Njaimeh Njie - 2019 Fellow

Njaimeh NjieNjaimeh Njie is a Pittsburgh based photographer, filmmaker and multimedia producer. Her practice centers on everyday people, narratives, and landscapes, with a particular focus on how black people perceive themselves and their experiences in the cities they call home.

Njie is the creator of the public art project, "Homecoming: Hill District, USA," and was named the 2018 Emerging Artist of the Year by the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, among other awards, grants and fellowships.

Her work has been featured in CityLab, Belt Magazine, The Huffington Post and the Carnegie Museum of Art's Storyboard blog. A Pittsburgh native, Njie earned a B.A. in Film and Media Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.