Njaimeh Njie (b. 1988, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a photographer, filmmaker, and multimedia producer. The primary focus of her work is documenting the everyday experiences of groups whose experiences are misrepresented and erased. Njaimeh is the Founder/Lead Producer of the nonfiction storytelling company Eleven Stanley Productions, and she earned her B.A in Film and Media Studies from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010.
Selected Exhibition History
2018 – Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, On the Daily: Blackness in a Changing City (Solo), Pittsburgh, PA
2018 – Future Tenant, I’m Not with Him, Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 – Carnegie Museum of Art, Teenie Harris: Around the Clock (Film), Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 – August Wilson House, Homecoming (Public Art Installation), Pittsburgh, PA
2018 – Carnegie Museum of Art, Teenie Harris: Service and Sacrifice (Film) Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 – Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, Black and Muslim in Paris (Solo), Pittsburgh, PA
2018 – Pittsburgh Artist Registry, Sift 1, Digital Gallery.
2017 – Gallery 102, Songs of My People: 25 Years Later, Washington D.C.
2016 – Power(ed) by Grace: The Sankofa Series (Solo), Most Wanted Fine Art, Pittsburgh, PA.
2015 – Power(ed) by Grace: Musings on Black Womanhood (Solo), BOOM Concepts, Pittsburgh, PA.
Grants, Awards, Commissions
2018 – Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Emerging Artist of the Year
2018 – Who’s Next in Pittsburgh Art
2018 – The Creative Industries Network, Creator of the Year
2017 – Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Grant
2016 – Temporary Placemaking and Public Art Commission
2016 – New Pittsburgh Courier 40 Under 40
2015 – Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Grant
Selected Texts and Press
The Incline – Who’s Next: Art
Carnegie Museum of Art – Defying the Erasure and Misrepresentation of Black Womanhood
Jenesis Magazine – On a Mission: Eleven Stanley Productions Founder Njaimeh Njie
Ace Hotel Blog – Pittsburgh: Njaimeh Njie
Huffington Post Black Voices: This Initiative Beautifully Shows Everyday Life As A Black Woman
Pittsburgh Courier: Njie Captures Black Women in Real Time