Jennifer Little lives in Oakland, California. She received a B.F.A. in Photography from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.F.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a tenured Associate Professor at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, where she teaches courses covering Digital Photography, Video Production, Documentary Photography, the History of Photography, and Media Studies.
Jennifer’s current project, 100 Years of Dust: Owens Lake and the Los Angeles Aqueduct, is an in depth documentation of the environmental and political conflicts over water rights and air quality in California’s Owens Valley. The project includes still photography, documentary videos, and aerial images produced with a drone.
Jennifer’s 100 Years of Dust project won a prestigious Curator’s Choice Award from CENTER, a Critical Mass Top 50 Award from PhotoLucida, and a Philadelphia Museum of Art Collection Award from The Print Center. This series also won the Dotphotozine Award for Excellence in Photography and is featured in the September, 2014, issue of the magazine.