Rachel Jump is a fine art photographer living in the Chicago area. Her black and white images explore ideas of home, belonging, memory, and absence, and have been exhibited throughout the United States. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA PH’14), and received the Harry Koorejian Memorial Scholarship and the Haining Family Scholarship.
Her photographs are a part of the RISD Museum Special Collections, where she was also a visiting artist in conjunction with the exhibition, America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now. Rachel is represented by Alibi Fine Art in Chicago, Illinois, which held her first major solo exhibition in November 2015. Her work has also been featured in various publications, including LENSCRATCH, The Ones We Love, FotoFilmic, and Light Leaked.
She has taught at the Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts and Maine Media Workshops+ College, and previously worked as a studio assistant for the photographer, Arno Rafael Minkkinen. Rachel is currently working as a Tourism Marketing Assistant at the Art Institute of Chicago, and an editor for Aint-Bad Magazine.