Education: 
 

2012-2016  BFA candidate in Photography at the University of Alaska, Anchorage
          (On hiatus, moved to California)  

 

Real Estate work:


2018

Ellen Davis Photography established in Nevada City, CA., March 2018

2016

Commissioned by the UAA/APU Consortium Library for promotional images of the interior, Anchorage, AK

 


Solo Exhibitions:

2017

Tangled up in Blue - Becky Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Yuba River- Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Grass Valley, CA

 

2016

Gotta Knock A Little Harder - Snow City Cafe, Anchorage, AK

Yuba River - Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Grass Valley, CA


2015

Gotta Knock A Little Harder - Arc Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Yuba River - Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Grass Valley, CA


2014

Thresholds - UAA/APU Consortium Library, Anchorage, AK

Thresholds - SubZero Mirco Lounge, Anchorage, AK

Yuba River - Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Grass Valley, CA

 

Group Exhibitions:
 

2018

Krappy Kamera, SohoPhoto Gallery, New York, NY

Analog vs. Digital, Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

In Focus: Current Photography, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

 

2017

Nature's Way, Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR

The Creative Portrait, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Hollywood, CA

Alternative Process Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

Nuclear Bombs and Fairy Tales, Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR

Alternative Process Photography, The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Plastic Fantastic VIII, Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR

10th International Juried Plastic Camera Show, RayKo Photo Center, San Fransisco, CA

 

2016

On Solid Ground, Arc Gallery, Anchorage, AK 

Through our Eyes, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK 

No Big Heads, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK 

Rarefied Light, 2016, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK

 

2015

Member’s Exhibition, Alaska Photographic Center, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK

Fashionistas Fight Back!, Orange County Center of Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

Rarefied Light 2015, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK

Through Our Eyes, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

2D & 3D Invitational, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Divine Inspiration, Arc Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Unalloyed, Arc Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Krappy Kamera, SohoPhoto Gallery, New York, NY

Member’s Exhibition, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
 

2014

Member’s Exhibition, Alaska Photographic Center, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK

Dab Art 2014 International Juried Show, Ventura, CA

Rarefied Light 2014, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK

Through Our Eyes, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

No Big Heads Self-Portrait Exhibition, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Juried Student Show, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

2D & 3D Invitational, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Press Black & White Photo Contest Winners 2013, Anchorage Community Works, Anchorage, AK

Member’s Exhibition, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
 

2013

Rarefied Light 2013, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK

Through Our Eyes, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

No Apologies, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Press Black & White Photo Contest Winners 2012, Indigo Tea Lounge, Anchorage, AK


2012

Foundations, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

No Big Heads Self-Portrait Exhibition, UAA Student Union Gallery, Anchorage, AK

 

Awards and Honors:
 


Honorable Mention; Alternative Process Competition, 2017

Featured in "Your Daily Photograph", May 18, 2017  http://mailchi.mp/duncanmillergallery/your-daily-photograph-apr-269437

Second Place; Krappy Kamera, 2015

Juror’s Choice; No Big Heads, 2014

Juror’s Choice; Juried Student Show, 2014

First, second, and third place, and Honorable Mention in “Things” category; third place in

“Places” category; Anchorage Press Black & White Photo Contest, 2013

Grand Prize; First place in “Things” category; Anchorage Press Black & White Photo Contest, 2012



Publications and Reviews:
 

2017
Ekenberg, Tamara. "Ellen Davis returns for spring photo-fabric exhibit on winter darkness." The Alaska Dispatch News, 5/5/2017

Jastrab, Ann. "RayKo's 10th Annual Plastic Camera Show Award Winners." all-about-photo.com, 4/2/2017



2015

Dunham, Mike. “First Friday Rambles” Alaska Dispatch News, 9/4/2015

Brooks, Katherine. “ Introducing The Krappy Kamera Contest, A Photography Competition That Honors Lo-Fi Beauty” The Huffington Post, 2/10/2105

Mallonee, Laura C. “Let Us Now Praise Crappy Cameras” Hyperallergic, 2/5/2015

Kinsella, Eileen. “Winners of Krappy Kamera Contest Unveiled in SoHo” Artnet News, 2/2/2015
 

2014

Barros-Barnes, Diego. “Photography Club member Ellen Davis shares work, process.” The Northern Light . October 2014

Understory , UAA Undergraduate Literary Journal, 2014

Ireland, Kelly. “Advanced Student’s Works at the 2-D and 3-D Invitational.” The Northern Light . March 2014
 

2013

Understory , UAA Undergraduate Literary Journal, 2013

Ireland, Kelly. “What is seen ‘Through Our Eyes’.” The Northern Light . October 2013

 

COLLECTIONS:
 

Archives and Special Collections at UAA/APU Consortium Library, Anchorage, AK

 


Workshops:
 

Make Your Own Developer, East Bay Photo Collective, 2017
Shoot What You Love, Henry Horenstein, 2017
The Narrative Portrait, Amy Arbus, 2016
Night Photography, Loren Holmes, 2016
Defining the Personal Narrative, Susan Burnstine, 2015
Glacier Photography Workshop: Photographing the wonders of the Matanuska Glacier, Hal Gage, 2015
Creative Composting with the iPhone, Karen Divine, 2015
Glacier Photography Workshop: Photographing the wonders of the Matanuska Glacier, Hal Gage, 2014
Bird Point: Landscapes of the Turnagain Arm, Hal Gage, 2014
Denali Highway, Hal Gage, 2013
Glacier Photography Workshop: Photographing the wonders of the Matanuska Glacier, Hal Gage, 2012
 


Teaching:
 

2016
"Working with the Cyanotype process" UAA Printmaking Club, University of Alaska, Anchorage

 

Guest Lecture:


2016
"Tangled up in Blue: My work and process with cyanotype"  Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska




Service:

Nevada County Camera Club, Committee Chair for PR, Nevada City, CA, 2018 - present

Alaska Photographic Center, Board Member, Anchorage, AK, 2015 - 2016

Arc Gallery, UAA/APU Consortium Library, Interim Curator, Anchorage, AK, January 2015 - August 2016

UAA Camera Club, Treasurer, Spring 2015

UAA Camera Club, Secretary/Treasurer, Fall and Spring 2014

UAA Camera Club, Secretary/Treasurer, Fall and Spring 2013

UAA Photography Lab, Lab Monitor, Fall 2013 - present

Alaska Library Association Annual Conference, Official Photographer, 2010, 2012, 2014

 

affilations:

Nevada County Camera Club, Nevada City, CA, 2016- present

Alaska Photographic Center, Anchorage, AK, 2012 - 2017

UAA Camera Club, Anchorage, AK, 2012 - 2016

UAA Print Club, Anchorage, AK, 2016 - 2016

International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK, 2014 - 2016