Jennifer Garza-Cuen is a photographer from the Pacific Northwest. She received her MFA in photography and MA in the History of Art and Visual Culture from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her BA in comparative literature was completed at the American University in Cairo. During both years of her attendance at RISD, she received the prestigious RISD GS competitive grant. She was also awarded the Daniel Clarke Johnson, the Henry Wolf, and the Patricia Smith Scholarships. Additionally, she has received fellowships to attended residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Oxbow, Brush Creek, and Hambidge. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and published in contemporary photography journals such as Blink, The Photo Review, and Conveyor Magazine, as well as on-line journals such as Conscientious, Aint-Bad Magazine, Positive Magazine, Feature Shoot, Dazed, and Juxtapoz. Working in a constructed-documentary style, Garza-Cuen explores ideas of place, cultural memory, and inheritance.