Laila Annmarie Stevens

Laila Annmarie Stevens (b. 2001) is a Black Queer Photographer and Visual Artist from Queens, NY. She received her BFA in Photography and Related Media at The Fashion Institute of Technology. Their portraiture is informed by their passion for honoring marginalized youth voices and embracing the fullness of Black life through the creation of a digital safe space. Their work could be described as a raw and intimate perspective. Through her early work in youth organizations, she’s incorporated image-making to envision a world of inclusion and power.

Current Exhibitions Featuring Laila Annmarie Stevens

Clayton Sisterhood Project

Roy Wilkins Park
 on show
 coming soon

Inspired by the longing for ancestral remembrance through the traditional family album, the Clayton Sisterhood Project explores contemporary kinship, and the continuing legacy built by the photographer’s sisters and nieces from Queens, NY moving onto Clayton, North Carolina land together.

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Current Events Featuring Laila Annmarie Stevens

Jun 192023

Clayton Sisterhood Project Exhibition Walkthrough with Laila Annmarie Stevens in conversation with Elias Williams as part of Juneteenth in Queens

Artist walkthrough of the Clayton Sisterhood Project exhibition in Roy Wilkins Park led by Laila Annmarie Stevens as part of Juneteenth in Queens

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