SHOT - We the Mothers
SHOT - 101 Survivors of Gun   Violence in America
63 Scholes Street
The West


All images and text © Kathy Shorr

Kathy Shorr was born in Brooklyn, New York.  Her work crosses the borders of documentary,portraiture and street photography.  She received her undergraduate degree in photography from The School of Visual Arts and has an MS in Education, earned while working as a New York City Teaching Fellow working in the public schools in crisis.  Her work has been shown in galleries in the United States and Europe. Her Limousine series was featured at the celebrated Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, France.  Her book, SHOT …101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America was published by powerHouse in 2017.  SHOT: We the People is a nonprofit that she founded in 2019.  The current project on this platform is SHOT: We the Mothers, featuring mothers who have lost children to gun violence.The project has represented the city of Philadelphia and she is currently working in Miami.  She received a NYFA grant in 2022 for the Philadelphia project and a National Press Photographers grant for the project in Miami.  She lives and works in New York City.