Portia Cobb

Moving Image, 2000

Documentary filmmaker Portia Cobb lives in Milwaukee, WI. She has been making films since 1989, including Homecomings, Exhausted, Drive-by Shoot and No Justice, No Peace. Her showings include The Walker Art Center, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Museum of Modern Art (New York), Baltimore Museum of Modern Art, and the Meridian Gallery (San Francisco). She is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Awards and Accomplishments

2007: Cobb receives University of Wisconsin System Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award