Calli McCaw Photography | Fine Art Photography | New York, NY
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Calli has an underlying passion for art history, which informs all her photography.  she believes that aesthetics and message must go hand in hand for art to be impactful.  The balance between these two elements may vary, but both she feels are essential.  In formulating her work, Calli strives to achieve this balance by appealing to a shared sense of humanity, joining our intellect with our ability to be touched emotionally.   

Calli's work has been featured in many galleries and venues around the world.  In the U.S., these include the Griffin Museum, FDR Memorial in NYC, Critical Mass Finalist, Texas Photographic Society, LA Center of Photography, Foley Gallery, Center, Baldwin Photographic Gallery, Dallas Center for Photography, Center for Photographic Art, Center for Fine Art Photography, A. Smith Gallery, SE Center for Photography, PhotoPlace Gallery, Davis Orton Gallery, Black Box Gallery, South x Southeast.  Internationally, Calli's photography has been recognized by the International Photography Awards, Gallery Valid Foto (Spain), Berlin Foto Biennale, Pollux Awards, Budapest International Foto Awards, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Athens Photo Shortlist, Mt. Rokko International Photo Festival (Japan). Her photography has also been written up in Rangefinder, Feature Shoot Magazine, and recently in the inaugural issue of FotoNostrum Magazine.

Calli has a Masters in Modern Art from Christie’s, studied multi-cultural art history at Columbia

University, and photography at ICP in NYC.  She also has a BS in Business Administration and an MBA

from Georgetown and St. John’s Universities, respectively.

Calli is listed in photo-eye's Art Photo Index and LensCulture.

Selected shows and events

2021

SE Center for Photography Open Exhibition, Greenville, SC (January)

The Human Portrait, Online Exhibition at the Dallas Center for Photography

Photo Noir Exhibition, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (February-March)

Flora exhibition, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC (May)

2020

Trust the Story, Baldwin Photographic Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN (February-March)

FOTONOSTRUM Magazine, Inaugural Issue, (April)

Honorable Mention Fine Art, 15th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards (May)

Framed: Landscape and Architecture Online Exhibition, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR (July)

6th Annual Online Group Show, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY (August)

Texas Photographic Society TPS:29 International Competition,  Houston and Abilene, TX (Oct-Mar/2021)

Honorable Mention Fine Art, 15th Pollux Awards (September)

Photomontage: Constructed Reality Online Exhibition, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (Oct-Nov)

Honorable Mention, Fine Art Portrait, 2020 IPA (International Photography Awards) (October)

Honorable Mention, 2020 Budapest International Foto Awards (December)

2020 Center for Photographic Art International Juried Online Exhibition, (November-December)

2019

Water 2019, PhotoPlace Gallery, Online Exhibition, Middlebury, VT (July-August)

Director’s Honorable Mention, “summertime, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX (July-Sept)

San Francisco Bay International Photography Competition, Silver Award (September)

One of 8 Best Fine Art Photographers in New York City as Featured by Peerspace – (August)

National Photography Award Finalist, Texas Photographic Society (September)

Honorable Mention, Fine Art Portrait, 2019 IPA (International Photography Awards) (September)

2018

ARTRIBUTION, Griffin Museum of Photography, MA, April - June

TPS 27: The International Competition, (Texas Photographic Society), TX (May-June)

Capture Your Freedom Exhibition at the prestigious Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island in New York City (June)

Contemporary Portrait, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC (November)

2017

TPS 26: The International Competition (Texas Photographic Society), TX (May-July)

Finalist, Fine Art Series, 10th Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award, July

Group Show, Los Angeles Center of Photography, 4th Annual Members' Exhibition, Virtual Gallery, July

Group Show, Center's Online ART & OPPRESSION Exhibition, Summer

3rd Annual Group Show, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY, July - August

Group Show, Analog v. Digital, Foley Gallery, NY, August

Group Show, Other Worlds, SE Center of Photography, October

10 Julia Margaret Cameron Exhibition, Gallery Valid Foto, Barcelona, Spain

2016

Group show, Seities & Selves, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT, January

Group show, Black and White: 2016, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR, January

Group show, Childhood, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, February - March

Group show, FAUX, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, April

Group show, Red, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, April - May

Berlin Foto Biennale 2016, October

Group show, Construct: Art in Architecture, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct, VT, May - June

Group Show, Flight, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, June

22nd Juried Show Exhibit via Instagram, Griffin Museum, July - August

Critical Mass Finalist, August

2nd Annual Group Show, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY, September - October

Feature Shoot write-up, "Portraits of Young Girls Immersed in Famous Paintings", November

The Photo Review 2016 Competition

2015

Finalist, 7th Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, June

Shortlist, Athens Photo Festival, April

Group show, OPEN: 2015, PhotoPlace Gallery Online, Middlebury, VT, January

Group show, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 2014 Online Photography Exhibition, Honorable Mention, January

The Photo Review 2015 Compeition: The Body Issue

2014

Group show, Portraiture: Expression & Gesture, PhotoPlace Gallery Online, Middlebury, VT, December

Group show, ReBloom, Kahilu Theater Gallery, Kamuela, HI, December

Group show, Shut Eye Exhibition, Lenscratch, September

Group show, Mt.Rokko International Photo Festival, Emerging Photographer Exhibition, Kobe, Japan, August – September

Group show, Griffin Museum of Photography 20th Juried Show, Winchester, MA, July – August

Review Santa Fe 100, June

Group show, Flora Hawaii, Honorable Mention, Kahilu Theater Gallery, Kamuela, HI, February – March

2013

Emerging Photographers Auction, Presented by Daniel Cooney Fine Art, iGAVEL.COM, September

Group show, Photography and Environmental Concern, PhotoPlace Gallery Online, Middlebury, VT, February – April

2012

Critical Mass Finalist, August

2011

FotoWeek Exhibit in the Crystal City Underground, Washington, DC, November 2011 – April 2012

Group show, Stay Cool, three person curated show, Solera Restaurant, NYC, August - October

Group show, Moment of Recognition, International Center of Photography, NYC, January - March

Publications

2015

OPEN: 2015, Exhibition Catalog, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

2014

Portraiture: Expression & Gesture, Exhibition Catalog, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

Mt.Rokko International Photo Festival, Emerging Photographer Exhibition Catalog, Kobe, Japan

Carnival Photo Essay Inspiration, Louise S. McGehee School Blog
2013

When Brides Fake It, Rangefinder/WPPI Blog

Photography and Environmental Concern, PhotoPlace Gallery Exhibition Catalog, Middlebury, VT

2012

Coney Island: Coming Of Age, idiosyncratic Tumblr

2011

PhotoNOLA 2011 Wrap Up, Pulitzer Prize-winning photo editor Stella Kramer's Blog