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Jennifer Garza-Cuen is an artist concerned with the complex weave of social structures, with groups and sub-groups and our continued impulse to categorize and define. As a former expatriate American, Garza-Cuen is primarily interested in American themes: American mythology, empire, society, regions, sub-cultures a… Read More
Jennifer Garza-Cuen is an artist concerned with the complex weave of social structures, with groups and sub-groups and our continued impulse to categorize and define. As a former expatriate American, Garza-Cuen is primarily interested in American themes: American mythology, empire, society, regions, sub-cultures and their norms and customs as well as ideas of 'American-ness' as it affects her own, continuing, self-defining process.

Working in a constructed-documentary style she explores ideas of cinematic memory and cultural inheritance. Read Less
  • Assistant Professor of Art (Photography)
    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi — Corpus Christi, TX, USA
  • Instructor, Tutor, Editor, Workshop Leader, Gallery Director and Photographer
    Rhode Island School Of Design — Providence, RI, USA
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Jennifer Garza-Cuen is a photographer from the Pacific Northwest. Currently Assistant Professor of Art at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, she received her MFA in photography and MA in the History of Art and Visual Culture from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. Her BA in comparative literature was com… Read More
Jennifer Garza-Cuen is a photographer from the Pacific Northwest. Currently Assistant Professor of Art at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, she received her MFA in photography and MA in the History of Art and Visual Culture from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. Her BA in comparative literature was completed at the American University in Cairo. During both years of her attendance at RISD, she received the RISD GS competitive grant. She was also awarded the Daniel Clarke Johnson, Henry Wolf, and Patricia Smith Scholarships. Additionally, she has received fellowships to attend residencies at Light Work, The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Ucross, Oxbow, Hambidge, Brush Creek, and the Vermont Studio Center. Her work has been exhibited internationally and published in contemporary photography journals such as Musée, Blink, The Photo Review, and Conveyor Magazine as well as on-line journals such as Conscientious, Feature Shoot, Aint-Bad, Fubiz, iGNANT, Dazed, and Juxtapoz. Read Less
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