Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Benjy Davies

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Gallipolis, OH
MacDowell fellowships: Spring, 2015

Benjy Davies is a painter, drawer and printmaker living and working in rural southeastern Ohio. His work includes portraiture, satire, narratives, abstraction, and landscapes.



Benjy Davies worked in the Wood studio.

Wood Studio, given to the residency program by Mrs. Frederick Trevor Hill, was completed in 1913 in memory of Mrs. Hill’s mother, Helen Ogden Wood. Like Schelling Studio, the building is sided with large, overlapping pieces of hemlock bark. When the studio was renovated in 1995, MacDowell staff researched the origins of this unusual building material and…

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