Education

  • Certificate, Arts Leadership Metro Atlanta Training, Atlanta, Georgia (2016)
  • Institute for Doctoral Studies in Visual Art, Art Theory and Criticism (2009-2011)
  • MFA, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida (1977)
  • BFA, Florida International University, Miami, Florida (1975)

Residencies

  • Resident Fellow, Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Science 2007, 2009
  • Anderson Ranch, Advanced Painting Seminar, Julie Mehretu, Artist-in-Residence Snowmass, Colorado 2006
  • Resident Studio Artist, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta 2000-2003
  • Associate Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Eastern European Master Artists Residency, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 1996
  • Blossom School of Painting, Miriam Shapiro, Artist-in-Residence, Kent State University, Kent Ohio 1996

Solo Exhibitions

  • The Anti-Retrospective Legacy Project, online, Athens, Georgia, 2020
  • CBS Dynasty episodes, California, 2019
  • The Fourth Wall, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016
  • Flux Matter, Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia, 2003
  • The Poetry of Falling, Bank of America Plaza Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001
  • The Poetry of Falling -- Works on Paper, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida, 2000
  • Sign Language, Metro-Dade Cultural Arts Resource Center, Miami, Florida, 1996
  • Center for Visual Communications, Miami, Florida, 1992
  • Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 1992
  • Shifting Ground, New World School for the Arts, Miami, Florida, 1992
  • Wirtz Gallery, Miami, Florida, 1992
  • Florida Landscape, Old Capitol Gallery, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida, 1991
  • Old Capitol Gallery, The Capitol Building, Tallahassee, Florida, 1991
  • Polk Community College, Lakeland, Florida, 1991
  • The Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 1990
  • Florida School of the Arts, Palatka, Florida, 1989
  • Lee Scarfone Gallery, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida, 1989
  • New College, University of South Florida, Sarasota, Florida, 1988
  • Transit, New works on paper by Maggie Davis, New College of the University of South Florida, Sarasota, Florida, 1988
  • Maggie Davis: Spirit, Matter, Fire, Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida, 1987
  • Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, 1985
  • The Women's Center, Sarasota, Florida, 1980
  • MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 1977
  • Maggie Davis Paintings, Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, Florida, 1974

Exhibitions

  • Artscape Oconee, Monuments of Artland Expansion '2, Located throughout the City of Watkinsville, Watkinsville, Georgia, 2021
  • Before, During and After Part II, Sandlwer Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2020
  • SPACE, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia, 2020
  • Tiny Universe 3, Gallery at Indigo, Athens, Georgia, 2020
  • Goat Farmers at Mason Fine Arts, Mason Fine Arts, Atlanta, Georgia, 2019
  • Spotlight Gallery, Indigo Hotel, Athens, Georgia, 2019
  • ARTFIELDS 2018, Carter-Jones Gallery, Lake City, South Carolina, 2018
  • Gathered III, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 2017
  • Something Beautiful Remains, Chastain Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 2017
  • Abstraction Today, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016
  • DRAW4DAYS, Paul Light Further Poly Contemporary Gallery, MOCA/Tula Art Complex, Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
  • Gestures that soon will disappear, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
  • On the Mark, Upstairs (Alliance) Gallery, Tryon, North Carolina, 2014
  • ROOTS, The Blue Mark Studio, Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
  • MORE, Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia, 2013
  • Atlanta Printmakers Exhibition, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2007
  • The Pin Up Show, City Gallery East, Atlanta, Georgia, 2007
  • Drawing Conclusions, Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005
  • Nature Takes its Course, Lake Wales Art Center, Lake Wales, Florida, 2004
  • Hear it Now, SunTrust Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2003
  • The Sarasota 2000 Biennial, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 2000
  • Confidences, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 1999
  • National Juried Works on Paper, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia, 1999
  • The Artful Book, Miami-Dade Public Library, Main Library, Miami, Florida, 1998
  • Contemporary Prints: A Florida Perspective, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, Florida, 1994
  • Harvest the Wind, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, 1993
  • National Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, 1993
  • The Florida Figure, Brevard Museum of Art, Melbourne, Florida, 1993
  • The Florida Landscape Revisited, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida, 1992
  • Florida Landscape, Old Capitol Gallery, The Capito, Old Capitol Gallery, The Capitol Building, Tallahassee, Florida, 1991
  • Angels and erasures: A show about the possibility , Unttiled Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1988
  • Treasure Coast Artists, North Miami Museum and Art Center, Miami, Florida, 1988
  • Big Deal, The Women's Center, Sarasota, Florida, 1987
  • Artists Choice, The Tampa Museum, Tampa, Florida, 1986
  • Works on Paper, Brainard Art Gallery, State University of New York, Potsdam, New York, 1985
  • Small Works, Grey Gallery New York University, New York, New York, 1982
  • Tampa Bay 82, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, 1982
  • Goddard College Annual Painting Competition, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont, 1976
  • Professional Women Artists of Florida, Lowe Museum of Art, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1976
  • 3rd Greater New Orleans National Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1973
  • New Mexico Small Painting Exhibition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1973

Publications

  • ARTFIELDS 2018, (catalog), ARTFIELDS 2018, May 2018
  • "The Fourth Wall" showcases Davis' devotion to detail and narrative, (review), by Laura Relyea, ArtsATL, January 26, 2017
  • The Mark of a Painter: Maggie Davis at Sandler Hudson, (review), by Jac Kuntz, BurnAway, December 21, 2016
  • Interview: Maggie Davis, (interview), WCA Georgia Chapter Newsletter, November 2014
  • Art seen and heard, (review), by Jerry Cullum, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jan. 24, 2003
  • Faculty artist Maggie Davis' exhibit shines at SunTrust, (article), by Allison Ewing, The Westminster Bi-Line, Feb. 27, 2003
  • Out of Water, (review), by Melissa Link, Online Athens, April 4, 2001
  • The Sarasota 2000 Biennial, (catalog, essay), by Mark Ormond, curator, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 2000
  • The Florida Landscape Revisited, (catalog, essay), by Christophe Gerozzis, curator, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida, 1992
  • Reproductions Fall 87, (catalog), by Yvonne Morse, Patricia Roberts, 1987
  • Maggie Davis Paints her own 'Wonderland', (review), by Joan Altabe, Sarasota Journal, April 18,1986
  • Contemporary Issues: Works on Paper by Women, (review), Art Journal, XXXVI/4,

Collections

Public Art Collections

  • Bentley LTD, Atlanta, GA
  • Florida Art in State Buildings
  • Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Miami Beach, FL
  • Miami-Dade Art in Public Places Trust, Miami, FL
  • National Bank of Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • National High Magnetic Research Laboratory, University of Florida, Tallahassee, FL
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Symposia and Panel Discussions

  • "She's Got What it Takes" with Deanna Sirlin, Alpharetta Library, 2016

Published Writing

  • "Digital Synesthesia: The Generative Sculptures of Bojana Finn," (review), Burnaway, Nov. 12, 2019
  • "Barely There: The Sculpture of Vanessa Brook Williams," (review), ART 21 Magazine, Exposed Issue, August 2016
  • "The Feminist Legacy in Radical Plastic," (catalog essay), "Radical Plastic" at Cue Art Foundation, New York, 2016
  • "Between Perception and Cognition: Alex katz at the High," (review), Burnaway, July 27
  • "Alex katz Boosts the High's Painting Collection," (review), Burnaway, Oct 14
  • "Design: From Basic Needs to Dream Cars," (review), Burnaway, June 26
  • "Jim Waters: Conductor of Light, at the High Museum," (review), Burnaway, May 8
  • "Julie Mehretu: The Contemporary Sublime," (review), Burnaway, April 18
  • "Toulouse-Lautrec's fin-de-siecle inspirations reach the 21st century," (review), Burnaway, April 29

Community Service

  • Program Developer: Grass Roots Writing 2019, a series of four critical art writing workshops at Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia 2019
  • Vice-President, Women's Caucus for Art-Georgia Chapter 2016
  • Advisory Board, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia 2013-2015
  • Executive Board, Women's Caucus for Art-Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, Georgia 2013-2015
  • Steering Committee, Imagine Roswell 2020 Cultural Plan, City of Roswell, Georgia 2014-2015

Grants and Awards

  • Writer-in-Residence Fellowship, Cue Arts Foundation, New York, 2014
  • Nominee, Anonymous Was a Woman, 2014