Samantha Jackson

Documentary and editorial photographer specializing in portraiture, personal branding, and lifestyle imagery who is currently working and living in Toronto, Ontario.



Candidate for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography - Ryerson University (Expected Graduation, 2021)


March 2020 - "Out of my head, into the wild" in Ryerson Student Union's State of Mind Magazine, Issue 1

February 2020 - "Toronto Light Festival: A little light and winter cheer in the Distillery District" (Photography) in CanCulture

July 2019 - "First Recorded Marriage Officiated by a Ship's Captain in Toronto" (Select Photography) in Canadian Yachting

July 2019 - "A Toronto couple enjoy two weddings, and their home, surrounded by water" (Select Photography) in the Toronto Star

January 2019 - Pacific Yachting Magazine (Select images in Harwar article)

2018 - Kaleidoscope Magazine (Ryerson University FCAD-wide publication)
September 2015 - Pacific Yachting Magazine (Cover + Aquila 44 Boat Review interior photographs)

Group Exhibitions

May 2020 - A Part of Me / Apart From You, Ryerson University School of Image Arts (online show due to COVID-19 pandemic), Toronto, ON

May 2019 - Maximum Exposure 24, Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto, ON

April 2019 - Expressions Art Festival, Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, Toronto, ON

2017 - Nuit Vibrant, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
2015 + 2016 - Delta Studio Stomp, Firehall Centre for the Arts, Delta, BC

Commissioned Work

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Creative Experience

September 2020-May 2021 - Financial Coordinator, Maximum Exposure 26 (Ryerson University School of Image Arts Annual Year-End Exhibition) - Toronto, ON

January-April 2020 - Project Manager, A Part of Me / Apart From You (Ryerson University School of Image Arts Annual Third Year Show) - Toronto, ON

2019 - Exhibition Committee Member, Emergence (8th Annual Ryerson-Brighton Exchange Exhibition) - Toronto, ON

2014-2019 - Freelance Photographer (product), Goodies 2 Go - Delta, BC

2016-17 - Head of Photography, Sands Secondary Yearbook Production - Delta, BC



Alexandra Oliver Award for Excellence in Photography - Ryerson University

John deBlois Memorial Award - Ryerson University


SF Second-Year Award in Photography - Ryerson University

District/Authority Scholarship for Fine Arts - Province of British Columbia
People's Choice Award for Best Photograph - Sands Secondary School Annual Fine Arts Night
Award of Excellence in Media Arts - Sands Secondary School Awards Night

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