Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe was born July 9, 1951. She has had frequent group and solo exhibitions at museums and galleries around the world including the Leica Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York; the Smithsonian and National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.; Galerie Herve Odermat in Paris; and the Excellsior in Florence. Moutoussamy-Ashe’s work has been featured in Life, the New York Times, and People. Her books include Viewfinders: Black Women Photographers. She lives in New York City and was married to professional tennis player Arthur Ashe (1977–1993).