Rachel Jump (b. 1991, Chicago, Illinois) is a fine art photographer living in Chicago, Illinois. Her black and white images explore ideas of home, belonging, memory, and absence, and have been exhibited throughout the United States. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA PH’14), where she received the Harry Koorejian Memorial Scholarship and the Haining Family Scholarship. Her photographs are a part of the RISD Museum Special Collections, where she was also a visiting artist in conjunction with the exhibition, America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now. Rachel is represented by Alibi Fine Art in Chicago, Illinois, which held her first major solo exhibition in November 2015. Her work has also been featured in various publications, including LENSCRATCH, Feature Shoot, The Ones We Love, LDOC, and Papersafe. She made her curatorial debut at Filter Photo with Aint-Bad Metropolis: Chicago, which was a group exhibition that highlighted a selection of artists making photographs in the Chicago area. Rachel is currently working as the Communications Coordinator for Mana Contemporary Chicago and is an editor for Aint-Bad. She will be a FIELD/WORK artist-in-residence at the Chicago Artists Coalition from October 2016 – April 2017.
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