Jennifer Colten


Jennifer Colten’s work focuses on ambiguous landscapes and histories of cultural and geographic space. Her photographic practice commits to an exploration of sites at the margins the urban environment addressing social, cultural and environmental implications of land use.

Colten has received funding from the Mid-America Arts Alliance, the Ferguson Academic Seed Fund, and grants from Regional Arts Commission in St Louis. Colten’s photographs have been collected Nationally and Internationally. Selections include:

The Denver Art Museum
Kunst Haus Wein Museum Hundertwasser
The Museum für Fotographie, Braunschweig, Germany
Special Collections Olin Library Washington University
Missouri History Museum
Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Colombia
Museo de Antioquia, and Bellas Artes Institute, Medellin, Colombia
Centro Colombo Americano Institutions in Medellin and in Periera Colombia

Jennifer currently teaches photography at Washington University in St Louis.