Ellen Jacob is a a visual artist/photographer and educator whose work focuses on social justice. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including the FIF International Festival of Photography in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and the 5th Biennial in Barcelona, Spain, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art and SITE: Brooklyn. She is a recipient of a Ford Foundation Grant, and has performed work under grants from the Knight, Kresge and Google Foundations. She is a Josephine Herrick teaching photographer and a member of Soho Photo Gallery in New York City. She holds a BFA with honors from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.