Sally Davies is a photographer whose works are in the permanent collection at the Museum of the City of New York and the NYC 9/11 Memorial Museum. She is the author of two photo books; "New Yorkers" and "California Dreamers" and also of the acclaimed McDonalds Happy Meal project (1.75 million online hits). Her archive is now part of the Downtown Collection of Fales Library at NYU. Her photographs have been featured in the New York Times, the UK Daily Mail, PDN online, Huffington Post, Photolife Magazine, The Guardian and The New York Post.
In 2014, Sally's ”Lower East Side Photographs" were exhibited at the Bernarducci Meisel Gallery in New York City, with a 2nd solo exhibit "New York at Night” that followed on June 4, 2015. Sally has exhibited twice at the Museum of the City of New York; In 2020 her street photography was included in “From Stuyvesant to Sid Vicious,” and in 2023 her New Yorkers at home portraits were included in “New York Now: Home.”
In 2014 Sally received a citation from the city of New York for her ongoing commitment to photographing the Lower East Side.
She took Allen Ginsberg’s old apartment when she moved from Canada to New York in 1983, and she still lives in New York City with her dog Bun.
Her photographs have been featured in:
"California Dreamers" Ammonite Press UK
"New Yorkers" Ammonite Press UK
"Masters of Street Photography" Ammonite Press, UK
"A Democracy of Photos" Scalo Press
"Everyone Comes to Elaine's" A.E.Hotchner, Harper Collins Publishers
"The Light That Guides You Home" Jim Cuddy CD, Warner Music
"Skyscraper Soul" Jim Cuddy CD, Warner Music
"Undiscovered" Debra Winger, Simon & Schuster