Dawn Herlihy Reilly is an award-winning photographer residing in Nassau County, Long Island, New York.
A graduate of the Germain School of Photography, she has worked in the field of photography since she received a Kodak Brownie Starmatic at the age of twelve.
Her photograph, “Counting Sheep” was part of the Animal Kingdom: From Tame to Wild exhibit at the Long Island Museum.
“On The Dutch Side” was accepted into the 2019 Somerville Toy Camera Festival in Somerville, MA.
Kansas City Stockyards chose seven of her photographs to hang in their Plastic Camera Show.
“Antelope Canyon” was awarded First Place at the Sky’s The Limit juried photography show at the Long Island Photo Gallery in Islip, NY. “Tropical Mockingbird” was accepted into The Call of The Wild exhibit later that year.
A frequent contributor to the The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport Annual Juried Photography Show, Dawn received Honorable Mention for “Susan and The Singing Bowl” and “GS + BS” was awarded second place at the 39th Annual Juried Show.
“GS + BS” was also excepted into The Black, White & All the Grays Between juried photography exhibit at the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts.
Several of her mixed media collages were chosen for the Untitled. JPG exhibition at the Pierro Gallery, in West Orange, NJ.
Her photographs were selected to be in the Town of Oyster Bay’s Rotational Art Exhibit. Many of her portraits, landscapes, and event photographs are in private collections across the country.
As an administrator for the Facebook Group “Long Island Hot Shots,” she promotes and encourages photographers of all levels to share their beautiful images of her beloved Long Island.
Dawn is so very excited to share the perfectly imperfect world of toy camera photography in her solo photography show
Just One More…A Photographic Exploration with Toy Cameras at the Art Alcove in Freeport, March 3, 2023 – April 29, 2023.