Jingna Zhang is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia photographer and director.
A former world-class shooter on Singapore’a air rifle team, Jingna studied fashion design and picked up photography at 18, and soon developed a keen eye for beautiful and romantic imageries. By 20, Jingna had dropped out and photographed for Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, Mercedes Benz and Ogilvy & Mather.
In the years since, Jingna’s photographs and films have been featured in VOGUE JAPAN, VOGUE India, Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore, Harper’s BAZAAR Poland, ELLE Singapore, ELLE Vietnam, ELLE Russia, ELLE Germany, The Edit, Marie Claire, and many more.
Jingna’s fine art work have been exhibited in New York, Milan, Hong Kong and Lisbon, supported by and in collaboration with brands such as Cle de Peau Beaute, VOGUE Italia, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and the Embassy of Japan.
Jingna was named Photographer of the Year at ELLE Awards Singapore 2011. She is an alumna of Stanford Business School’s Ignite program, and a recipient of the 7th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers. Jingna works in New York and Tokyo.
VOGUE Japan / VOGUE Brazil / VOGUE India / Vanity Fair Italia / The EDIT / Marie Claire / Harper's BAZAAR Vietnam / Harper's BAZAAR Singapore / Harper's BAZAAR Poland / L'Officiel Singapore / ELLE Germany / ELLE Russia / ELLE Singapore / ELLE Vietnam / FLARE
Lancome / Montblanc / Mercedes-Benz / Canon / Pond's / Asia's Next Top Model / Anchor Beer / Phuong My / Wacom / SUGIZO / Sony / Penguin Random House
Awards & Accolades
2018 Forbes Asia 30 Under 30
2017 Gold, Portraiture, Px3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris
2016 Top 20 Fine Art, Top 100 Photographers on the Web, XXLPix
2015 Recipient, 7th Julia Margaret Cameron Award
2014 Finalist, GoSee Awards, Berlin, Germany
2013 Young Photographer of the Year, Mobius Awards
2012 25 Scene Shakers Under 25, Her World, Singapore
2011 Photographer of the Year, ELLE Awards, Singapore
2018 Women of Art, Photonic Playground Art Gallery, California (Group)
2017 Pure, Hjo Culture Center, Sweden (Solo)
2016 The One Fest Goa, Goa, India (Group)
2015 45 Frames from PhotoVogue, Leica Gallery, Milan (Group, curated by Alessia Glaviano & Chiara Bardelli Nonino)
2014 Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Artist, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York (Group, curated by Kris Kuksi)
2013 Obsessions: New Generation by Marc by Marc Jacobs with Vulture Magazine, TheatreWorks, Singapore (Group)