Angela Jimenez is freelance visual storyteller based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she she works on assignment and on long & short term documentary projects.
A long-time contributor to The New York Times, Angela is a contract photographer with the Getty Images creative department and also works with Minnesota Public Radio. Her work has been honored by the Magenta Foundation as a Flash Forward Emerging Photographer, American Photography, New York Press Photographer's Association, Review Santa Fe and the Communication Arts Photo Annual, supported by grants from The Alexia Foundation student award and The Puffin Foundation, and acquired into the permanent collection of the Leslie Lohman Museum for Gay & Lesbian Art.
She crowd-funded and self-published her first book, Welcome Home: Building the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, in 2009. The project was selected as a semi-finalist for the 2008 Duke Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize.
She regularly collaborates with non-profits, documenting their work & mission: her current clients include PFund Foundation, The Walker Art Center, The Penumbra Theatre and The Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
She has taught photojournalism & multimedia to graduate students in the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and to art majors at Nassau Community College.
Her ongoing project, Racing Age, won the Fence Jury Prize at the 2014 Photoville festival in Brooklyn and was successfully crowd-funded on Kickstarter this fall. Pre-order your copy of the book (estimated arrival 2016).