Joeff Davis: Political Frenzy

Presidential campaigns are photographer Joeff Davis‘s specialty. He has built his career on photographing important cultural, civic and political figures in Chicago and around the country in unlikely, unique or historic occasions. The campaign trail for the 2008 election has been captured in the lively exhibition Political Frenzy: Images from the 2008 Campaign Trail, featuring work by Joeff Davis. Presidential campaigns are photographer Joeff Davis’s specialty. He has built his career on photographing important cultural, civic and political figures in Chicago and around the country in unlikely, unique or historic occasions. The selection of 15 works on view covers both the Democratic and Republican conventions and an assortment of campaign stops along the way.

  • October 12, 2008 – November 16, 2008
  • 4833 Gallery
April 14, 2007, Atlanta, Georgia-Illinois Senator Barack Obama stretches his hand into a crowd of supporters after his April, 2007 campaign speech at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, Georgia, 2008, c-print, 13 x 19 inches

About Joeff Davis

Joeff Davis has been a freelance photographer since 1997 and has shot extensively for commercial and news sources, including Atlantic Monthly, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Philadelphia Weekly, LA Weekly, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Spin, among many others. His work is in the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, and has been exhibited at the Renaissance Society and the Brickton Art Center (IL). He is a former teaching artist for the Hyde Park Art Center and received a B.F.A. from Hampshire College (MA). Davis currently splits his time between living and working in Atlanta (GA) and Chicago.

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