Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA
Ashlyn Davis is the Executive Director of Houston Center for Photography, a nonprofit offering year-round exhibitions, workshops, publications, community education programs, lectures, and classes. In her role at HCP, Davis is focused on balancing work by regionally and internationally acclaimed emerging, mid-career, and established artists. She is also the editor of SPOT, a bi-annual magazine about photography that includes artist portfolios, exhibition and book reviews, and interviews.
In addition to her work at HCP, Davis is a published writer, and recently co-edited a book of 19th-century photographs, Islands of the Blest, now in its second edition. She earned her BA in Art History from Pratt Institute and her MA in American Studies with a focus on the history of photography from the University of Texas at Austin. Ashlyn is interested in a broad range of photography, but is particularly passionate about work that intervenes in cultural or historical narratives in thoughtful ways.