Jessica Chappe lives and works in Hudson Valley, NY. She graduated from Bard College with a BA in photography in 2016. Her work gravitates towards the warmth of community, ritual, and intimacy. She believes in the power of collaboration and storytelling using mixed media to expand our understanding of humanity and what keeps us connected.
Personal Utopias, her thesis project at Bard College, focused on people who manifest their visions and created community while doing so. In the summer of 2020 she documented the Black Lives Matter Movement and collaborated with Persephone Rose Anansi, a Black Trans activist and poet, to share first hand accounts through their project, Beloved Community. Since, college she has worked for David Hume Kennerly, Metabolic Studio, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, and is currently working for Wendy Ewald.
Please contact Jessica Chappe if you are looking for event photography, documentary photography, lifestyle photography /videography, portraiture, collaboration, or print inquiries.