Phillis Kwentoh is a Nigerian American photographer based in New York City. A self-taught photographer, Phillis began her career in 2007 documenting her family’s Onitsha village. She has since worked for Essence magazine and exhibited in multiple galleries. Her work has been featured in MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora, The New York Times, Vogue Italia, Ann Street Gallery, MoCADA and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. In 2012 Phillis became a contributor to the PhotoVogue Collection at Art + Commerce.
When she's not shooting portraits, Phillis is plotting her next overseas adventure and daydreaming of living on a tropical island.