Dawn Colsia is a documentary photographer, and combines her life long love of photography with her passion for social change.  Dawn utilizes her skills to create awareness and dialogue about important political and cultural issues of our time.  Her images act as a medium to expose and influence our values and priorities as a society.

In addition to advocacy photography, Dawn enjoys making images of nature, especially the ocean which reminds her of the towns where she grew up. 

Dawn has exhibited her work in several locations:

311 Gallery, Landscapes and Seascapes, "Magnolia," Juried by Linda Eddins, Jim Hallenbeck and Lori White, Raleigh, NC, Nov 2 - Nov 25, 2017

National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, "Children of the Revolution," Juried by Nick Capasso,  University Place Gallery, May 18 – June 23, 2017

Newton Free Library, Fidel Castro’s Cuba, May 1 – 31, 2017

Cambridge Art Association, Member Prize Show, Artist of the Year Award, "Mourner Fidel Castro's Memorial Service," Juried by Randi Hopkins, University Place Gallery, Feb 7 – March 25, 2017

Winter Solstice, Griffin Museum, Winchester MA 2017

Winter Solstice, Griffin Museum, Winchester MA 2016

Alelier 23, Griffin Museum, Winchester MA, March 5 – 29, 2016