Jennifer Karady holds a B.A from Brown University and a M.F.A from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She is well-known for her project “Soldiers’ Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan,” where she worked with American veterans for eight years to create narrative photographs that depicted the soldiers’ individual stories. Other work has been about recreating memories from her childhood, and capturing the stories of people and their pets.
Karady’s work has been exhibited across the US in galleries and museums including: Palm Springs Art Museum, CEPA Gallery, MYhren Gallery, Woman Made Gallery, and Berman Museum of Art. Her work has been collected by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Albright Knox, and Palm Springs Art Museum. Karady has received grants and fellowships from Puffin Foundation, NYFA, Yaddo Colony, Compton Foundation, Getty images and many more.
Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Village Voice, New York Magazine, The Tribeca Trib, Art Practical, Frieze, TIME LightBox, Huffington Post, and Photo Journal: Wall Street Journal.
She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.