November 18, 2018

Chester Artist Caryn B. Davis Exhibit Starts Oct. 8

Monticchiello, Tuscany, Italy, will be among those showcased at Chester Village West, beginning Oct. 8. The public is invited to the opening reception.

Continuing its monthly exhibits by Chester artists, Chester Village West at 317 West Main Street (Rte. 148) is presenting an exhibit by Caryn B. Davis of photography from Italy, Portugal, Martha’s Vineyard, Puerto Rico and New England this fall. The public is invited to the opening reception on Friday, Oct. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. to meet the photographer and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres prepared by the Chester Village West chef.

Caryn Davis is a commercial, editorial, architectural, marine, travel and portrait photographer with a studio in Chester. Her photographs have appeared in over 60 national and international publications, and she has numerous exhibitions to her credit. Her work has been written about in photography publications and trade journals including Rangefinder, Studio Photography, Photographer’s Forum and Zoom International. She was also interviewed on WNPR’s “Where We Live” by host John Dankosky about her self-assigned photo-essay “Chester Stories”.

Caryn began her career in the visual arts 24 years ago as a Producer/Writer of television documentaries that aired on the Learning Channel, History Channel, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Showtime, Flix and The Movie Channel. In addition to writing scripts, Caryn also works as a journalist. Her articles have been published in a variety of magazines and newspapers. She is a regular contributor to Ink Magazine (, a CT-based publication, both as a writer and photographer.

In 1999, Caryn served as a Media Producer with Orbis International, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating blindness worldwide. She traveled to eleven third world countries onboard the Orbis DC-10; the world’s only flying eye hospital, creating teaching videos for doctors and local hospitals. On the weekends, Caryn explored the countries she was visiting, photographing the different people, cultures and landscapes.

Caryn is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers; presents lectures to schools, libraries, organizations and associations; and teaches photography to adults and children. As an avid world traveler to over 35 countries, she enthusiastically and artistically photographs people, places and things at home and abroad.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit at Chester Village West can be seen daily from 9 to 5 until the first week of November.