Rosalind Davis swapped “The Bede Estate Part III” (Oil and embroidery on vintage scarf, 50x50cm) for Liv’s “Lady Lylya Triptych” (8in x 20in Digital c-type on brushed aluminum, Edition of 5) 2012
Rosalind Davis is an artist whose central concerns are transformation, space, process, material and surface informed by architecture, working in painting, installation drawing and photography. A graduate of The Royal College of Art (2005) and Chelsea College of Art (2003) Davis has exhibited nationally and internationally in a wide range of galleries and has had a number of solo shows in London; the Bruce Castle Museum (2013), John Jones Project Space, Julian Hartnoll Gallery (2009) The Residence Gallery (2007) and The Stephen Lawrence Centre. Selected group exhibitions have been at the Courtauld Institute, Transition Gallery, the Lion and Lamb Gallery, CoExist, The Roundhouse, Phoenix Brighton, APT Gallery, The Modern Language Experiment, Art Gene, Artkapsule, Charlie Dutton, The Salon Art Prize, The ING Discerning Eye, the Lynn Painters Stainers Prize and the UK Young Artists Event. Her work is held in a number of private collections and a public collection.
From 2009-11 Davis managed Core Gallery a dynamic artist-led gallery space working in collaboration with over 200 artists and curators before founding Zeitgeist Arts Projects (ZAP) with Annabel Tilley, curating exhibitions and providing opportunities, resource and networks for artists. They have also co-curated a number of group exhibitions featuring new, promising and established artists: Home (2011), Collectible (2012), Discernible (2013) and The Distance Between (2014). Tilley & Davis will curate a new group show, ReCollage, at Standpoint Gallery in 2015.
Davis also lectures for a number of universities, galleries and art organisations across the country including the Royal College of Art, Camden Arts Centre, University of the Arts and ArtQuest. As a writer she has contributed to The Guardian, a-n, Artlicks and Jotta. As a creative consultant Davis has worked for arts organisations, charities,independants as well as corporations such as BBC4 & E4.
With ZAP Davis leads regular art tours across London and has also provided them for Boston ICA for Arts & Travel, The Whitechapel Gallery and South London Art Map.