Steffani Jemison recalls a childhood encounter with art, and how that informed her future work with the museum's Hillman Photography Initiative.
Steffani Jemison in an artist and writer in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been presented in exhibitions, performances, and screenings at the Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, The Drawing Center, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, LAXART, the Gene Siskel Film Center, and many other venues. Her work is in the public collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Kadist Foundation. She teaches at Parsons The New School for Design, Columbia University, and Williams College, where she is the 2016–2017 'Arthur J. Levitt '52 Artist-in-Residence.