Renée Jacobs is the recipient of the 2008 First Prize for Fine Art Nude in the prestigious International Photography Awards (the Lucies). Her work has appeared in Photoicon, Fine Art Photo, The New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Cleveland Plain-Dealer, U.S. News and World Report, Boston Phoenix, Camera 35, Camera Arts, SLR Photography, as well as numerous books, including Thinking in the Photographic Idiom, and Earth and You. Her solo monograph, Slow Burn: A Photodocument of Centralia, Pennsylvania received critical acclaim in The New York Times Review of Books, as well as many other publications.
Renée’s work has also been awarded a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and is in the permanent collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, MA. Her work is in private and public collections around the world and has been featured in several solo exhibits.
Magazines that have run features on her work include Esquire Turkey, Maxim Romania, Nude Magazine and others. Along the way, Renée was also a civil rights lawyer for more than 15 years.
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