FRANCES JAKUBEK

Independent Curator & Co-founder, A Yellow Rose Project

Frances Jakubek is an image maker, independent curator and advocate for photography. She is the co-founder of A Yellow Rose Project, past Director of Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York City, and past Associate Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Recent curatorial appointments include the Griffin Museum of Photography’s 28th Juried Exhibition, Filter Photo’s Context 2022, Open Walls for the British Journal of Photography & Les Rencontres d’Arles, The RefridgeCurator, Photo District News’s The Curator Awards and Save Art Space. She has been a guest writer for Don’t Take Pictures, Diffusion Magazine and for artist publications including Serrah Russell’s monograph tears, tears.  

Jakubek has been a panelist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Photography fellowships, speaker for SPE National, Washington & Lee University, and the School of Visual Arts’ Masters of Photography i3 Lecture Series. Personal works have been exhibited at The Southern Contemporary Art Gallery in Charleston, SC; Filter Space, Chicago; Camera Commons in Dover, NH; and The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, MA.


She is open to reviewing all bodies of work.