Billie Carter-Rankin


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Billie Carter-Rankin (b. 1995 Milwaukee, WI) is a visual artist based in Chicago, IL. She graduated from Howard University in May 2018 with her BFA in Media, Journalism, and Film with a concentration in Film production. She is entering the second year of her MFA program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a concentration in Photography. Over the past year, Carter-Rankin’s work has been seen internationally in various publications such as Typical Girls Magazine in London, UK and Root-ed Magazine in Liverpool, UK. She has been recognized for her work including being a finalist in the Women in Film festival in Washington, D.C., receiving 1st place in the 86th Howard University Student Art Show, and receiving the Bishetta Merit Award in Blacks in Cinema from the Howard University Department of Media, Journalism, and Film. Carter-Rankin uses experimentation in her work to present new perspectives on contemporary social issues.

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