Dee Dwyer

Dee Dwyer

Dee Dwyer is a powerful force in the world of photography, curation, and directing raised in the roaring Southeast, Washington, D.C. Known for her inspiring images, Dwyer’s dedication to collecting and sharing stories has earned her the well-deserved title of “The Visual Voice for the People” in her community. Her commitment to showcasing the full spectrum of human existence, with humanity at the forefront, has become her driving force. Dee’s visuals are a window into the souls of people, revealing their adversities, truths, beauty, and culture. In 2024, the National Gallery of Art released a documentary showing the parallels between Dee Dwyer and renowned photographer Dorothea Lange’s photography work. In 2021, she delivered a thought-provoking TEDx talk in collaboration with the University of Washington, titled, “Putting Humanity First within the Media Industry.” Her work has graced the walls of prestigious institutions, including The Phillips Collection, The National Building Museum, PhotoSCHWEIZ, Catchlight, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, and The MLK Library, among many others. Her visuals are in esteemed publications such as Vogue, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, BET, The Guardian, Bloomberg Businessweek, NPR, and more. She continues her journey of storytelling focusing on humanity.

Photo by Amber Aisha

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Dee Dwyer

Jun 152024

MFON Global Symposium: Presence & Preservation

The one-day symposium will include a series of panel discussions, featuring scholars, artists, curators and centered around archiving and elevating the voices of women and non-binary of photographers of African descent, as part of Photoville’s annual Festival in New York City.

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Jun 122024

Deep Dive: “Solutions Photography”

We’re too used to hearing about the problems. But how can we work towards solutions to those problems? Welcome to Solutions Photography.

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