Jovell Rennie

Jovell Rennie is an Anchorage-based photographer. Rennie’s early photographic work focused on sharing his experiences of Alaska with a global audience through social media, web, and print-based outlets. He has continued to use photography as a means of expression and connection within his community. In 2018, Rennie co-founded Akela Space, a gallery showcasing contemporary Alaska art and developing projects at the intersection of art and social justice. He is also the creative lead for the Black in Alaska storytelling project, a member of the Municipality of Anchorage Arts Advisory Council, and previously served as an advisor for Black Lives in Alaska: Journey, Justice, Joy, an exhibition at the Anchorage Museum.