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, [ New York Horticulture] , [] ] His work deals with his memories of childhood trauma, sexuality and desire. [press release, [] ]

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


"Unreal", Saatchi Gallery, London


"Der Wichser", Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles

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


"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


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

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


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


"My Problem", Counterpoint Gallery, Los Angeles


"Drawing Invitational", Optimistic Gallery, Chicago


External links

*Further information and images from [ John Connelly Presents]
*Images, texts and biography from the []
*Gerald Davis on []
*Further images from [ Black Dragon Society]

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