Artist Denise Davis

Coppice I

Denise Davis

Media Acrylic
Type Abstract
Price £650.00 / $841.70
Size 60 x 84 cm
Ref 13099

Coppice II

Denise Davis

Media Acrylic
Type Abstract
Price £650.00 / $841.70
Size 60 x 84 cm
Ref 13100
Denise Davis

Biography (art related only)
born Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.
completed high school, Berlin, Maryland, U.S.A.
1985 - 86
fashion design, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City
life painting and drawing, Chelsea School of Art, London
1997 - 2000
figurative and abstract painting and drawing courses, Sussex


mixed exhibition, Rackham Art Group, Sussex
mixed exhibitions, Rackham Art Group and Chichester Art Society, Sussex
mixed exhibitions, Chichester Art Society and Chichester Life Drawing Group, Sussex
mixed exhibitions, Chichester Life Drawing Group, Sussex’s ‘Big Draw Exhibition’, and Portsmouth Art Centre
solo exhibition, Chichester Arts Centre
2002 to present
permanent solo artist exhibiting, Palio restaurant, Inverness
mixed exhibitions, Inverness Art Society, Highland Hospice Art Fair, and Tore Art Fair, Inverness-shire
mixed exhibitions, Tore Art Gallery, Inverness Festival, and Highland Hospice Art Fair
mixed exhibitions, Tore Art Gallery and Strathpeffer Pavilion Art Fair

Denise Davis’s paintings and drawings are inspired mainly by the human form and the hills and coastlines that form the magnificent Scottish Highland landscape where she lives and works. Denise has studied the human form and life modelled for over ten years. Her life paintings and drawings are full of movement and change, often with only slight suggestions that the form exists. Her latest life work, however, is more realistic, concentrating on light and dark, and the emergence of the figure from a space. Her landscape work focuses on the vast areas of water, coast, and mountains about her Highland home. Denise’s use of colour is bold and distinct, but constant blending and layering creates a softness and depth. Her most recent series of landscape paintings are inspired by aerial photographs, map studies, and regular hill and coastal walks. Althought the paintings may appear as abstract, they are impressions of observations and personal feelings about the coastlines and contours of the land.