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.
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.
2002 M.F.A, Sculpture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1996 B.F.A, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC