Jordan Gale is an Iowa-based photographer and undergraduate student at The University of Iowa pursuing his BFA in photography.

Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Gale moved to Iowa City to study photography at The University of Iowa in 2014. He creates intimate personal projects documenting human relationships.  His work  acknowledge a modern working class struggle, as well as the temporality of humanity and the communities people inhabit.




- Finalist, Burn Magazine Emerging Photographer Fund. 2017

- Finalist, Deeper Perspective Photographer, Lucie Foundation. 2017

- 1st Place, Deeper Perspective Non-Pro Photographer, IPA Awards. 2017

- Shortlist, Lenscratch Student Prize Award. 2017

- 1st Place, Photo Story of The Year, Iowa Newspaper Association Awards. 2017

- Shortlist, Best Photo Slideshow, The Associated Collegiate Press. 2016


- Loosen Arts Group Show. Rome, Italy (March 2018)

Milieu, Group Exhibition. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (Dec 2017-Jan 2018)

- 16x16x16, Traveling Group Exhibition. (Feb-March 2017)

- Graceful Bunch, Group Exhibition. Iowa City, IA. (Dec, 2016)


- Burn Magazine. January, 2018

- Photographer's Forum Magazine. Dec, 2017

Fools Magazine. April, 2017

Staff photographer, Daily Iowan Newspaper. 2015-2017

- League for Innovation in Community Colleges. July, 2016