Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Lisa Corinne Davis

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Occupying a point somewhere between abstraction and figuration, cartooning and cartography, Lisa Corinne Davis’s paintings explore themes of racial, social, and psychological identity. Her work has been exhibited across the United States. She is currently represented by Gerald Peters Gallery in New York, NY; Galerie Gris in Hudson, NY; Zolla/Liebermans, Chicago, IL; and the Mayor Gallery in London. Davis's paintings are included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Louis Comfort Tiffany, the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship, and two New York Foundation for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowships. Davis is a contributor to the Brooklyn Rail and Art Critical, and serves as professor of art at Hunter College in New York.


Eastman (formerly Shop)

Lisa Corinne Davis worked in the Eastman (formerly Shop) studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, a century-old farm building has been reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…

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