Jenny Riffle was born in Washington state in 1979; she holds a BA in photography from Bard College, and an MFA in Photo, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. Riffle’s photographs have been exhibited internationally and featured in numerous publications worldwide including Photo District News (PDN), The Independent, Zeit Campus, and Yen Magazine; her monograph Scavenger: Adventures in Treasure Hunting was published by Zatara Press in 2015. Riffle has received several awards including FotoFilmic’s Buschlen Mowatt Nichol Foundation Award in 2016, The Pilkington Prize in 2015, PDN’s 30 in 2014 and the Aaron Siskind Foundation grant in 2013. Riffle lives in Seattle where in addition to her art practice she teaches at Photographic Center Northwest and shoots editorial assignments for The New York Times, The Guardian, Telegraph Magazine, Glamour Magazine, and NPR, among others.
Riffle is self-represented and welcomes inquiries about print sales, exhibition and shooting assignments.