© jennifer timmer trail, 2017

b. Ann Arbor, Michigan


2012 – MFA Photography, Hartford Art School

1998 – BA Interdisciplinary Humanities, Michigan State University


2019 – RUMORS, Small Talk Collective, Wolff Gallery, Portland, OR (group)

2018 – Heartbreak City, Small Talk Collective, Redux, Portland, OR (group)

2018 – Conversations: A Small Talk Social, DISJECTA, Portland, OR (group, pop-up)

2018 – We're Always Touching By Underground Wires, Small Talk Collective, Pushdot Studio, Portland, OR (group)

2016 – Standard Appreciation, The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria, BC (group)

2015 – Living in the CITY, Start Gallery, Detroit, MI (group)

2015 – Art Faculty Biennial, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA (group)

2013 – Curiouser: Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria, BC (group)

2013 – 10th Anniversary Exhibition, The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria, BC (group)

2012 – What Happens When You're Lost, 25 CPW, New York, NY (group)

2012 – What Happens When You're Lost, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, CT (group)

2011 – Points of Departure, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (group)

2010 – What Matters Most?, Ecoartspace at Exit Art, New York, NY (group)

2009 – Man vs. Nature, Fovea Exhibitions Projection Series, Beacon, NY (group)

2009 – Crooked Tree Arts 28th Juried Photo Exhibition, Petoskey, MI (honorable mention)

2008 – Vs., Spire Studios, Beacon, NY (group)

2007 – Halloween, Chthonic Clash, Beacon, NY (group)

2006 – Grand Opening, Cold Spring Artworks, Cold Spring, NY (3-person)

2005 – Grace Smith House Benefit, Spire Studios, Beacon, NY (group)

2005 – Darklight, Tea Lounge, Brooklyn, NY (solo)

2005 – Darklight, Chthonic Clash, Beacon, NY (solo)

2004 – Bonaire, MART, Beacon, NY (solo)

2004 – 100 x 100, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY (group)

2004 – Bulletproof, Spire Studios, Beacon, NY (group/co-curator)

2004 – New Territory, Germaine Keller Gallery, Garrison, NY (curator)

2004 – The Innocence of Ornaments, Germaine Keller Gallery, NY (group)

2003 – 100 x 100, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY (group)

2003 – The Great White Oak, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY (group)

2003 – The Innocence of Ornaments, Germaine Keller Gallery, NY (group)

1998 – Handfull, Gallery 114, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (4-person)

1998 – Undergraduate Exhibition, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI (juried)


King County Public Art Collection, Seattle, WA


Fraction Magazine, Book Feature: Small Talk Collective, June 2018

Ain't Bad Magazine, What We've Read (Small Talk Collective), May 2017

She Shoots Film, Jennifer Timmer Trail, April 2018

Ain't Bad Magazine, Jennifer Trail, January 2018

Ain't Bad Magazine, NAVA, October 2017

Fraction Magazine, Feature: Small Talk Collective, September 2017

Ain't Bad Magazine, Audio Interview: Small Talk Collective, August 2017

Don't Take Pictures, Photo of the Day, May 2017

Fraction Magazine, Issue 98, 9th Anniversary Edition, Group 2, May 2017

What Will You Remember?, The Human Landscape: Beacons of Photolucida 2017, April 2017

What Will You Remember?, Photolucida First Glance, 2017

Oranbeg Press, NET 13: The Dark is Light Enough, 2015

The Smith Blog (Smith Journal), UnEarth, Jennifer Timmer Trail, 2013

ilovethatphoto photography magazine, Interview with Jennifer Timmer Trail, 2013

Gone At Dusk, Jennifer Timmer Trail, 2011.

A Photo Student, A Little Chat with The University of Hartford Photo MFA Program, 2011

The New York Times, “Her Best Friend Was a Pig…”, Film Review, September 15, 2005, Catsoulis, Jeanette.

Pulse Magazine, September 2005.

Beacon Dispatch, “Beacon Voices: Pete Seeger”, July 2005, Daecher, M.

Beacon Dispatch, “Memoir: Josie Teaches Me America”, June 2005, Kharshiing, L.

Beacon Dispatch, “The Cold”, June 2005, Battersby, Jeffery.

Pulse Magazine, November 2004.

The New York Times, “A World of Works…Earthy and the Ethereal”, Art Review, June 13, 2004, Lombardi, Dominick.

Putnam County News & Recorder, “Germaine Keller Gallery Hosts New Exhibit”, May 12, 2004.

Putnam County News & Recorder, “Art Center Opens Summer Art Institute Exhibit”, August 7, 2002.


2019 – Adjunct Faculty, Integrated Media, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR

2016 – Directed Study Mentor, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2015-6 – Adjunct Faculty, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

2007-8 – Digital Photography Instructor, Beacon Community Center, Beacon, NY

2007-8 – Digital Photography Instructor, Lion Sun Creative Arts Camp, Beacon, NY

2005-6 – Photography & Design Program Founder / Instructor, Philipstown Recreation, Garrison, NY

2005 – Digital Photography Instructor, Future Leaders Institute, Harlem, NY

2002 – Darkroom Instructor, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY


2002 – Virgin, Additional Props / Still Photographer. Directed by Deborah Kampmeier, starring Robin Wright-Penn and Elizabeth Moss (DV Feature).

2001 – Piggie, Production Designer. Directed by Alison Bagnall, starring John C. Rielly, Robert John Burke, Dean Wareham, and Savannah Haske (DV Feature).

2001 – Crooked Lines, Lead Person. Directed by Harry O’Reilly, starring Jim Breuer, Adam Trese, Burt Young and Colin Quinn, Crooked Lines Productions, LLC (35mm Feature).

2000 – Luna, Art Director. Directed by Kikuko Morimoto (16mm Short).

2000 – Ikiteru, Art Director. Directed by Seth Carmichael, Carmichael Productions (35mm Short).

2000 – Miles from Nowhere (second unit), Production Designer. Directed by David Pope, Miles from Nowhere, LLC (16mm Feature).

2000 – Miles from Nowhere, Still Photographer (second unit). Directed by David Pope, Miles from Nowhere, LLC (16mm Feature).

2000 – Bui Doi Prop Master. Directed by Roger Dick French, starring Isaac Hayes and May May Ali, Frenchy Films/ Montage Entertainment Inc. (DV Trailer).

2000 – Till Proven Innocent, Prop Master (second unit). Directed by Roberto Monticello, Trading Pictures, LLC (35mm Feature).

1999 – Miles from Nowhere, Production Designer. Directed by David Pope, Miles from Nowhere, LLC (16mm Feature).

1999 – Miles from Nowhere, Still Photographer. Dir. David Pope, Miles from Nowhere, LLC (16mm Feature).

1999 – Magic Gum, Still Photographer. Directed by Daniele Grieco, Othello Works (16mm Short).

1999 – 64 Colors, Art Director. Directed by Hannah Alejandro (16mm Short).