Jack Spencer was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi and raised in Louisiana. He is a self-taught American photographer whose first monograph, Native Soil, explored the people and landscapes of his native South.
His work includes “Apariciones” based on three years in Mexico, and the Lost Boys series which examined the lived of the young men displaced from the Sudan who relocated to the Nashville area. Jack was instrumental in establishing the Lost Boys of Sudan Foundation that is committed to the reunification and living enhancement of these young men.
Recognized as an accomplished photographer, Jack is also known as a prolific traveler who avoids interstate highways and does his best to get lost on back country roads. He is represented by leading contemporary photography galleries in the United States and his work hangs in collections throughout the country and abroad.