Sally Davies

Sally Davies

“Fun City (94 St. Marks)”
C-print on Epson Fiber Paper
17 x 22 inches
“Restaurant Lavagna”
C-print on epson fiber paper
13 x 19 inches
“Frank in his Office”

UltraChrome Pigment Inkjet Print
13 x 19 inches, edition of 12
“3 Girls Texting”
c-print on epson fiber paper
13 x 19"



1956 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Lives and Works in New York, NY


New York at Night – Large Scale Photographs, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
Photographs of the Lower East Side, First Look, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
New Photographs, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York
MTV Corporate Offices, New York
Aliens in Art, Bucknell Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York
Robert Steele Gallery, New York
OK Harris Gallery, New York
Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Quebec, Canada
OK Harris Gallery, New York


Simply, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Les Femme, Berlanga Fine Art Photographs, Chicago, Ill.
City Lives, curated by Michael Klein for the Shirley Fitterman Center, New York
The Figure In Photography, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York
Little Exaltations, Deffebach Gallery, Hudson, NY
Incongruous Juxtapositions, Molly Barnes @ Studio 18, New York
The Miniature Show, Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
A Democracy of Photos, New York City; 116 Prince St., New York; Fulton Street Gallery,
Troy, NY; Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL; Grand Court at International
Plaza and Bay Street, Tampa, FL; Louisville Public Library, Louisville, KY; Marietta
College, Mcdonough Center, Andrews Hall, Defiance, OH; Corcoran Gallery of Art,
Washington, D.C.; Zurich Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland; Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan;
85-87 Rue Du Faubourg-Saint-Martin, Paris, France; Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin,
Germany; Dresdner Druck und Verlagshaus, Dresden, Germany; Nrw-Forum Kultur und
Wirtschaft, Duesseldorf, Germany; The Newsroom, The Guardian and Observer’s New
Archive, London, England.
King Size, International Museum of Modest Arts, Sète, France
Flowers, Bodi Modern Art, Newport, RI
How the West Won, CMC Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Posers and Impostors, Leo Burnett Ad Agency, Chicago, IL
Miami 2000, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York
Shoes Shoes Shoes, Frederieke Taylor/TZ’ Art, New York
From Head to Toe, Graystone Gallery, San Francisco
No Kidding-Visions of Childhood, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York
F.I.S.T., Angelus Novus Project Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
No Small Feet, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
Art Santa Fe, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York
Art Chicago, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
The American Chair, Pelham Art Center, New York
Westbeth Gallery, New York
Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
A Celebration of the American Table, American Craft Museum, New York
Three Rivers Juried Art Competition, Pittsburgh, PA (1st Prize, Judge: Richard Flood, Chief
Curator, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN)
Center for the Arts, Vero Beach
Elvis & Marilyn:2X Immortal, Boston Institute of Contemporary
Art, Boston, MA (2 Nov 1994 – 8 January 1995); Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (4 February – 26 March 1995); Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC (15 April -30 June 1995); Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (2 August- 23 September 1995); Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL ( 9 Nov 1995- 7 January 1996); Portland Museum, Portland, OR ( 27 Jan- 23 March 1996); Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK ( 14 April- 2 June 1996); Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH ( 22 June- 19 August 1996); Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN ( 7 September- 3 November 1996); San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA ( 23 November 1996- 30 January 1997); Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI (16 April- 8 June 1997)


Sweet, Michael Ernest. “New York City Photographer Sally Davies Hits the Streets of LA”, The Huffington Post, November 12.
Sweet, Michael Ernest. “Colorful Storefronts of the Lower East Side”,, July 20.
Sweet, Michael Ernest. “New York City in Color: The Photography of Sally Davies”, The Huffington Post, July 14.
Goldstein, Michael. “Sally Davies: New York at Night”, ArtistsForum.Org, June 6
Sweet, Michael Ernest. “Sally Davies Discusses Women Street Photographers”, The Huffington Post, December 15.
Motal, Julius. “ISO 400: Sally Davies Talks About Photographing the East Village”, The Photographer, Nov. 6.
Goldstein, Michael. “Gallery Review: Sally Davies: New York at Night”, The Artists Review, June 10.
“On the Streets with Sally Davies”,, Sept. 23.
Kraft, Simone. “Photographs of the Lower East Side – Sally Davies in New York”,, Feb. 13.
Kestenbaum, Gloria. “Eye on the Lower East Side”, The Jewish Week, Feb.13.
Sikora, Betania. “Artists to Watch: Sally Davies,” Jacq Magazine, Spring.
Kreuzer, Terese Loeb. “Sally Davies: Lens on the East Village”, Downtown Post NYC, Feb. 10.
Blue, Delphine. “Interview: East Villager Sally Davies Guests on The Rest Is Noise”, East Village Radio, Feb. 6.
“Your Favorite Photographs of 2013”, PDN Online, Jan. 1.
“New York Panorama”, NY Times, Jan. 27.
Davies, Katie, “The Dark Corners of New York City”, Daily Mail Online, March 14.  Updated March 15, 2013
“Parked Cars in Their Hoods: Strangely Beautiful Photographs of New York Motors”, Daily Mail Online, April 14.
“Brady, Tara, “Pooch Paw-Traits: Sally Davies”, Daily Mail Online, May 22.
Maurer, Daniel, “Thank You, East Village”, NY Times, May 1.
“Slideshow: New York Cars”, MSN Photos, May.
Wender, Jessie, “Fourteen Contemporary Food-Inspired Photographs”, The New Yorker, Oct. 30.
Sergio, Anna, “Street Photography in New York: Sally Davies”, 100 Millimetri, Oct. 24.
Carol, J. David, “Five Photos, No Words: Sally Davies”, PDN, Nov. 11.
Rose, Brian, “Viewfinder, Time and Space On The Lower East Side”, NY Times, June 15.
Davies, Sally, “Viewfinder, Eight Million Stoires, One At A Time”, NY Times, July 27.
“You want flies with that? McDonalds Happy Meal shows no sign of decomposing after six months”,
London Daily Mail Online, October 21.
Storey, Samantha, “Can Happy Meal Meme Stand Up To The Scientific Method?”, NY Times, October 15.
Coffey, T. Laura, “Oh, 180-day-old Happy Meal, Why Won’t You Rot?”, MSNBC, October, 14.
“ Happy Meal Unchanged After 6 Months: Unique To McDonalds?” The Huffington Post, October 13.
Updated May 25, 2011.
Pepper, Daile, “The Happy Meal that Even Bacteria Reject”, The Sydney Morning Herald, October 13.
Rosner, Helen, “McDonald’s Hamburgers: Almost Entirely Indestructible”, Grub Street, August 26.
Laliberte, Kristian, “Why We’re Scared of Happy Meals”, Refinery 29, August 26.
“Stati Uniti Sally Davies, Presenze estraterrestri nel sogno Americano”, Photo
Italia, November, pp. 56-61.
George, Alice Rose. Here is New York: A Democracy of Photos. Exh. Cat. Scalo Verlag: Zurich,
Switzerland, pp. 710-11.
“Sally Davies”, Casa, Cut, and Ryuko Tsushin, April, pp. 38-39.
Sidewalk New York, Microsoft Network, April 7,
Mayer, Rus and Paul Warchol. Loft. Monacelli Press: New York, p.106.
“Lucky Charm Art by Sally Davies”, Tattoo Review Magazine, , December, pp. 17-20.
Levin, Kim.“Listings: Sally Davies”, Village Voice, April 8.
“Artist Sally Davies Comments on Design Icons”, Interior Design Magazine, July, pp. 21
“Feature Artist Sally Davies”, Hot Lava Magazine, September, pp. 62-64
“American Design Co.”, Interior Design Magazine, April, pp. 8, 105, 107.
“Objects of Desire”, InStyle Magazine, June, p. 40.
“Postcards from the Pledge”, Border Crossings, Winter, p. 8.
DePaolo, Geri and Wendy McDaris. Elvis & Marilyn: 2X Immortal. Exh. Cat. Rizzoli
International Publications: New York, pp. 130.
Douglas, Susan, “Sally Davies/Franc Palaia”, Parachute Magazine, July/August/September, pp.50-51.


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
9/11 Memorial Museum, New York, NY
Jane Holzer
Sarah Jessica Parker
Harvard Business School
Leonard Cohen
Johnny Depp
Wolfgang Puck
Tim Burton
Joel Schumacher
Ted Demme
Garland Jeffreys
Susur Lee
Susan Toepfer
Robert Epstein
Lorenzo Carcaterra
Adrianna Trigiani
David Johnson of Nine Inch Nails
Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo
Dan Aykroyd
Terry Garr
Michael Patrick King
Illona Rich
Darren Starr
Debra Winger/Arliss Howard

Sally Davies Biography

Sally Davies