Jennifer Garza-Cuen is an artist from the Pacific Northwest and Associate Professor of Photography in the Department of Art + Design at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She received her MFA in photography and MA in the History of Art and Visual Culture with honors from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her BA summa cum laude in comparative literature was completed at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Garza-Cuen is the recipient of numerous awards including: the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship for Photography, Photo Lucida’s Robert Rauschenberg Residency Award, Light Work A-I-R, and the British Journal of Photography & 1854 Media’s Female in Focus Award. She has received fellowships to attend residencies at the Arctic Circle, Ucross, Oxbow, Hambidge, Brush Creek, and the Vermont Studio Center. Public collections include: the RISD Museum, MOMA, Light Work, the Do Good Fund, the New Mexico History Museum and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been exhibited internationally and published in contemporary photographic journals such as Dear Dave, Contact Sheet, Musée, Papiers Paris, Blink, PDN, NR Magazine UK, Der Greif Germany, The Photo Review, and Conveyor as well as on-line journals such as: i-D, Feature Shoot, Aint-Bad, Fubiz, iGNANT, Dazed, and Juxtapoz. Garza-Cuen’s monograph, Past Paper // Present Marks: Responding to Rauschenberg, in collaboration with Odette England was published by Radius Books 2021 and received a Rauschenberg Foundation Publication Grant. She is the Editor of These Americans published by Schilt 2023.