Angelina Davis

Angelina Davis

Angelina Davis

Angelina Davis

Angelina May Davis is a painter living and working in Birmingham. She currently has a studio in Birmingham Artspace, Aston. After graduating with a degree in Fine Art in 1988 from Coventry Polytechnic she exhibited at Ikon Gallery, Lanchester Gallery, Leicester City Gallery and MAC amongst other spaces before completing an MFA at UCE in 1998 Throughout those years Davis was involved in setting up and running various collaborative artist studios in Birmingham. Raising a family from 1997 she moved her practice to the dining table for 10 years before beginning to make large paintings again in a studio from 2007. In 2021 she was selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries following a year on the Turps Banana Correspondence Course and in 2023 was invited to become a member of Contemporary British Painting. An artist who revels in the stuff of paint she uses oil on canvas and sees painting as a transformative act where images are searched for and consolidated. She is interested in thinking about the past through the act of painting itself, using it to reflect on her own sense of belonging. She is represented by Division of Labour.

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