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Jen Osborne lives in Los Angeles, California

Cell: +1 (213) 767 4994
Email: jen(at)

Selected Print Publications

The New York Times (USA). Editions: Various in 2024 – 2020

The Globe and Mail (Canada). Editions: Various in 2024 – 2018

Queen’s Quarterly (Canada). Editions: Spring 2024, Spring 2022 and Winter 2020

The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia). Edition: December 10, 2023

Geo (France). Edition: February 2023

Stern (Germany). Editions: April 21, 2022 and September 3, 2015

Il Reportage (Italy). Number 48 (Fall 2021) and Number 43 (Summer 2020) 

Maclean’s Magazine (Canada). Editions: Various in 2021 – 2017 and 2007

Exit Magazine (UK). Volume 5 Number 1 (Autumn/Winter 2020)

Athleta (Italy). Issue #6 – April 2020

RE:PUBLIC (Sweden). Editions: #48-49 Spring 2019, #42-43 Fall 2017, #35 March 2015 and #29 October 2013

Mother Jones (USA). Issues: July/August 2018 and 2015

GQ Magazine (USA). Edition: March 6, 2018

Report on Business (Canada). Legends Edition: January 2018

Zeit Magazine (Germany). Editions: International Magazine: Fall – Winter 2017 and German Magazine: January 11, 2017

Maisonneuve Magazine (Canada). Edition: Fall 2017

NZZ Foto Tableau (Switzerland). Editions: June 19-23, 2017

Vista Magazine (China). Edition: October 18, 2016

Libertine Magazine (Germany). Edition: 03, October 2016

Rolling Stone (USA). August 25, 2016

Missy Magazine (Germany). Edition #03, August 2016

Top Shelf. Limited Edition Volume (2016)

The Other Hundred Educators. Edition: 2016

Focus Magazine (Germany). Edition: June 25, 2016

Neon (Germany). Edition: March 7, 2016

iO Donna (Italy). Edition: January 31, 2016

The Sunday Times (UK). Edition: October 11, 2015 (Spectrum)

Geist Magazine (Canada). Editions: Winter 2015 and Fall 2014

Der Freitag (Germany). Various Editions: 2011 through 2015

Socialter Magazine (France). Number 7, Fall 2014

Lens Magazine (China). Edition: May 2014

El Mundo (Spain). Edition: December 22, 2013

Perdiz (Spain). Issue 3, December 2013

It’s Nice That Annual. Edition 2013

Blink Magazine (Korea). Edition: September 2013

Wandereur (ipad Magazine). Edition: July 2013

6 Mois Magazine (France). Edition: Spring 2013

Fit For Fun (Germany). Edition: June 2013

GUP Magazine (Holland). Edition: November 2012

Canadian Art Magazine. Edition: September 2012

The View Magazine (Germany). Edition: September 2012

The Sunday Times Magazine (UK). Edition: July 2012

Tissue Magazine (Germany). Issue 2, June 2012

COLORS Magazine (Italy). Various Editions: 2007 through 2012

Latina Magazine (USA). Edition: April 2012

BILD am Sonntag. Various Editions in 2012

Flash Forward. Editions: 2011 and 2010

Esquire Russia. Edition: September 2011

The 2011 Vice Photo Annual (July)

Esquire USA. Edition: The Wedding Issue, May 2011

Vice Magazine (USA). Edition: The Fashion Issue, March 2011

ReGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today. (2010)

Le Monde Magazine (France). Edition: July 2010

Vanity Fair Italy. Editions: September 4, 2009 and February 8, 2010

Awards & Grants

2024 Sony World Photography Awards: Professional “Wildlife & Nature” category with “Hazy Canadian Skies” (Shortlisted)

2022 Rory Peck Safety Kit (PPE Awarded)

2021 Diane King Stuemer Award

2021 Women Photograph Pictures of the Year 2021 

2021 Overseas Press Club Micro-Grant Winner

2020 IWMF Journalism Relief Fund Winner

2020 The Format Photographer Fund Winner

2020 Women Photograph Emergency Fund Winner

2020 Carleton University Emergency Bursary

2019 The Magenta Foundation’s “Flash Forward” Winner

2019 Women Photograph Pictures of the Year 2019

2017 Finalist for the Magenta Foundation Project Grant

2016 Rory Peck Trust Bursary for Hostile Environments Training

2015 Sony World Photography Awards: Professional “People” category with “The Red West” (Shortlisted)

2014 Winner of the Berlin-based “Artothek-Preis” with “Gazing at the Glider King”

2014  “FotoVisura Grant” with “The Red West” (Shortlisted)

2014 The Magenta Foundation’s “Tenth” special anniversary book edition

2013 Winner of an EJC Grant with “Wig Outs”

2012 Winner of the Pride Photo Award (Double Life Category) with “Wig Outs”

2012 Second Place in Photovisa’s “The Face” Award with “Wig Outs”

2012 Winner (1 of 50) of “The Art of Photography” award and exhibition with “Wig Outs”

2012 Winner of GoSee’s “Screenings12 Award” with various works

2011 The Magenta Foundation’s “Flash Forward” winner in Canadian Talents category with “Wig Outs”

Solo Exhibitions

“Here You Are, A Wilted Flower.” December 2009, Studio La Citta – Verona, Italy.

Selected Group Exhibitions

“Visa Pour l’Image.” August 2022, Campo Santo – Perpignan, France.

“Portraits in Covid Times: Documenting a Nation in Change.” November 2020, Harbourfront Centre – Toronto, Canada.

“The Journal: Documenting Covid-19.” September 2020, Athens Photo Festival – Athens, Greece.

“Art on a Postcard.” May 2019, Photo London – London, UK.

“Landskrona Foto Festival.” June 2017, Window Exhibition – Landskrona, Sweden.

“Up to Now. Fabrica Photography.” May 2017, Fotografia Europea – Reggio Emilia, Italy.

“Focus Photography Festival 2017.” March 2017, Dr.Bhau Daji Lad Museum – Mumbai, India.

“Visa Pour l’Image.” August 2016, Campo Santo – Perpignan, France.

“Jupiter XL.” February 2016, Gallery Almanaque – Mexico City, Mexico.

“Sony World Photography Awards 2015.” April 2015, Somerset House – London, England.

“Rituals.” November 2014, Organized by NEAR at the Ferme-Asile – Sion, Switzerland.

“Terminal.” October 2014, PhotoWerk Berlin at Kommunale Gallery – Berlin, Germany.

“Biennial of the Americas: Draft Urbanism.” July 2013, Public Space – Denver, USA.

“the Diarist, the Commentator, & the Seer.” July 2013, Initial Gallery – Vancouver, Canada.

“Zilveren Camera Hengelo.” April 2013, Hengelo City Hall – Hengelo, The Netherlands.

“ReGeneration2: Photographers of Tomorrow, Today.”
Touring internationally to many locations including but not limited to:
Musee de l’Elysee – Lausanne, Switzerland in June 2010; Les Recontres d’Arles – Arles, France in July 2010; Pingyao International Photography Festival – Pingyao, China in September 2010; Flash Forward Festival – Toronto, Canada in October 2010; Fotoweek DC – Washington, USA in November 2010; Centre Gallery, Miami Dade College – Miami, USA in November 2010; Aperture Gallery – New York, USA in January 2011; Galerie Azzedine Alaia – Paris, France in April 2011; ROSPHOTO – St.Petersburg, Russia in September 2013; Polk Museum of Art – Lakeland, USA in October 2013.

“The Face: Photovisa IV.” October 2012, International Festival of Photography – Krasnodar, Russia.

“UPdate Salon for Photography.” October 2012, Ritz Carlton – Berlin, Germany.

“Pride Photo Award 2012.” September 2012, Old Church – Amsterdam.

“The Art of Photography.” September 2012, San Diego Art Institue – USA.

“Foto8 Summershow.” July 2012, Foto8 Gallery – London, England.

“Borders: An SLPS Slideshow.” November 2011, HBC – Berlin, Germany.

“Scratch and Sniff: The 2011 Vice Photo Show.” July 2011, 298 Elizabeth Street – Chelsea, New York.

“Facing Forward.” February 2011, Forward Thinking Museum – Existing solely in virtual space.

“Natural Hazards: Lincoln Clarkes, Jen Osborne, Byron Dauncey.” November 2010, Catalog Gallery – Vancouver, Canada.

“Women’s Work: An SLPS Slideshow.” March 2010, Kopeiken Gallery – Los Angeles, USA.

“Colors of Money.” July 2009, Carré Rotondes – Hollerich, Luxembourg.


Musee d’Elysee – Lausanne, Switzerland

Kestner Gesellschaft – Hanover, Germany


Master of Journalism. 2020 – 2022. Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. *Diane King Stuemer Award recipient

Reuters Hostile Environments Training. September 2021. Online.

Hostile Environments Training Course. February 2016. 1st Option Safety, Turnbridge Wells, UK.

Book Making with Teun van der Heijden. August 2013. ISSP Summer School, Kuldiga, Latvia.

Photography Department. 2008-2009. Fabrica, The United COLORS of Benetton Research Centre. *on residency

Eddie Adams Workshop. 2009. Liberty, New York, USA. *award winner

Photographic and Academic Studies. 2003 – 2005. Langara College, Vancouver, Canada. *on full scholarship

Piano Studies. 2002 – 2003. Humber College, Toronto, Canada. *on full scholarship