Jessica Auer is a documentary-style landscape photographer from Montreal. Her work is broadly concerned with the study of cultural sites, focusing on themes that connect place, journey and cultural experience. Since receiving an MFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University in 2007, she has exhibited her work in galleries and museums in Canada and abroad, including The Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montreal), VU Photo (Quebec City), Patrick Mikhail Gallery (Ottawa) and Newspace Centre for Photography (Portland, Oregon). She is the recipient of several awards including the W.B. Bruce European Fine Art Travel Fellowship (2011) and the Roloff Beny Prize (2005). Her first book, Ummarked Sites, received several mentions as one of the top ten photography books published in 2011. Jessica is a co-founder of Galerie Les Territoires in Montréal and teaches photography at Concordia University. She is represented by Patrick Mikhail Gallery in Ottawa.