Jenny Riffle

b. 1979




2011 M.F.A. Photo, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, NY

2001 B.A. Photography Bard College, NY


Solo Exhibitions


2015 Scavenger: Adventures in Treasure Hunting, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

2014 Scavenger: Adventures in Treasure Hunting, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

Scavenger: Adventures in Treasure Hunting, RayKo Center for Photography, San Francisco, CA

2013 Scavenger: Adventures in Treasure Hunting, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR


Selected Group Exhibitions


2017 FOTOFILMIC ‘16, Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver BC / Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia

Notions of Home, Photo Center NW, Seattle WA

2016 FOTOFILMIC ‘16, dnj Gallery, Los Angeles CA

MIXT No. 2: Timorous Beasties, studio e, Seattle WA

2015 Emerging, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA

Picture Society, Space Gallery, Denver, CO

PCNW Presents, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle WA

2014 Jenny Riffle and Larry Larson, Centennial Center Gallery, Kent, WA

2013 Photo Center NW 20th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition Preview: NW Focus, Photo Center NW, Seattle WA

Someone I Know, online exhibition, curated by Stuart Pilkington

Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, OR, juried selection 2013

Re:Vision, Photo Center Northwest Faculty Exhibition, Seattle WA

2012 Elles: SAM Gallery, Featuring Northwest Women Artists, SAM Gallery, Seattle WA

Your Witness, South Seattle Community College Gallery, Seattle WA

Photolust 2012 Preview, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle WA

Slideluck Potshow Seattle IX, Voda Studios, Seattle WA

Dialogue, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland OR, Juror: Laura Moya, Executive Director at Photolucida

Push, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle WA

PhotoPlace Open, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, Juror: Kyohei Abe, Director, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography

2011 Social Realms, School of Visual Arts, 209 Gallery, NYC

The Chain, online exhibition, curated by Stuart Pilkington

SVA Photo, Video and Related Media Thesis Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, NYC

2009 ISO PCNW, Ouch My Eye, Seattle, WA

2008 Northwest Photographers, Plasteel Frames, Seattle, WA

Collectible, Wall Space, Seattle, WA

What's Not to Love? Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

2007 The Space In Between, The Globe Cafe, Seattle, WA

Tiger in a Tropical Storm, Riviera Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Show Us Your Best Shot, Benham Gallery, Seattle WA

2006 Group Show No.7, online exhibition, Humble Arts Foundation, NY

2004 Modern Daguerreotypes, The Daguerreian Society Symposium, The George Eastman House, Rochester NY

2002 Ladyfest Los Angeles Art Exhibition, Los Angeles CA

2001 I Refuse To Let You Go, Woods Studio, Bard College Thesis Exhibition, NY




2016 FotoFilmic’s Buschlen Mowatt Nichol Foundation Award

2015 The Pilkington Prize 100 Mile Radius Winner

2014 PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

2013 Aaron Siskind Individual Photographer’s Fellowship

Grand Prize, PWP's 38th Anniversary International Women's Call for Entry, juror Christina Owen

Finalist, CCNY 2013 Annual Juried Competition

2012 Juror's Award, Newspace Center for Photography 8th Annual Juried Exhibition




2017 Faculty, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle WA (2011- 2017)

Sacramento State, Artist Lecture

Photo Center NW, Lecture/Conversation with Molly Landreth

2015 Art Institute of Seattle, Artist Lecture

Seattle Pacific University, Artist Lecture

2014 Center for Fine Art Photography, Artist Panel

2013 Newspace Center for Photography, Artist Lecture

University of Washington, Artist Lecture, Photography Department

Photo Center Northwest, Artist Lecture

“My Favorite Things Tour” at Seattle Art Museum