David Joshua Jennings

New Orleans, LA
Email: djoshuajennings@gmail.com
Phone:  504 408 6979

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2015    Mongolia, Oklahoma, Paseo Gallery One, Oklahoma City, OK

2016    Butoh, Paseo Gallery One, Oklahoma City, OK

2016-2019   New Orleans: Black and White, Frenchmen St. Art Market, New Orleans, LA

2016-2021   The Streets of New Orleans, Zele Nola, New Orleans, LA

2016    David Joshua Jennings: Butoh, Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2017    TITLE TK, Suis Generis, New Orleans, LA

2018    David Joshua Jennings: New Orleans Street Work, Jazzfest, New Orleans, LA

2019    Jazz Culture, Jazzfest, New Orleans, LA

2019    The Way of the Bull, Chesapeake Energy Arena Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2018    Constructing the Break, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2018    Title TK, Suis Generis, New Orleans, LA

2018     Streets of New Orleans, New Orleans Art Center , New Orleans, LA

2018    Art of Flavor, Old No. 77 Hotel / Where’yart Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2018    White/Dirty Linen, Old No. 77 Hotel / Where’yart Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2019    300 More, Old No. 77 Hotel / Where’yart Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2019    Artfields 2019, Lake City Public Library, Lake City, SC

2021    Street Photographs, Adorn Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2022    Artfields 2022. Lake City, SC

2023    Come As You Are, Old No. 77 Hotel / New Orleans, LA

2023    Home/Made, Old No. 77 Hotel / Where’yart Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2024    PhotoNola Exhibition, SMA Photography Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2024    Gallery Photographer’s Exhibition, SMA Photography Gallery, San Miguel de

Allende, Mexico

2024    Off the Record, Old No. 77 Hotel / Where’yart Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2024    Human Experience, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery, New Orleans, LA

 

 

Awards

 

IRMA Award 2017 – Portrait Series – Merit

Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists 2018 – Best Photo Essay

IRMA Award 2018 – Historic Feature 35,000 or Less – Gold

2019 Artfields – Photography Category – Winner

IRMA Award 2019 – Photo Series 35,000 or less APR – Bronze

IRMA Award 2019 – General Feature 35,000 or less APR – Merit

IRMA Award 2019 – Single Photo – Gold

IRMA Award 2019 – Cover 35,000 or less APR – Merit

IRMA Award 2023 – Single Photo – Silver

IRMA Award 2023 – Photo Series 34,999 or less circulation – Merit



Employment History

August 2007 – Now: Freelance Writer / Photographer / Editor

  • Stories, essays and photography have appeared in Sidetracked, The Writer, World Literature Today, Narratively, Bradt Travel, The Huffington Post, The Rag, Verge Magazine, The New Internationalist, BootsNAll, GoNomad, Timeout Istanbul, Journal of Global Affairs, Lale Magazine, Transitions Abroad, Nowhere Magazine, The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma Today and others.

 

May 2019– Now: Radio Netherlands Worldwide [RNW Media] – Columnist

  • Contributing columnist for award-winning Love Matters blog.

 

December 2011 – Now: Nowhere Magazine – Writer / Photographer

  • Providing photographic essays and writing short stories and essays for

 both online and print publication. Featured writer of ongoing series entitled “The

 Flaneur”.

 

October 2010 – February 2014: Viator Travel Blog

  • Writing, editing and providing photographs for travel and cultural articles, based

  mainly in South America and South Asia.


June 2011 – May 2012: Oxford Business Group – Editor

  • Editing print publications and online content, with a focus on emerging

 markets in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

  • Researching and writing economic articles about said markets.


December 2009 – April 2010: East Asia Forum, Crawford School of Economics, the
  Australian National University – Editorial Committee Member

  • Editing for both East Asia Forum blog (eastasiaforum.org) and   

  the East Asia Forum Quarterly publication.


July 2008 – November 2008 : Viva Travel Guides – Staff Writer / Photographer.

  • Extensive on the ground research throughout Colombia and Venezuela.
  • Writing and editing for two travel guide editions, including columns on

  culture, environment, accommodation, cuisine, etc.

 

August 2007 – December 2008 : The Oklahoma Daily – Staff Writer

  •  Research, writing and editing with emphasis on Arts and Entertainment.

 

Education

2004 – 2010 Bachelor of Arts (English – Professional Writing / Philosophy)
 University of Oklahoma. Norman, Oklahoma, USA.

 Bogazici University. Istanbul, Turkey, USA.

  • Arts and Sciences Dean’s Honor Roll
  • 2008 Van Natta Scholarship for Journalism
  • 2008 Alvin Terrell Dixon Memorial Scholarship
  • 2009 David A. Burr National Merit Scholarship
  • 2009 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
  • 2009 Presidential International Travel Fellowship Scholarship