Salimah Ali

A New York native, Salimah Ali’s work have been included in numerous galleries, museum exhibitions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Tweed Gallery, Soho Photo Gallery, Jamaica Arts Center for Arts and Learning, The Schimmel Center for the Arts, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Permanent Collection), Aperture Gallery, and Kenkeleba House. She is the winner of the first Shahin Shahablou Photography award in London. Since 2005 Ali has been a member of Kamoinge, Inc., the historic collective of African American photographers established in 1963. Salimah Ali’s work has been widely published, including in Black Enterprise, Essence Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Ms. Magazine, The New York Times, Newsday, USA Today, The Washington Post, and “Legendary Eye”. Works by Ali are included in numerous books, including Viewfinders: Black Women Photographers, The Encyclopedia of Black Women in America, Committed to The Image: Contemporary Black Photographers, Reflections in Black: A history of Black Photographers 1840 to the Present, The Face of Our Past: Images of Black Women from Colonial America to the Present, Timeless and MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora.