Artist of Color; Constructions/Collage; Mixed Media Artist; Painter; Photographer
Tim Davis was born in Chicago Illinois and is recognized as an artist, curator and educator. He is a mixed media painter working primarily with narratives on social justice, activism, identity and the black experience. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad including; Hampton University Museum, Katzen Center at American University Museum: New Orleans African American Museum, ARWI International Art Fair, Spectrum at Art Basel, (Miami). Currently, his work is on loan at The United Sates Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria. Davis’ work is included in many private and corporate collections including Freddie Mac Corporation, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, The David Driskell Center, University of Maryland, Stellar Communications, Martha’s Table Head Quarters, Community of Hope-Marie Reed Health Center, Washington DC, University of Maryland University Global Campus, University of Illinois and The Diane Whitfield- Locke collection.
Davis received his Masters of Art degree from the University of Illinois, where he studied art education and fine art. A National Endowment for the Arts fellow, Davis has worked extensively with public school education, DC Arts works and The DC Commission on the arts and Humanities. He is also founder of International Visions Gallery and Consultancy, where he encourages cross-cultural exchange with diverse collections of artists from the Washington area and under-represented parts of the world. As an artist, educator and curator, Davis’ believes art making can be used to make statements, engage, inspire, activate for growth for history and identity.