(Selfie with On Site Painting by Freddy Brathwaite, 1985)
Sally Davies moved from Canada to NYC in 1983. She has lived in and photographed the Lower East Side ever since.
In 2014 Sally’s ”Lower East Side Photographs" were exhibited at the the "Bernarducci Meisel Gallery" in New York City, followed by a 2nd solo exhibit there June 4, 2015. She received a citation from the City of New York for her ongoing dedication to photographing the Lower East Side, the same year.
Sally’s works are in the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston Texas, the NYC 9/11 Memorial Museum, the Harvard Business School, and many private collections. In 2018 her entire photograph archive was acquired by Fales Library at New York University, to join its permanent “Downtown Collection”.
This year she is one of 16 international street photographers featured in “Masters of Street Photography” by Ammonite Press UK. Her photographs have also been featured in the New York Times, the UK Daily Mail, PDF online, and the Huffington Post.
She is the author of the widely acclaimed "McDonalds Happy Meal Project" that went viral (twice) in 2010, receiving over 1.5 million hits to date.
Her photographs have been featured in-
"Masters of Street Photography" 2019 Published by Ammonite Press, UK
"A Democracy of Photos," Scalo Press
"Everyone Comes to Elaine's," A.E.Hotchner, Harper Collins Publishers, NY
"The Light That Guides You Home" Jim Cuddy CD,,
"Skyscraper Soul" Jim Cuddy CD, Warner Music Canada.
"Undiscovered" by Debra Winger , Simon & Schuster
Sally is the author of the 2010 widely acclaimed "McDonalds Happy Meal Project".