Steve Davis

Photographer
    
The Western Lands
Location: Olympia, WA
Nationality: USA
Biography: Steve Davis is a documentary portrait and landscape photographer based in the Pacific Northwest.  His work has appeared in American Photo, Harper's, the New York Times Magazine, Russian Esquire, and is in many collections, including the... read on
These are recent additions to the ongoing project The Western Lands.

Statement:
Beauty can lurk in strange places, and I find myself drawn to landscapes which suggest ambiguity, emptiness, and the spiritually untidy.   To me, they resonate as backdrops to stories and dreams—vague suggestions of the earth as a temporary gesture.  They are as close to nowhere as I can get.  
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Houseless Portraits

By Steve Davis — This portraits, created at the Olympia Union Gospel Mission, were requested by an incarcerated artist, Chad..
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Back To The Garden

By Steve Davis / Olympia, Washington — This work represents people who self-identify  as 21st century hippies.  This was my sole..
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House Arrest: Pandemic Style

By Steve Davis — As I stay at home under pandemic coronavirus_19 conditions, I, like so many, spend a lot of time walking my..
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The Rainier School

By Steve Davis / buckley, washington — The Rainier School is a state operated institution for the developmentally disabled, not far from Seattle at..
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Captured Youth

By Steve Davis / Washington — Since 1997 I've been photographing incarcerated teens in Washington State.  They live in state and..
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Appearing As Regular People

By Steve Davis / Washington Correction Center, Shelton, Washington — Prison Inmates Appearing As Regular People.   These photographs represent inmates from two corrections..
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Northwest Passage

By Steve Davis / Idaho, Washington, Oregon — 1970s and 1980s work about living in the Pacific Northwest.
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As American Falls

By Steve Davis / American Falls, Idaho — American Falls is a small town southern Idaho named after a real waterfall called American Falls, on the..
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