Jennifer Spelman is a documentary photographer and educator based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
She has worked extensively across Cuba with the Santa Fe Workshops since 2011. In over fifty visits to the island, she’s experienced the friendly generosity of a people always willing to share conversation and a cup of coffee. She has come to understand that to be Cuban is to greet adversity with ingenuity, patience and humor. Life is lived on the streets in Havana and Jennifer is happiest within its constant motion and layered serendipity.
Jennifer is a patient educator who has co-instructed with National Geographic Expeditions and taught workshops in Mexico, Japan, India, Spain and Cuba.
Jennifer is a co-publisher of CubaSeen; a quarterly publication and platform for artists from Cuba and the United States to engage and dialogue through imagery and writing.