Carrie Mae Weems

(American, born 1953)

New York City-based artist Carrie Mae Weems works in a variety of media. She is best known for her photography, but also produces artworks with text, fabric, audio, and installations. Weems investigates “family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of power.”

Carrie Mae Weems received her Bachelor of Arts from California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. She received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, San Diego.