Cebe Loomis is a practicing visual artist and social documentarian. Specializing in the ethnographic photography essay, Loomis' research interests include practices of visual anthropology, place-making, cultural geography and collective memory formation. Loomis has conducted research in various countries—from exploring family dynamics of Cambodian households; to unpacking the complexities of cubanidad within contemporary Cuba; to illuminating the hopes and fears of a group of boys graduating from Malibu High School.
Loomis is the recipient of the 2017 Post-Graduate Bursary Award from the Royal Photographic Society, England and the 2017 Arts Dean's Fund for Excellence Award, University of California, Santa Cruz. Loomis earned her Bachelors of the Arts degree in Anthropology from Vassar College, and her Masters of the Fine Arts degree in Social Documentation at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
If you are interested in a retrospective look into my photographs, you can find more of my work on my blog, a photographic journal cataloguing my past 8 years of exploration.