About

Jesse Egner is an artist and photographer from Lancaster, Pennsylvania now residing in Brooklyn, New York. He holds a BA from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and is currently an MFA Photography student at Parsons School of Design. 

With a background and interest in Sociology, his work primarily explores social phenomenon that tend to be overlooked or underappreciated.

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EDUCATION 

M.F.A., Photography (in progress), Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 2020 (expected)

B.A., Art, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA, 2016 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Emerging Artist in Residence, Department of Art and Design, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2018

Teaching Assistant, Department of Art and Design, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Digital Photography I, 2016 

Photography Studio Technician, Department of Art and Design, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2016

Intern Photographer and Videographer, Millersville College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2016. 

PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHY

College Finalist - Best of College & High School Photography 2016, p. 146, Photographer’s Forum

300 Block “Look Book,” (advertising booklet for the 300 Block central shopping district of Lancaster City, Pennsylvania), 2016. 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS AND PORTFOLIO REVIEWS 

Lancaster Summer Arts Festival: Expanded Visions, Ware Center, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA, 2018

Identity Spectrum, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, 2018 

Lancaster Summer Arts Festival: Expanded Visions, Ware Center, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA, 2017 

Lancaster Summer Arts Festival: Expanded Visions, Ware Center, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA, 2016

Student Exhibition, Sykes Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA, 2016

Lancaster Summer Arts Festival: Expanded Visions, Ware Center, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA, 2015

Student Exhibition, Sykes Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA, 2015

Lancaster Summer Arts Festival: Expanded Visions, Ware Center, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA, 2014

Portfolio Review with Larry Fink, Millersville University, 2014 

Student Exhibition, Sykes Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA, 2014

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Hand + Eye Nontraditional Photography Exhibition, Isadore Gallery, Lancaster, PA, 2014

HONORS AND AWARDS

College Finalist - Color, Best of College & High School Photography 2016, p. 146, Photographer’s Forum

COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE

Photographer, The PA Media Group (PennLive & The Patriot News), 2015 - 2018

Official Photographer, Lancaster’s Economic Action for Downtown’s Success (LEADS), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 2014 - 2017

CONFERENCES AND PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS 

Society for Photographic Education, Mid-Atlantic Chapter Conference, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, November 2014 (Keynote Speaker: Latoya Ruby Frazier) 



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