Gerald Davis (contemporary artist)


Gerald Davis (contemporary artist)

Gerald Davis (born 1974) is an artist based in Los Angeles.

Davis was born in Pittsburgh. His paintings and drawings are delicately rendered in oil paint and pencil, using muted, almost monochrome, colours. [ Ana Finel Honigman, [http://www.artnet.com/artist/708166/gerald-davis.html New York Horticulture] , [http://www.artnet.com ArtNet.com] ] His work deals with his memories of childhood trauma, sexuality and desire. [press release, [http://www.johnconnellypresents.com/exhibition/view/951 JohnConnellyPresents.com] ]

He received his BFA from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997 and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1999.

elected Exhibitions

2008

"Unreal", Saatchi Gallery, London

2007

"Der Wichser", Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles

"At Home", curated by Mario Testino, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York

2006

"LAXed: Paintings From The Other Side", Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

"1986", Salon 94 and John Connelly Presents, New York

"USA Today", Saatchi Gallery, London

"From L.A.", Baronian Francey, Brussels, Belgium

2005

"Drawings", Tall Wall Space, The University of La Verne, California

"Paintings and Drawings", Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles

2003

"Gerald Davis: Drawings and Paintings", Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

2002

"My Problem", Counterpoint Gallery, Los Angeles

2001

"Drawing Invitational", Optimistic Gallery, Chicago

References

External links

*Further information and images from [http://www.johnconnellypresents.com/artist/view/714 John Connelly Presents]
*Images, texts and biography from the [http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/Gerald_davis.html]
*Gerald Davis on [http://www.artnet.com/artist/708166/gerald-davis.html ArtNet.com]
*Further images from [http://www.black-dragon-society.com/artists/view/20 Black Dragon Society]


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