Gallery exhibits are currently being presented online while our building remains closed to the public.
A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT PHOTOGRAPHS
OCTOBER 3 – NOVEMBER 28 , 2020 | ONLINE EXHIBITION
Cheriss May is a photographer and visual storyteller based in Washington, DC whose work centers on the intersection of political structures and the Black community, from historical figures to hidden figures. Her work has been published in O Magazine, Essence, Time, The White House Historical Association, The New York Times, Bloomberg, ESPN, and other international publications. May is the president of Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW), and co-chair of the photography committee at The National Press Club. May’s work is featured in the permanent exhibition: MFON's “In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity”, at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.She is an adjunct professor at Howard University and was selected by Adobe in 2019 as an education leader for her commitment to creativity in the classroom, and she trains and speaks to educators across the country. As an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the media industry, she is often commissioned to speak, and advise on diversification initiatives. Originally from Kansas City, May eaned her BA in Communications and Advertising from Howard University in Washington, DC. Learn more on her website: www.cherissmay.com