Taubman Museum of Art, “Small-Town Hip hop,” Roanoke, Virginia, July 2017-February 2018.
Western Kentucky University, Mass Media and Technology Hall, “Martinsville,” Bowling Green, Kentucky, March 2015.
Warner Gallery, “The Farms x Small-Town Hip hop”, Middletown, Delaware, January 2015.
Blue Sky Gallery, “Small-Town Hip hop”, Portland, Oregon, November 2014.
Vivid Solutions Gallery, “The Farms”, Washington, D.C., September-November 2014.
The Bridge PAI, “Small-Town Hip hop”, Charlottesville, Virginia, Look3 Festival, June 2012.
“New Southern Photography,” Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Fall 2018 (Upcoming)
“On Being Black,” Atlanta Celebrates Photography/Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, September-December 2016.
“Semi-Finalist Exhibition - Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize,” Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, July-August 2015.
“En Foco - New Works,” Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, New York, juried by Natasha Egan, Director of Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, June 2013.
“Onward Compe ‘12,’” Project Basho Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, juried by Todd Hido, Photographer, February 2012
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Sloane Art Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University
2016 American Photography 33
2016 Nominated for 2017 PDN’s 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch
2015 Nominated for 2016 PDN’s 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch
2015 Semi-Finalist, Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize
2015 American Photography 32
2014 Nominated for 2014 PDN's 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch
2014 American Photography 30
2013 Nominated for 2014 PDN's 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch
2013 Shortlisted World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass
2012 National Press Photographers Association Short Grant Winner
2012 En Foco New Works Fellowship Award, Honorable Mention by Juror Natasha Egan
2012 Associated Press Media Editors Digital Storytelling and Reporting, First Place
2012 Puffin Foundation Artist Grant
2012 Project Basho, Onward Compe ‘12 selection by Juror Todd Hido
2011 CENTER, Review Santa Fe selection
2011 Photolucida, Critical Mass Finalist
2010 Virginia News Photographers Association, Portfolio of the Year, Honorable Mention
2010 Virginia News Photographers Association, News Picture Story, Honorable Mention
2010 Virginia Press Association, Sports Photography, Second Place
2010 Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi Award, Best in Sports Photography
2009 Virginia News Photographers Association, Feature Picture Story, Honorable Mention
2008 National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism, Sports Gallery, First Place
2008 Photolucida, Critical Mass Finalist
Selected Editorial and Commercial Clients
Guardian Weekend Magazine
M le magazine du Monde
The New Yorker
The New York Times
Whole Foods Market
Selected Press and Interviews
2016, TIME, Instagram Photographers To Follow in The United States - link
2016, Lenscratch, The States Project: District of Columbia - link
2015, VSCO, Preserving America’s Films - link
2014, Washington City Paper, The Magic of a D.C. Summer Basketball League - link
2014, The Washington Post, The Streetball Courts of Southeast DC’s Barry Farms - link
2014, Slate, Hip Hustle In The South’s Small Towns - link
2014, Huck, Quiet Moments In The Underground Rap Game - link
2014, Mull It Over, Interview - link
2013, PDN, Michael Wichita/AARP Chooses Jared Soares For Portraiture of Hard Working People - link
2012, SPIN, Meet Roanoke Rap Photographer Jared Soares - link
2012, The New York Times, Beats, Rhymes and Hard Work - link
2014 The United States 2003-2013, Mossless
2013 The Farms, self-published
2012 Culture Over Everything, self-published
Artists Talks & Lectures
Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, October 2017
Western Kentucky, Bowling Green, Kentucky, March 2015.
Warner Gallery, Middletown, Delaware, January 2015.
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, November 2014.
Anacostia Arts Center, Washington, D.C., October 2014.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, January 2013.
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, October 2012.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 2012.
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, April 2012.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, October 2011.
O. Winston Link Museum, Roanoke,Virginia, October 2009.