Teanna Woods Okojie
Sunny San Diego California native, Teanna "Tee" Woods Okojie, has created a special and unique way of integrating her love for children & families through photography. With a heart for social change and passion for ethical representation in documentary portraiture. Teanna's visual focus remains on the current social, economic, racial & education injustices affecting our world.
She attended Brooks Institute receiving her Bachelor's degree in Still Professional Photography & Commercial Advertising, began her early stages in photography in high school, as a sophomore. Teanna was traditionally trained in film photography and development, darkroom printing and digital photography. She received early recagination for her work entering local state and county fairs and placing first and second throughout her county.
After graduating Brooks Institute, Teanna pursed a career in edortial children's and teens fashion, which evolved into documentary portraiture focused on children and families. She also began teaching photography to children and adults in the United States and overseas early in her career. Her work has been exhibited throughout Los Angeles, Brooklyn, New York City, both South & West Africa.
Teanna is currently working domestically & internationally. Her current project locations include exstensive work throughout the continent of Africa, continued photographic series in Lagos, Nigeria.