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Event Mary A. Valverde-Works on view Mar 28, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Sensory Impact, American Abstract Artists (AAA) Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY, May 1 2014 - May 1 2015,
May 01, 2014
Event Robert Hickman-Fluid Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island NY,
May 03, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
Jun 13, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-We Make the Treasure Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco, CA,
Jun 19, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio Martin Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA,
Aug 27, 2014
Event Marthe Keller-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Portfolio The Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College,
Aug 27, 2014
Sep 02, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-Sex Without Bodies Temporary Agency Chashama 855 Wyckoff Ave. Queens, NY 11385,
Sep 05, 2014
Event Becky Brown-"No, said the Fruit Bowl" Governor's Island, in the kitchen of Building 407-A on Colonel's Row,
Sep 06, 2014
Event David J Wilson-Socrates Sculpture Park Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard Blvd @ Broadway,
Sep 07, 2014
Event Hugh Walton-Wash Your Mouth Out Romano Gallery Armstrong-Hipkins Center fo rthe Arts Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ 07825,
Sep 08, 2014
Event Reiner Leist-Cityscapes and Memories: Measuring Absence Deutsches Haus at NYU,
Sep 09, 2014
Event Brian Wood-Spin Zero NOVELLA GALLERY 164 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002,
Sep 11, 2014
Event Peter Dudek- North Adams & Pierogi XX North Adams & 177 North 9 Street, Brooklyn,
Sep 12, 2014
Event Katerina Lanfranco-All Worked Up Sep 12, 2014
Event Jenny Jaskey-Curators: The Younger Than Jesus Effect SVA NYC,
Sep 16, 2014
Event Max Weintraub-Sensory Impact Morgan Stanley International Headquarters, 2000 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, New York,
Sep 17, 2014
Event Marthe Keller-SENSORY IMPACT Morgan Stanley Global Headquarters in Purchase, NY,
Sep 17, 2014
Event Peter Dudek-Susan Hartung, Following the Line The Teaching Gallery at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy NY,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Michael Berube-#occupycommonground Church of St. Paul The Apostle, corner of Columbus Ave. and W. 60th St.,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Jenny Jaskey-E/I: Saturday Discussions Tanya Bonakdar Gallery ,
Sep 20, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Doppler Shift 68 Elm Street Summit, NJ 07901,
Sep 28, 2014
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Lisa Corinne Davis

Professor of Art Painting & Combined Media

Lisa Faculty Picture"Lisa Corinne Davis' paintings occupy a point somewhere between cartooning and cartography, abstraction and figuration.  Her carefully articulated images are oddly familiar but essentially ephemeral, visually resonant but also deliberately enigmatic.  Davis’ subject has always been the exploration of racial, social, and psychological identity.  She has developed her own vocabulary for rendering the world, a lexicon that expresses her personal experience as an African-American woman in the 21st Century, and, by extension, that of an individual in modern society.  While subtly avoiding the clichés of special identity politics—if anything, challenging them—Davis provides the viewer with an evocative visual code for deciphering his own environment.  The resulting pieces are a bit like Rorschach tests: their meaning is in the eye of the beholder.  The spectator completes the loop, projecting his or her subjective reality onto the images: art by free (or maybe not so free) association." (P. Hoban)

Davis received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Hunter College and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. Her work has been exhibited nationally including exhibitions at June Kelly Gallery, Marlborough Gallery, Spanierman Modern, the Bronx Museum, and Von Lintel Gallery. She is  currently represented by Gerald Peters Gallery New York, NY Galerie Gris in Hudson, NY and The Mayor Gallery, London.  Her work is included in many collections, including that of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.  Davis’s work has been reviewed in Art News, Art in America and The New York Times, to name a few.  She is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship, and two New York Foundation for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowships.  Her creative work is included in the book, “100 New York Painters”, and her academic practice in “100 Creative Drawing Ideas.”  Before joining the faculty at Hunter College in 2002, Davis taught at the Parsons School of Design, the Cooper Union School of Art, and the Yale University School of Art. 


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