Carrie Mae Weems
Carrie Mae Weems is an artist. For over 30 years, through image, text, film, and video, she has created a body of work that centers on her commitment to helping us better understand our present moment by examining our collective past. Represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City, Weems’s artwork is included in public and private collections including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Modern (London), Museum of Modern Art, and Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco. Her honors include a MacArthur grant, the US State Department’s Medals of Arts, the Joseph Hazen Rome Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome, NEA grants, and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award.