photo portrait of Bayeté Ross Smith

Bayeté Ross Smith

Creative Director

Bayeté Ross Smith is an interdisciplinary artist, photographer, filmmaker and education worker, working at the intersection of photography, film & video, visual journalism, 3D objects and new media. He lives in Harlem, New York.

He is Columbia Law School’s inaugural Artist-In-Residence, a Presidential Leadership Scholar, a TED Resident, a Creative Capital Awardee, an Art For Justice Fund Fellow, a BPMPlus Grantee and a POV NY Times embedded mediamaker.

Bayeté has worked with Self-Evident Education since day one as a founding partner in the work. He was the first person (other than his wife) who Michael spoke with about the idea that has become SEE.