Jacque Rupp is a documentary and fine art photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  As a visual storyteller, her work explores themes of loss, connection, and self and she also seeks to shine a light on unseen communities.

Rupp holds degrees from SUNY and Santa Clara University, later working as an executive in Silicon Valley, recruiting top talent for many years. As a photographer, she has studied photography extensively at Stanford University, Los Angeles Center of Photography and Santa Fe Workshops.  She has a lifetime interest in the moving image and is on the advisory board for the UNAFF (United Nations Associated Film Festival), a documentary film festival at Stanford University.  She is also on the Board of The Weston Collective in Carmel.  Rupp also partners with many of the small farmer NGOs in the Salinas Valley, on the Monterey coast in California.

Rupp has exhibited at the Center for Photographic Arts, Praxis Photo Arts Center, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Art Ventures Gallery, among others, and has been recognized with numerous online awards. She was recently recognized in the Julia Margaret Cameron competition for women.  Rupp has been featured multiple times in All About Photo and Black and White Magazines. Her documentary work with farmers in the Salinas Valley has been used by numerous non-profit organizations both in print and online.

Featured Image: ©Jacque Rupp