Rochester Institute of Technology College of Imaging Arts
MFA Savannah College of Art and Design
About Carrie Brown
Carrie Brown is a photographer and Director of Kekeli Ghana, West Africa. She received her MFA in photography from Savannah College of Art and Design and her BFA in Photography and painting from Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2002 she traveled to Ghana for a six-month internship that resulted in self- publishing Born on a Monday, a book of photographs documenting daily life in Woe, a fishing and farming village in Ghana. After completing her degree, she returned to Ghana in 2005 to work as a photographer and to teach photography at the local senior high schools.
In 2007 she registered Kekeli, Inc. as a non-profit organization in the USA to raise money for arts education in Ghana. Kekeli Foundation is the African component and was registered in Ghana in 2008 to work with marginalized groups in the Volta Region.
Carrie Brown also works as a photographer for the Asogli Traditional Council, documenting traditional programs, festivals, funerals, chieftaincy meetings, etc. She currently maintains residency in Ho, Ghana and Glenmont, NY, USA.