Jessica M. Kaufman received her BA from Yale University and her MFA from Massachusetts College of Art. She has work included in the permanent collections of The Jewish Museum in NYC, the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, and the Photography Museum of Lishui, China; and has exhibited work at the Griffin Museum of Photography (solo show), the Southeast Museum of Photography, and the Lishui Photography Festival in China (solo show).  She has also exhibited at the National Arts Club in NYC; Susan Eley Fine Art, Sasha Wolf Gallery, and Michael Mazzeo Gallery in NYC; Galerie BMG in Woodstock (solo show); Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco; The Parrish Art Museum in Southampton; universities such as Columbia, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and University of Michigan; and online journals/sites, including Unless You Will (UYW), NPR.org, and Salon.com. She is a recipient of the NYSCA Individual Artist TIER Award and a New York Department of Cultural Affairs Regrant, both administered through the Brooklyn Arts Council for her project, Seep.  Her photographs have been published in the catalogs The Art of Captivity and RSVP Arbor, as well as in Nymphoto Conversations: Volume I, and Flash Forward 2007: Emerging Photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States (and featured in both the 5th and 10th anniversary editions of Flash Forward). Kaufman is a winner of Photography Now, published in Photography Quarterly; a winner of The National Graduate Seminar Fellowship from The Photography Institute at Columbia University, and twice a Bacon Dee Grant recipient for her project, Panopticon. She currently lives and works in New York City.