Jen Davis

May 2011

Jen Davis is a Brooklyn-based photographer. For the past 9 years she has been working on her series Self-Portraits, dealing with issues regarding beauty, identity, and body image. She received her MFA from Yale University in 2008, and her BA from Columbia College Chicago in 2002. Davis’ work is included in “reGeneration 2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today”, which opened at Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland in June 2010 and continues to travel globally. Davis’ work is included in the inaugural exhibition at Joy Wei gallery in New York City titled “Whose Self-Portrait? The Subject Behind the Camera.” Davis has exhibited widely included group exhibitions at SI FEST: Savignano Immagini Festival in Italy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Stephen Daiter Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Milwaukee Art Museum, and the Galerie Priska Pasquer in Cologne, Germany. Her photographs are in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Sir Elton John Photography Collection, and The Library of Congress. Her work has been featured in publications including Camera Austria, Aperture, Photography Quarterly, and PDN. Davis is represented by Lee Marks Fine Art. Her work was featured on the website Women in Photography NYC. More images can be viewed on her website at