Lisa Corinne Davis

Lisa Corinne Davis

Fellow: Awarded 2022
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

Lisa Corinne Davis is a Brooklyn based abstract painter exploring themes of racial, social and psychological identity. Davis received her BFA from Pratt Institute, and her MFA from Hunter College. Her paintings have been exhibited across the United States and in Europe. She is currently represented by Jenkins Johnson Gallery (San Francisco & New York), Miles McEnery Gallery (New York), and The Mayor Gallery (London). Her work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Davis is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship, three Artist Fellowships from The New York Foundation for the Arts, and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. In 2017, she was inducted as a National Academician at the National Academy Museum & School. Her essays on art and culture have been published in the Brooklyn Rail and Art Critical. Davis has previously taught painting at Yale University and is currently Professor of Art and Co-Director of the MFA program at Hunter College in New York.

Photo Credit: Lisa Corinne Davis

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