Ellen Jacob is a visual artist/photographer and educator whose work focuses on social justice. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, including the FIF International Festival of Photography in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and the 5th Biennial in Barcelona, Spain, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Richmond Museums and SITE: Brooklyn. She is the recipient of a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Grant and a Ford Foundation Grant. She is a Josephine Herrick teaching photographer, teaches at San Francisco Art Institute and is a member of Soho Photo Gallery in New York City. In 2020, she founded the Art Justice Cohort, a group of artists who believe art creates change. She holds a BFA with honors from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.