Kennedi Carter


A Durham, North Carolina native by way of Dallas Texas, Kennedi Carter is a fine art photographer and creative director with a primary focus on Black subjects. Her work highlights the aesthetics & sociopolitical aspects of Blackness as well as the overlooked beauties of the Black experience: skin, texture, trauma, peace, love and community. Her work aims to reinvent notions of creativity and confidence in the realm of Blackness.

“I just take pictures.”


Godchild Artist Lecture, 21c Museum Durham

Artist Lecture: Duke Center for Documentary Studies

Artist Talk, CAM Raleigh: East Durham Love


Fader, HighsNobiety, BET, No Sesso, Essence, New York Times, Complex, Sony Music, Redbull Bitch Magazine, Oxford American, OMEK, Maker Magazine


North Carolina Artists Exhibition: Juror's Choice


Vogue Italia, VSCO, Hunger Magazine, Duke Chronicle, Bitch Magazine, The Photographic Journal, No Sesso Archive Journal, The Press Magazine, Oxford American, Indy Week.


Photo Vogue Festival: 'Embracing Diversity' Exhibition 2018

VSCO Micro Gallery: Walk In the Sun Exhibition 2018

Nasher Museum of Art: Across County Lines Exhibition 2018

MFON Photoville Festival: ALTAR Prayer, Ritual, Offerings 2018

Duke Center for Documentary Studies: The Wonder of You 2019

MFON Women- In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity - 2019

Raleigh Fine Arts Society: North Carolina Artists Exhibition - 2020

East Durham Love, - 2019 Golden Belt Studios (Solo)

Godchild, 21c Museum - 2019 (Solo)

Flex, CAM Raleigh - 2020 (Solo)

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