Nature’s Light Photography/Jay McCarthy

Award-winning photographer Jay McCarthy has been passionate about his craft for the past 30 years. He specializes in landscape and portraiture photography and his work has been featured in numerous juried shows and galleries including Alpers Fine Art in Andover, MA, the former First and Ocean Bank in Newburyport, Fidelity Investments in Boston, The Newburyport Art Association (Best in Show and Best Photographic Submission - Annual Winter Members Juried Show/2012 and Best Photographic Submission Annual Winter Members Juried Show/2018), Cambridge Art Association's "Blue" Exhibit, David’s Restaurant, the Blu Water Café, Michael's Harborside and Chase & Lunt in Newburyport, The Topsfield Fair (2005 Honorable Mention and Third Place in the Professional Photography Division), The Merrimac (MA) Town Hall (Best in Show), Yankee Homecoming’s “Photography at Brown Square”, inclusion in the Mass. Municipal Association’s 2005 Calendar, The Newburyport Literary Festival (Website), The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival (Website), Newburyport Magazine, Merrimack Valley Magazine, Post Road Framers in Rowley, MA, Andover’s (MA) “Art in the Park” and other venues.

McCarthy is Past President of the Newburyport Art Association's Board of Directors.

He holds BS in Management from the University of Massachusetts and he attended the New York Institute of Photography.

Photo courtesy of Deb Montecalvo