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Jessica Ingram

Published September 22, 2018

Associate Professor
Department of Art
Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Office: FAB412


Jessica Ingram works with multi-media and archive to explore the ethos of communities, and notions of progress and resistance in American culture. Raised in Tennessee, she received her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and MFA from California College of the Arts. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Oxford American, Vice, Wired Magazine, NPR, and as an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival. Ingram’s book Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial (UNC Press 2020) was shortlisted for the Paris Photo Aperture Foundation Book Prize and was named a New York Times Best Art Book of 2020.


  • MFA California College of the Arts
  • BFA New York University

Research & Teaching Areas of Interests & Expertise

  • Photography
  • Graduate Fine Arts
  • American South
  • Civil Rights
  • Equity

Select Scholarly & Creative Works (Top 5)

  • Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial (UNC Press, 2020)