Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff
Portraits: An Intimate View
Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff
Portraits: An Intimate View

The Sanctuary Hallways at Epiphany Center for the Arts

November 18, 2022 to January 7, 2023

An absolute millennial, Jordan Porter-Woodruff began to notice how the shift of celebrity has impacted the very people civilization has long respected and strove to protect: artists. During times of war and looting, artifacts are taken and looked upon as a valuable representation of a past time. However, the people that have created those pieces are either forgotten or looked over until long past their death. Porter-Woodruff’s desire for Portraits: An Intimate View is to ensure that this diminishment does not happen to artists that she truly appreciates and admires, particularly those she knows personally.

 

In 2019, Porter-Woodruff decided to start her blog, The Artists’ Feature. She took it upon herself to interview and photograph these artists, to create for them a cohesive artist profile that would not only show them at their happiest, but also at their most vulnerable point – to show them creating. Her blog site features artists such as Bisa Butler, Nick Cave, Norman Teague, Shani Crowe, as well as a number of other artists. The photographs in Portraits: An Intimate View are pulled directly from her work displayed on The Artists’ Feature

 

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About the artist
About the artist

Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff, 31, was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, and has been collecting art in her spare time since she was 13. She currently works as a staff photographer at the University of Chicago Medicine. She originally started off as a marketing communications specialist, and wrote consumer-friendly medical articles until she made the transition to photography in late 2019. This transition is what sparked her interest in fusing the two things she truly appreciated outside of work; artists and their artwork.

About the artist

Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff, 31, was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, and has been collecting art in her spare time since she was 13. She currently works as a staff photographer at the University of Chicago Medicine. She originally started off as a marketing communications specialist, and wrote consumer-friendly medical articles until she made the transition to photography in late 2019. This transition is what sparked her interest in fusing the two things she truly appreciated outside of work; artists and their artwork.