Thursday Sep 20
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Learning Curve 6 Juror Remarks & Artist Talks
Thursday, September 20, 6:00-8:00pm
Join Juror, Jennifer Ward, FotoFest Exhibitions Coordinator and the Learning Curve 6 artists for a discussion on the work selected for this year's student exhibition. Learning Curve is an annual exhibition of selected work made by HCP´s students from the past year. From digital to alternative processes, the exhibition highlights the various educational programs HCP offers through its Learning Center.
Jennifer Ward has coordinated FotoFest’s year-round exhibition programs and FotoFest’s Biennial Exhibitions since 2003-2004. 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 2009, she conceived and curated the exhibit POKE! Artists and Online Social Media.
Ms. Ward organizes educational outreach and student tours for FotoFest exhibitions and coordinates collaborative programs. She coordinates the Participating Spaces sections of FotoFest’s Biennial Catalogues along with the Biennial Maps and Calendars. 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; Mesiac Fotografie, Bratislava, Slovakia; and PhotoNOLA, New Orleans.