Jenna Edwards graduated from Ryerson University with a BFA in Photography and was presented with the Best Graduating Student award at Ryerson’s annual Maximum Exposure exhibition.
Since graduating she has traveled to Paris for a photographic conservation and collections management workshop, received the Best Photography award at the 2007 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, and been chosen for Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2007 and upcoming 2008 publications. Most recently, her solo exhibition of the Accumulated Histories: Collections of Family Photographs series at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre was selected as a CONTACT Photography Festival 2008 Feature Exhibition.
In September 2008 she commences a Master of Fine Art degree at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University in Halifax.
2010 Camera Obscured, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2008 Accumulated Histories, York Quay Galleries, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
CONTACT Photography Festival 2008: Feature Exhibition
SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 Proof 18, Gallery 44: Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto (Forthcoming)
2011 Inaugural Exhibition, Meghan Fish Contemporary Art + Projects, Halifax
2010 NEW, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2009 New and/or Knot [...], MFA Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2009 In Return, Sydney College of Art Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2009 Hello, My Name Is, MFA Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2008-09 Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2008
Lennox Contemporary, Toronto; Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, NYC;
Galerie Art Mûr, Montréal; Griffin Photography Museum, Boston
2008 Best of 2007: Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, FCP Gallery, Toronto
2007 Photographing the Photograph (Two-person), Pikto Gallery, Toronto
2007 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
2007 Exordium, Visual Arts Ontario Gallery, Toronto
2007 Contructed Image, Toronto Image Works Gallery, Toronto
CONTACT Photography Festival 2007
2007 Constructed Spaces (Two-person), School of Image Arts Gallery, Toronto
2006 photo: Emerging Female Photographers, XPACE Gallery, Toronto