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Douglas Matthew Davis, American Artist, educator, author. National Endowment for Arts fellow, 1971, 75, 80; Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdients artists fellow Berlin, 1977; fellow Graham Foundation, 1988, Trust for Mutual Understanding, 1989, 91. Member Artist's Equity, College Art Association.


Davis, Douglas Matthew was born on April 11, 1933 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Douglas Matthew and Pauline Elizabeth (Burton) Davis.


Bachelor of Arts, American U., 1956; Master of Arts, Rutgers University, 1958.


Art critic Newsweek magazine, 1969-1977, general editor, 1977-1980, senior writer architecture, photography, contemporary ideas, 1980-1988. Artist-in-residence television Laboratory Station W National Educational Television-television, New York City, 1972. Lecturer Cooper Union, University of California at Los Angeles, Osaka (Japan) University of Arts.

Fulbright lecturer, Russia, since 1994, Chicago Art Institute, 1994. Director International Network for Arts, since 1976. Director independent project Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Russian-American Company.

Advisor architecture and design United States Department State Art in Embassies Program, since 1986. Visiting professor Art Center College, Pasadena, 1989-1990, University of California at Los Angeles, 1990-1991. Adjunct professor Columbia University, New York City, 1990, adjunct professor Fine Art University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1992-1993.

Consultant in media Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, 1990-1991. Consultant in Web site design P.S.I. Institute for Art and Urban Resources. Fulbright scholar Moscow State University, 1995.

Distinguished visiting artist Ramapo College, 1996. Lecturer Parsons School of Design, 1998. Consultant in digital media The Cornell Theory Center, New York City, 1997.



Member Artist's Equity, College Art Association.


Douglas Matthew Davis

Pauline Elizabeth (Burton) Davis