Bio

BIOGRAPHY

Ellie Davies (Born 1976) lives in London and works in the woods and forests of the UK.  Her gained her MA in Photography from London College of Communication in 2008.

Davies's six recent solo shows include Into the Woods at The Richard Young Gallery, London, Come with Me – New Landscape by Ellie Davies at The Print House Gallery in London, Smoke and Mirrors: Solo Exhibition at 10GS London, and Ellie Davies Solo Exhibition at Bruce Collections, Kiev in Ukraine. 

In June 2014 she was signed by Sophie Maree Gallery in The Netherlands and she looks forward to her first Solo Show with them in January 2015.  The Sophie Maree Gallery exhibited her work at Kunst Art fair 2014 in Amsterdam.  Her work is also represented at International Art Fairs by Crane Kalman Brighton Gallery, and by Art Gemini in Singapore.

Group exhibitions in 2014 include The Art Gemini Prize Exhibition at TriSpace Gallery in London London, Uncertain States at Four Corners Gallery in London, The Open West 2014 at The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham, Forest Stories Touring Exhibition travelled to The Russian Museum Summer Gardens in St. Petersburg, Krasnodar Central Park, Krasnodar, Russia, and Illinskii Forest Museum, Perm, Russia.  Other exhibitions include Inside Out at PH21 Gallery in Budapest, 100 Trees at Onca Gallery, Brighton, The Arles 2013 Photo Festival in France and China House in Malaysia, The Noorderlicht 2013 Photofestival in The Netherlands, and the 2012 Singapore International Photo Festival.  In late 2012 the Open to Interpretation: Intimate Landscape Exhibition toured the USA including Gordon Parks Gallery, St Paul, Minneapolis, and Newspace Centre for Photography, Portland, Oregon.

Davies was recently awarded First Place in the 2014 Kontinent Awards in the Fine Art Projects Category, First Place in the 2014 Art Gemini Awards, and two Honourable Mentions in the Moscow International Photography Awards 2014. 

She also received an Honourable Mention from the jurors of Inside Out 2014 at PH21 Gallery in Budapest, and was selected as a finalist in the 2013 London International Creative Competition.  She was awarded an Honourable Mention in the Professional Women Photographers International Juried Exhibition 2012.  Davies was selected for the Lens Culture International Exposure Awards 2010, and received 1st Place in the Fine Art Landscape category of the 2010 PX3 Paris Photo Prize, The Exeter Phoenix 2010 Audience Choice Award, ArtSlant Showcase Juried Winner in 2010 and 2011, and Commended in the LPA Landscape Awards 2010. 

She has recently been interviewed for Cercle Magazine France, F-Stop, Mull It Over, Urbanautica Photo Stories, Two Way Lens, Fraction Magazine, and It’s Nice That.  She has been featured in Interior Design USA, Blow Magazine, Dodho Magazine, Doc! Magazine, Fraction Magazine’s 50th Issue, Fuzion Magazine, Photo+ Magazine-South Korea, Conscientious, Silvershotz, Lens Culture, Art Ukraine, Mull It Over, Entitle Magazine, Urbanautica, F-Stop Magazine, Le Monde Magazine , and The London Independent Photography Selected Artist Showcase.  Recent books include WUD: Four Walks in the Fictional Woods, a limited-edition hardcover Photobook published by Tangerine Press in December 2012.  Also, Open To Interpretation: Intimate Landscapes – Published October 2012, and Behind the Image By Natasha Caruana and Anna Fox, 2012.  

Her work is held in private collections in the UK, the US, Central and Eastern Europe, South Korea, Hong Kong, Russia and The United Arab Emirates.  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.