Jackie Brenner Photography
Jackie Brenner, a fine art documentary photographer, born in New Orleans, La. in 1948, studied at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art School of Photography.  She has participated in many group shows, the Florence Biennale 2007 and has had solo exhibitions at the Leica Gallery in New York City and The Darkroom in New Orleans, LA. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the Museum of Fine Art, Houston and many private collections. Portfolios of her images have been published in CameraArts Magazine, InConcert Magazine, Focus Fine Art Photography Magazine, and “Ken and Thelma - The Story of Confederacy of Dunces.”  She is the author of the seminal book, “Friday Night Grind,” a haunting collection of photographs presenting the underbelly of a Bourbon Street strip club.  

Her images have been exhibited in the following shows:

The Academy Gallery, New Orleans, La.- June/July 1997 

The Academy Gallery, New Orleans, La.- June/July 1998 The Richard Sexton Merit Award

The Academy Gallery, New Orleans, La.-  June/July 1999 

Cemeteryscape, New Orleans, La.- April 2000 

The Academy Gallery, New Orleans, La.- June/July 2000 The Owen Murphy Merit Award

The Leica Gallery, New York, N. Y.- December/January 2001 

The Academy Gallery, New Orleans, La.- 2002 

The Academy Gallery, New Orleans, La.- 2003 

The Louisiana Purchase Exhibit, The New Orleans Museum of Art-  Fall 2003 

Bassetti Fine Art Photographs, New Orleans, La.- October/November 2003 

The “Friday Night at the Palace” portfolio included in the movie “The Shooting Gallery”- 2005 

“Ken and Thelma Toole by the People Who Knew Them”-  Special Collections, Tulane University, New Orleans, La.- May/July 2005 

The Henry Gallery, New Orleans, La.-  July/August 2005  

The Leica Gallery - Solo Exhibition - New York, N.Y.- February/ March 2006 

From the Art of New York, New York, N.Y.- February 22 thru February 28, 2006 

The Human Body-  The Darkroom, New Orleans, La.- December/January 2006 

New Southern Photography: Series V- Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, La.- May/August 2007 

The New Orleans Photo Alliance presents: Identity- Contemporary Photographic Portraiture - October/November 2007 

The Florence Biennale - Florence, Italy - December, 2007 

Loss. Ritual. Relic.- The Vestiges Project Arts Collaborative - Newcomb College Center for Research on Women - November 1, 2008 - February 28, 2009 

Friday Night at the Palace - Solo Exhibition - The Darkroom, New Orleans, LA - February 7, 2009 - March 3, 2009  

Peek - The Lingerie Show - The Darkroom, New Orleans, LA. - March 7, 2009 - April 1, 2009 

Vestiges of New Orleans: Ritual and Relic  - Buckhead Library, Atlanta, GA - October 2, 2009 - March 30, 2010 

Femme Fest 2010 - Jazz & Heritage Gallery, New Orleans, LA - March 13, 2010 -  April 10, 2010  

United States Artists Biennial - Broadway Gallery, New York, NY - September 16, 2010 - September 30, 2010

Art for Art's Sake - Shop of Two Sister, New Orleans, La - October, 2010

Her work has been featured in the following publications:   

Camera Arts Magazine- February/March 2003 

In Concert Magazine-  May/June 2004 

“Ken and Thelma- The Story of Confederacy of Dunces” by Joel Fletcher- 2005 

Focus Fine Art Photography Magazine- November/December 2006

Music : I Can See Clearly Now by Kermit Ruffins