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9 August 2017

Brian Davis lives and works in Northern Virginia. Born in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, Mr. Davis was raised in Guam and South Carolina. He teaches New Media and Sculpture at The Corcoran College of Art and Design and George Mason University. Mr. Davis has a B.F.A in General Studio from Winthrop University and a M.F.A in Sculpture from the University of Florida and was recently awarded a Professional Fellowship with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Solo/Two Person/Featured Artist Exhibitions

2017      Interdiciplinarium, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA, Curated by Karyn Miller

2017      Front, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD, Curated by Betty Gonzales

2017      Professional Fellow, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), Richmond, VA

2017      Untitled, Cube Gallery, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC Solo Exhibition

2016      Try and Try Again, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, D.C. Solo Exhibition

2015      Uncoupled, VisArts, Rockville, MD Solo Exhibition

2015      Artist in Residence, Artisphere, Arlington, VA

2015      Uncensored: Information Antics,  Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Memorial Library, Washington, D.C. Curated by Karyn Miller, Violet Mantell, Mary Early, and Matthew Mann

2014      Uncensored: The Art Exhibition, Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Memorial Library, Washington, D.C. Curated by Matthew Mann

2013      (e)merge Art Fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, D.C.

2013      Connect Four, Flashpoint Gallery in connection with the MLK Library, Washington, D.C. Curated by Karyn Miller

2013      Double Booked, DuPont Gallery, Fredricksburg, VA

2012      International Symposium for Electronic Art: Machine Wilderness, Albuquerque, NM

2012      Game Play Festival, Brick Theater, Brooklyn, NY

2012      Cultural DC Gala, Washington, DC  

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017      Fathom D.C., Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

2017      First Look: VMFA 2017 Fellows at The Workhouse, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2016      Small Victories, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore Maryland, Curated by Jose Ruiz

2016      Foggy Bottom Sculpture Biennial, Washington, D.C Group Exhibition

2015      Foundry, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC Curated by Jeff Bell, 1st Place

2014      Georgetown GLOW, Washington, DC Curated by Dierdre MacWilliams

2014      InLight Richmond, Richmond, VA Juror: Denise Markonish

2014      Interface, Viaduct Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2013      Catalyst, The Projects, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2012      (e)merge Art Fair, Flashpoint Gallery, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC

2012      Faculty Exhibition, George Washington University, Washington, DC

2011      Sculpture Now, Artery Plaza Gallery, Bethesda, MD

2011      InLight Richmond, Richmond, VA

2011      Art all Night: Nuit Blanche, Washington, DC

2011      Mascara, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007      Faculty Exhibition, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, SC

2006      Faculty Exhibition, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, SC

2005      Faculty Exhibition, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, SC

2005      Tri-State Sculptors Exhibition, Arts Council Gallery, Winston Salem, NC

2004      Synthesis: Experiments in Collaboration, Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY

2003      Catharticism, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2003      Synthesis: Experiments in Collaboration, Grossman Gallery, LaFayette College, Eaton, PA

2002      Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, University of Florida University Gallery, Gainesville, FL

2001      Seen, Fine Arts College Council Annual Student Juried Art Exhibition

2000      Combined Talents, The Tallahassee Florida National Competition, Florida State Museum of Fine Art, Tallahassee, FL    

Selected Reviews, Essays, Interviews

Lakhdhar, Ikram. “Pret-a-Porter.” Bmore Art, September 2016 (Photo)

Iacovone, Mike. “Sweeping Futility.” Bmore Art, June 2016 (Photo)

Mark Jenkins. “In the galleries: Playful Piece wll keep you on your toes at Flashpoint Gallery.” Washington Post, May 2016 (Photo)

Jacobson, Louis. “At Flashpoint, Brian Davis Has a Ball With Visitors.” Washington City Paper, May 31, 2016 (Photo)

Kotz, Vanessa Mallory. “Uncensored: Information Antics.” First Person Plural. September 2014.

Novikoff, Josh. Banned Books Inspire Art, Booze At D.C. Library,” DCist, September 2014. (Photo)

Jones, Leslie.  “The (e)merge art fair re(e)merges in DC,” ARTslant New York, September 2013. (Photo)

“Connect 4: at the MLK Jr. Memorial Library downtown,” BadWolf DC, May 2013 (Photo)

“Going Out Guide,” The Washington Post, May 2013.

Johns, Jim. “InLight Richmond Creates Magical Moments For the Public and Arts,” Richmond GRID, November 2012. (Photo)

Rousseau, Claudia. “Sculpture Now 2011: A ‘soup of ideas,’” Gazette.Net, December 2011.

Jesionowski, Rosemary.  “Brian Davis at InLight 2011,” EagleNet, October 2011. (Photo)

Khan, Shazray.  “Art comes alive at night,” The GW Hatchet, September 2011.

Gehman, Geoff. “Artist pairs collaborate on altered states,” The Morning Call, November 2003.

WORK

2016-Present    Adjunct Professor, Intro to the Artist’s Studio, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2011-Present    Adjunct Professor, Sculpture and New Media,  The Corcoran College of Art and Design at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Education

2002      M.F.A, Sculpture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

1996      B.F.A, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC