Jay McCarthy is an award-winning photographer who has been passionate about his craft for the past 30 years. He specializes in landscape and portrait photography and his work has been featured in numerous juried shows and galleries. Including the former First and Ocean Bank in Newburyport, Fidelity Investments in Boston, The Newburyport Art Association (Best in Show & Best in Photography/2012 Winter Member Juried Show), The Cambridge Art Association, David’s Restaurant, Blu Water Café, Michael’s Harborside and Chase & Lunt in Newburyport, The Topsfield Fair, The Merrimac (MA) Town Hall (Best in Show), Yankee Homecoming’s “Photography at Brown Square”, inclusion in the Mass. Municipal Association’s 2005 Calendar, Lowell’s Boat Shop, The Newburyport Literary Festival (Website), Newburyport Magazine, Merrimac Valley Magazine, Newburyport Adult Education (First Place Winner for their 2012/2013 winter catalog cover), Post Road Framers in Rowley, Andover’s (MA) “Art in the Park” and other venues.
McCarthy is the past president of the Newburyport Art Association. He holds BS in Management from the University of Massachusetts and he attended the New York Institute of Photography.