Shantee – The Beauty You Are

I often think about how skin of a different hues are depicted in media. Do we even notice and how do people feel about it? This portrait series explores some of those curiosities through the reflections women of color shared. This series is a piece of the capstone project of my undergraduate studies in digital communications at the University of Baltimore.

I started [in kindergarten] kind of looking at people like, huh, are they like me or are they different? I saw other cultures as well, even in elementary school.

Shantee - The Beauty You Are
Shantee - The Beauty You Are

I think the roles that are being played now are really important and they’re [people of color] getting leading roles.

  • Client
    Shantee
  • Date
    March 26, 2017