Executive Director & Curator, Houston Center for Photography

Ashlyn Davis is a writer, editor, and the Executive Director & Curator of Houston Center for Photography, as well as the chief editor of spot magazine. She regularly writes for publications, such as Light Work’s Contact Sheet, and has co-edited a book of historic photos,  Islands of the Blest, now in its second edition. In addition to her work at Houston Center for Photography, Ashlyn also curates exhibitions at other institutions, including most recently, Genevieve Gaignard, In Passing at the Art Gallery at Black Studies’ (AGBS) Christian-Green Gallery at the University of Texas at Austin.   She earned her BA in Art History from Pratt Institute and her Master's Degree in American Studies at the University of Texas with a focus on American photography and culture.

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Chicago | Illinois | 60622



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Filter Photo is partly supported by grants from The MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Illinois Arts Council Agency, a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, The Fogelson Family Foundation, and The Halo Hill Charitable Fund.