Jennifer Karady is an award-winning, Brooklyn-based artist who works primarily in photography, film, and video and sound installation. Her acclaimed project, Soldiers’ Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan, has been exhibited widely, including at the Palm Springs Art Museum, MASS MoCA, the University of Michigan, Berman Museum of Art, Harn Museum, CEPA Gallery, SF Camerawork, and University of Denver. Her work has been featured on PBS NewsHour and National Public Radio, in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Kunstbeeld, Polka, reviewed in Frieze, and published in books such as Suffering from Realness, Art and Agenda and Bending the Frame.
Public collections include LACMA, San Francisco MOMA, The Albright Knox Gallery, Palm Springs Art Museum, Harn Museum of Art and Smith College Museum of Art. Karady’s numerous residencies and awards include the Roman J. Witt Residency at the University of Michigan, the Francis Greenburger Fellowship for Mitigating Ethnic and Religious Conflict at Art Omi, MacDowell, Yaddo, The Headlands, two grants from New York State Council for the Arts, two grants from the Compton Foundation and a Getty Creative Images Grant. Her short documentary film, Soldiers’ Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan: The Artist’s Process won the Humanitarian Award at the Fine Arts Film Festival, Honorable Mention at the International Fine Arts Film Festival and Karady was nominated for Best First-time Filmmaker at the GI Film Festival.