Ellie Davies (Born 1976) lives in Dorset and works in the woods and forests of Southern England. She gained her MA in Photography from London College of Communication in 2008.
Davies is represented by Crane Kalman Brighton Gallery in the UK, Patricia Armocida Gallery in Milan, Susan Spiritus Gallery in California, Gilman Contemporary in Idaho, A.Galerie in Paris and Brucie Collections in Kiev.
Crane Kalman Brighton Gallery will next show her work at London Art Fair from 21 – 24 April 2022 and at Photo London 2022 from 12 – 15 May.
Recent solo exhibitions include Gilman Contemporary in Sun Valley, Idaho in 2020 and at 10 Gresham Street in 2021 in a collaboration between VJB Arts and Crane Kalman Brighton Gallery.
Other collaborations include Associate Artist for Demain, La Foret – a major tree planting project in Loire, France, and Philropy Philanthropy Card – supporting The Carpathia European Wilderness Reserve in Romania.
Her Seascapes series was selected ‘Nominee’ in the 14th International Color Awards 2021 and the Fires series was a Finalist in the Klompching NY Fresh 2019 Summer Show. The image also received a Gold and two Bronze awards in the Moscow International Photography Awards 2019 and Winner in the 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards: Professional Landscapes and Seascapes category. The Fires series was also selected Winner of the 12th Pollux Awards – Professional Fine Art Series category in 2019, Conceptual Professional Nominee in the The Fine Art Photography Awards 2019 and Winner in the Nature, Environment and Perspectives category of the Urbanautica Institute Awards 2019. Stars 8 was awarded ‘Fine Art Single Image Winner’ in the Magnum Photography Awards 2017 which was exhibited at The Photographers Gallery in London.
Davies was recently interviewed in Mountain Living USA, Stir World India, Rakes Progress, Ernest Journal, Zoom Magazine Italy, China Life Magazine, Dodho Magazine, National Geographic, A Small Voice Podcast, Photomonitor, Gardens Illustrated, The Guardian, Aesthetica Magazine, National Geographic, The LA Times and Huffington Post.
Selected books include Sacrifice by Laurence Bourgeouis and Ellie Davies, published by La tête à Versa: France in 2021. And, Keeper of the Hearth by Odette England, Schilt Publishing, 2020. Le Magiciennes de la Terre: L’art et la Nature au Feminin by Virginie Luc published by Les Editions Ulmer Paris. Matter and Desire published by Chelsea Green, Vermont USA. Arboreal: A Collection of New Woodland Writing, published by Little Toller Books, with images and cover by Davies.
WUD: Four Fictional Walks in the Woods has been added to the collections of the National Art Library at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The Library Project Bookshop, Dublin, The Glasgow School of Art Library, and is stocked in Foyles London and by Tangerine Press.
Davies’ work is held in private collections worldwide.