Glenna Jennings is an artist and educator whose work draws primarily from the history, theory and practice of photography. She completed her MFA in Visual Arts at the University of California San Diego in 2010 and holds BAs in English and Spanish (Pepperdine), and a BFA in Photography (Art Center College of Design). She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Dayton’s Department of Art and Design, where she heads up the photography program. Jennings has exhibited widely throughout the US, China, Europe and Mexico, and her work resides in multiple public and private collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and AMNUA Museum in Nanjing, China. She was featured in the 2010 California Biennial and the 2014 Ping Yao Photography Festival in China. Recognition of her work includes two Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards and a Peter McGrath Human Rights Fellowship. Jennings is a passionate educator whose teaching, research and service inform her dynamic practice of image-making, curating and socially-engaged creation.