Born in the United Kingdom, Adam Davies studied painting before switching to large-format photography in the late 2000s. He is a recipient of grants from the Vira Heinz Endowment, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and has attended residencies at the Chinati Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown and Yaddo. In 2015, Davies was honored as Outstanding Emerging Artist at the DC Mayor’s Arts Awards and was the recipient of the Clarence John Laughlin Award. He is an artist-in-residence at Creative Alliance in Baltimore where his recent exhibition featured collaborations with Los Angeles-based musician Alex Zhang Hungtai and Baltimore-based percussionist Adam Rosenblatt. He is currently working with the award-winning author, Joan Wickersham on a project based upon the 17th-century Swedish shipwreck ‘Vasa.’ In March 2019 he will present his graffiti project, ’Reroutings,’ at the Mid-Atlantic TED Talk in Washington, DC.