Over 10 years of experience as a published author, editorial photographer and creative director.
After serving as a salty sailor in the US Navy for seven years, Jen studied Design and Art History at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and has worked for over ten years as an editorial photographer and published author. Her photography and styling work has been exhibited throughout North America and is held in private collections across the globe. Clients include Chronicle Books, MacMIllan Books, Roost Books, Martha Stewart Living, Delta Airlines, Food and Wine, Food Network and Kinfolk Magazine among others. Her work has been featured in countless publications including TIME, Lucky, Marie Claire, Oprah Magazine, Refinery29, VOGUE online and Bon Appetit online. She has authored several books including, Instant Love: How to Make Magic and Memories with Polaroids and The Circadian Tarot (all under the name, Jen Altman). An avid traveler who regularly takes to both the dusty backroads of American highways and the serpentine side roads of Europe, her fifth title, Road Trips: A Guide to Travel, Adventure, and Choosing Your Own Path - about the wanderlust of the open road - published in Spring of 2018 and is available everywhere books are sold.
As a Creative Director for several start-up brands, Jen implemented fresh branding and social media presence and coached clients through marketing and pricing strategies.