Danielle A. Scruggs is a photographer based in Chicago.

Her editorial work has appeared in the Washington Post, WAMU Bandwidth, Ebony, and Buzzfeed.

Her personal work has been exhibited at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, A.I.R. Gallery, Arlington Arts Center, the National Institutes of Health, Roman Susan Gallery, and the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, among other museums and galleries throughout the United States.

In 2015, she established Black Women Directors, an online resource highlighting the art and labor of Black women directors from across the Diaspora. She is currently the Director of Photography at the Chicago Reader, an award-winning newspaper that combines investigative journalism and in-depth arts and culture writing. Her work has been nominated for awards by the Chicago Headline Society and the Association for Alternative Newsmedia.

Danielle received her M.A.from the Maryland Institute College of Art and B.A. from Howard University.

She is available for freelance assignments throughout Chicago and the greater United States.

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Howard University
The Washington Post
Stop Smiling
Greenpeace USA
Complex Media