Jaclyn Silverman is a photographer from Youngstown, Ohio, cultivating a home in Chicago, Illinois. She received her BFA in Photography from The Ohio State University, and her MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her photographic work and research has been exhibited by the Thomases Family Endowment Gallery and YWCA Women’s Artist Space in Youngstown, Ohio, Sullivan Gallery in Chicago, Illinois, Shot Tower Gallery, Hopkins Hall Gallery & Corridor, Thompson Library and Urban Arts Space in Columbus, Ohio, and The Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, Colorado. Silverman was the recipient of the Fergus Family Endowment for the Arts and Denman Research Grant at The Ohio State University as well as Women Artists Award Against Racism from Youngstown, Ohio, for her ongoing visual narrative, The Working Family. Her work lives in permanent collections at The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio Union, and Thompson Library in Columbus,Ohio, The Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection and The Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. She curated the exhibition Within the Portfolios 1968-2016; a History of Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection. Silverman has been a Lecturer in the Department of Photography at The Ohio State University and Part-Time Professor in Photography at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Currently, she holds a faculty position at OxBow School of Art in Saugatuck, Michigan.