Bio

Njaimeh Njie (b. 1988, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a photographer, filmmaker, and multimedia producer. Her practice centers everyday people, narratives, and landscapes, with a particular focus on how black people perceive themselves and their experiences in the cities they call home. 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

2019 — SPACE Gallery, “_ _ _ _ _ _,” Pittsburgh, PA

2019 — Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh New Member Show, Pittsburgh, PA

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, Residencies, Awards, Commissions

2019 — Brew House Association Distillery 10 Cohort

2019 — Investing in Professional Artist Grantee

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 Grantee

2016 – Temporary Placemaking and Public Art Commission

2016 – New Pittsburgh Courier 40 Under 40

2015 – Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Grantee

h Magazine - Art Imitating Life

Selected Texts and Press

90.5 WESA - Artist Completes Public Work Celebrating Hill Districts Residence

Belt Magazine - Preserving Black Artists’ Legacies in Pittsburgh

90.5 WESA - Pittsburgh Photographer And Filmmaker Named Emerging Artist of the Year

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

 
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Contact: nmnjie@gmail.com