Jared Thorne holds a B.A. in English Literature from Dartmouth College and Master in Fine Arts from Columbia University. His work speaks to issues of identity and subjectivity as it relates to class in and race in America and abroad. Thorne is an Assistant Professor in the Art Department at The Ohio State University and is the Head of the Photography Area. Before joining O.S.U. Jared taught at the collegiate level in South Africa from 2010 – 2015. He has had solo shows both domestically and internationally.