Born in Hartford Connecticut, Jennifer Moller received her MFA in Studio Arts in 2003, and she received a BA from the University of Connecticut in 1981, in Latin American Studies. She worked as an editorial photographer and photojournalist in Santa Fe, New Mexico and lived there from 1989 until 2000. She currently resides in Massachusetts. Her client list includes, MS Magazine, Mothering Magazine, Outside Magazine, The Santa Fean Magazine, and The Santa Fe Reporter, along with many individual clients. John Waters hired her in 2009 and again in 2011 to take his photograph for a conceptually driven self-portrait series.
Her arts career has been twofold, working for over a decade as a commercial photographer in New Mexico and then working for over a decade as an arts educator in Massachusetts. She has taught at several schools including: the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, New England School of Photography, and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. In 2010, she was invited to teach at theInstitute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe for one-year as a visiting artist in New Media. She continues to teach and work doing free-lance assignments using skills in photography, animation, and video arts; in addition she is an active drawer. Her video installation work titled “seas” is in the private collection of the Hood Museum at Dartmouth College, Massachusetts. She curated several community film/video festivals at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum and has travelled and collaborated nationally and internationally on an arts educational project called, Turning Around America from 2010-2014.