Nona Faustine

Nona Faustine is a native New Yorker and award-winning photographer and Public Speaker. Her work focuses on history, identity, representation, evoking a critical and emotional understanding of the past.


Faustine’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is in the collection of the Studio Museum of Harlem, Carnegie Museum and the Brooklyn Museum. In 2021 Faustine’s photographs were acquired by the North Dakota Museum, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum in Minnesota, Brandeis University Rose Museum, Minnesota Institute of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Boston Museum of Fine Art, the Lumber Room in Portland Oregon and in 2022 the Los Angeles County Museum. Her much acclaimed White Shoes series was recently published by MACK Books.


Faustine’s work currently is on view in exhibitions nationally the Baltimore Museum, Afro Atlantic Histories at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., This fall 2022 she will debut at the Armory in NYC with Higher Pictures Generation and internationally at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany in October.