Ryan Davis grew up in a coastal town in Massachusetts. He was exposed to a community driven by working class fishermen and traditional seascape artists. He has had the opportunity to be both an artist and a lobsterman; this has molded his work.
Ryan Davis is known primarily for his oil paintings and charcoal drawings that focus on variety of subject matter including New England maritime seascapes to Pop-Art. He has shown his work nationally in New York and Massachusetts and internationally in Cortona, Italy.
Davis received his BA in Art and-Art History and Business in the Liberal Arts from St. Lawrence University in 2018. Additionally, he received his Master Degree from the New York Academy of Art in 2022. He currently lives and works in Rockport, Massachusetts and New York City.
1995 Boston, Massachusetts
LIVES AND WORKS
Rockport, Massachusetts and New York City, NY
2018 BA, Art and-Art History and Business in the Liberal Arts from St. Lawrence University
2022 Master in Fine Arts from the New York Academy of Art
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Cortona Spring Mostra, Cortona, Italy.
2018 Senior Seminar: Beauty and Resistance, R.F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University,
Canton, NY, Spring 2018.
2020 Deck the Walls - The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, December 12, 2020.
2021 Tribeca Ball - The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, April, 5th , 2021.
2021 Return to Form - Sixth Summit Gallery, New York, NY, June 1, 2021.
2022 Eye to Eye – Gina Nanni and Glenn O’Brien Collection, The New York Academy of Art, January 27th - March 14th, 2022.
2022 Tribeca Ball - The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, April 19th, 2022.
2019 RESISTANCE, Red Tractor Trading Company, Rockport, MA
Jeanne Scribner Cashin Prize - Spring 2018
Patrons Scholarship -Recipient, August, 2021
Kylemore Artist Residency, Ireland -July1, 2022- July 30, 2022
Publications: Davis, Ryan. Cover Art and “ The Timeless Series: Contemporary Baroque Appropriations.”
The Underground: Journal of Undergraduate Research (St. Lawrence University). Spring 2018; Volume 8
Issue 1: 29-34.