selected to be a visiting artist and to teach at the Institute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe for one-year in their New Media Department. She continues to teach and create content for free-lance clients using skills in photography, animation, and video arts; in addition she has an ongoing drawing practice. Moller has won several awards and her video installation work titled “seas” is in the private collection of the Hood Museum at Dartmouth College, Massachusetts.
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