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Stephen Arnold Davis, American artist, educator. Grantee SECA, San Francisco Museum Art, 1972, National Endowment for Arts, 1975-1976, 78-79, 87-88, Tiffany Foundation, 1983, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 1991-1992, Gottlieb Foundation, 1993-1994, Joan Mitchell Foundation, 1995-1996.


Davis, Stephen Arnold was born on April 24, 1945 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of Leo M. and Bernice J. (Rosenwasser) Davis.


Student, University Madrid, 1966;Bachelor in Political Science, Claremont (California) Men's College, 1967;postgraduate, University Texas, Austin, 1967-1968;Master of Fine Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1971.


Teacher, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1972;teacher, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1978;teacher, State University of New York, Purchase, 1982;teacher, Hunter College, 1987-1993;teacher, Stanford University, 1994-1995. National Education Association artist-in-residence The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1978. Curator Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1970.

Artist-in-residence U. Santa Clara, 1975-1977, Wright State University, 1977, Sarah Lawrence College, 1979-1980. Visiting artist U. Victoria, 1975, 80. Lansdowne lecturer U. Victoria, Canada, 1991.


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  • Other Work

    • One-man shows at Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1972, 74, 76, Malinda Wyatt Gallery, New York City, 1981, 85, 80 Langton St. Gallery, San Francisco, 1982, Wanda Hansen, San Francisco, 1982, The Banff (Canada) Centre, 1983, Washington Project for the Arts, 1986, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, 1987, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, 1990, The Addison Gallery of America Art, Andover, Massachusetts, 1990, Jernigan Wicker Gallery, San Francisco, 1992, 95. Exhibited in group shows at Oakland (California) Museum, 1972, University Art Museum, Berkeley, California, 1972, 75, San Francisco Art Institute, 1973, Whitney Museum, New York City, 1973, 77, Krannert Art Museum, Champagne, Illinois, 1974, Fort Worth Art Museum-San Francisco Art Museum, 1975-1976, Florida State University-Phoenix Art Museum, 1982, Yale University, New Haven, 1983, Malinda Wyatt Gallery, New York City, 1984, 85, Pino Molica Gallery, New York City, 1990, 91, Addison Gallery American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, 1991, Hunter College, 1993. Represented in permanent collections at San Francisco Museum Art, Oakland Museum, University Art Museum, Berkeley, Addison Gallery American Art, Andover, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, also private and corporation collections.

      Editor: (with Geoffrey Young) Work Magazine, 1975.


1 child, Asa.

Leo M. Davis

Bernice J. (Rosenwasser) Davis

Asa Davis