The McCann Family II


Karen Davis is a photographer, book artist and teacher. Her work is featured at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA); the Houghton Rare Books Library, Harvard University; the Boston Drawing Project at Carroll & Sons Gallery and corporate and private collections.

She has exhibited "The McCann Family" at the Griffin Museum of Photography (2008) and will be presenting new work from that portfolio at the Bromfield Gallery, Boston (Sept. 2009.) She was selected as an "Art Bar" artist by Ithaca Fine Chocolates and is the 2006 recipient of the Director’s Prize in the CAA National Prize Show. Her “Visual Memoir” project was spotlighted in the Jan/Feb 2006 issue of The Women’s Review of Books. In 2005, three of her photographs were exhibited in “hrlm: pictures” at the Studio Museum in Harlem. Solo exhibitions include: Wadleigh Gallery, Chester College; the Dean’s Gallery at MIT; the Carpenter Center, Harvard University; Gallery 57, CAC Gallery, and University Place Gallery – Cambridge; and Creiger-Dane Gallery, Boston. Her portfolio, “For Patrons Only,” was featured in Fotophile Magazine. Much of her work can be viewed on her website,

Karen teaches photo-based and word-image courses at Lesley Seminars, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA and is a co-coordinator of a lecture series in word and image co-sponsored by Lesley Seminars, Lesley University and the Center for Photographic Exhibitions (CPE) of the New England School of Photography. She is a principal in, which specializes in websites and other marketing services for artists.


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