Born in New York City in 1952, Ellen Carey is a photographer and lens-based artist whose experimental work spans several decades. Primarily involving abstraction via the manipulation of photographic materials—often without the use of a camera—Carey’s work has been the subject of over 50 solo exhibitions, as well as hundreds of group exhibitions worldwide, at venues including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; MoMA PS1, New York City; Centre Pompidou, Paris; the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City; the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and many others. Carey lives and works in Hartford, Connecticut.
Ellen Carey (b. 1952)