“I am always open to discussions about editing and sequencing to create a stronger, cohesive body of work and can provide valuable insight about the exhibition process and best practices for creating strong exhibition proposals.”
Jennifer Murray is the executive director of Filter Photo, where she directs the planning of Filter Photo Festival as well as programming at Filter Space gallery.
Filter Photo is a non-profit organization supporting emerging and professional artists working with photography. Filter organizes the annual multi-day Filter Photo Festival in Chicago each fall as well as programming year-round at Filter Space which hosts social, educational, and professional development activities, including exhibitions, workshops, and lectures.
Murray is a founding member of the curatorial collective The Exhibition Project which curates photography related exhibitions engaging new audiences with emerging artists. She is Instructor of Photography at Loyola University Chicago and an independent artists’ consultant and mentor working with artists on project development and exhibition preparation.
Murray is a frequent portfolio reviewer and juror at photography events across the US, including FotoFest, Photolucida’s Critical Mass, Society for Photographic Education, and Filter Photo. She received an MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2002.