Jenn Ackerman is a Minneapolis-based photographed specializing in reportage, travel and portraiture photography.
Originally from the East coast, Jenn moved to the Minnesota and quickly fell in love with the quirkiness of the Midwest. Known for her ability to get access to people and places, she focuses on showing life beyond the surface.
2018 American Photography 34
2017 American Photography 33
2017 Communication Arts Photography Annual
2016 American Photography 32
2015 Communication Arts Photography Annual
2015 American Photography 31
2015 PDN Photography Annual
2015 Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant Recipient
2014 Communication Arts Photography Annual
2014 American Photography 30 Book Selection
2013 Alexia Foundation Award Finalist
2013 Documentary Project Fund Recipient
2013 Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant Recipient
2012 McKnight Fellow
2012 NPPA Short Grant Winner
2012 PDN’s 30
2012 Best of ASMP
2012 Magenta’s Flash Forward Winner
2011 CENTER Project Competition: Honorable Mention
2010 Magnum Expression Award: Finalist
2010 Anthropographia: Honorable Mention for Competition for Human Rights
2009 Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top 50
2009 Emmy Awards: Won for Trapped
2009 Inge Morath Award: Runner Up
2009 Emerging Photographers Fund: Finalist
2009 Communication Arts Photography Annual
2009 Webby Awards: Official Honoree for Documentary: Individual Episode
2009 Best of Photojournalism Awards: 1st Place - Non-Traditional Photojournalism Publishing
2009 Best of Photojournalism Awards: 1st Place - Documentary Video
2009 Photographers Giving Back Photo Award: Recognized in Portrait of the Year category
2009 First Book Prize in Photography: Finalist for the Honickman Book Prize
2009 Anthropographia: Nominated for The Photojournalism Competition for Human Rights
AARP The Magazine
Delta Sky Magazine
ESPN The Magazine
Field & Stream
Food & Wine
Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
National Geographic Traveler
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
The Washington Post
Travel & Leisure
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