Having studied interior design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and art history at Arizona State University, Jen CK Jacobs worked for nearly ten years as an editorial photographer. Her photography and styling work has been exhibited throughout North America and is held in private collections across the globe; her clients include Chronicle Books, Roost Books, Martha Stewart Living, Delta Airlines, Food & Wine, Food Network, and Kinfolk magazine among others. Her work has been featured in countless publications including TIME, Lucky, Redbook, Marie Claire, O, The Oprah Magazine, Refinery29, Daily Candy, VOGUE online, and Bon Appétit online. She has authored several books including Instant Love: How to Make Magic and Memories with Polaroids, Photographing Your Children: A Handbook of Style and Instruction, Gem and Stone: Jewels of Earth, Sea, and Sky, and The Circadian Tarot: A Daily Companion for Divination and Illumination (all under the name Jen Altman). Jen lives just outside of Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband and six children.