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ALYSON DAVIES

b.1991

EDUCATION 

2014    BFA in Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB 

2012 Art & Visual Culture, Study Abroad, University of Alberta, Cortona, Italy

2009 Liberal Arts, Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB

EXHIBITION HISTORY

Solo & Duo Exhibitions: 

2019 (Forthcoming) Land in the Veins. SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB 


2018 Just Beyond the Surface. The Bleeding Heart Art Space, Edmonton, AB

2018 Cultivate, Edit Gallery, Richmond, VA, USA 

2018 River Wanderings, semi-permanent mural installation, Cary Hill Sculpture Park, Salem Art Works, Salem NY, USA (Duo)

2018 All That I Am Is Grateful. House Guest Gallery, Louisville, KY, USA (Duo)

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018 Decidedly So, Train Station Gallery, Salem Art Works, Salem NY, USA

2018 Wonder, Edit Gallery, Richmond, VA, USA

2018 Deep Freeze, The Stollery Gallery, Edmonton, AB


2017 SNAP Print Affair: Ginger Snap. SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2017  Mixed States. Workman Arts, CAMH Pop- up Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017  Square. The Works International Art and Design Festival, Mile Zero Dance Society, Edmonton, AB (Tennis Club)

2017  SubArctic Improv. Mile Zero Dance Society, Edmonton, AB

2017  Hibernaculum. The Works Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2017  Self_Refinery. Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (Tennis Club)

2017   Ask and Receive. Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, CO, USA

2017   Doing things for other people. The Hosting, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Tennis Club)

2016   Subversive Intent. Edmonton, AB (Collaboration with Marie Winters)

2016   For God Sake Kate, Where Is The Camera? AB (Tennis Club)

2016 Between Among and Away, DC3, Edmonton, AB (Tennis Club)

2016   Magic Lantern IV. Slideshow, Montreal, QC

2016 Hall of Fame. +15, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB (Tennis Club)

2016   Trophy Case. Thin Gallery, University of Alberta, AB (Tennis Club)

2015   Elsewhere in the North Fork. Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, Colorado, USA

2015   Do It Yourself: Collectivity and Collaboration in Edmonton. Enterprise Square Gallery, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (Tennis Club)

2015   BIMPE. The Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2015   Fort YEG Patio Party. Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB

2014   Circumpolar Print Exchange. Gallery on 47th, Yellowknife, NWT

2014   Finger Prints: Senior Exhibition. SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2014   Affinities: BFA Graduate Show. Jury, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, AB

RESIDENCIES 

2018 Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency, White Horse, YT

2018 Salem Art Works, Independent Artist, Edmonton to Salem Residency, Salem, NY, USA 

2017 Elsewhere Studios Residency, Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, CO, USA

2016-17 McLuhan House Artist Residency, McLuhan House, Edmonton, AB (Tennis Club)

2015    Elsewhere Studios Residency, Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, CO, USA

GRANTS

2018 Edmonton Arts Council - CIP Travel Grant

2017 Edmonton Arts Council - Individual Artist Project Grant

2016 Alberta Foundation for the Arts - Visual Arts and New Media Individual Grant (Tennis Club)

ARTIST TALKS 

2018 The Bleeding Heart Art Space, Edmonton, AB

2018 Edit Gallery, Richmond, VA, USA

2018 Salem Art Works, Salem NY, USA

PUBLIC ART 

2018 YEG Canvas, City of Edmonton, Edmonton, AB, Billboard

2016 Arts HAB Mcluhan House, Edmonton, AB, Mural (Tennis Club) 

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND MEDIA 

2018 Roy, Brittney, “Explore: Alyson Davies at The Bleeding Heart” www.thecreativethrob.ca/blog/ November 17, 2018, blog

2018 Alba, Angela, “Interview with Alyson Davies”. So I Hear You’re an Artist, January 3, 2018, Online interview, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2018 The Humming Magazine, www.thehummingmagazine.com, 2018. Magazine Artist Feature, Toronto, ON

2017 Colucci, Crystal, Mcdonell, Niamh, “Mother Nature”,”cooties zine” September 2, 2017. Web gallery, New York City, NY, USA 

2017 DuSablon, Marie-Ève. “Le regroupment Tennis Club”. www.ici.radio-canada.ca, May 24, 2017, Web article (Tennis Club)

2017 Maimann, Kevin. “Quintet serves up art at McLuhan House.“ Metro News Edmonton, May 23, 2017, Page 1 & 4, Printed newspaper (Tennis Club)

2016  Perram, Megan, Adamant Eve CJSR, Sept 6, 2016, Radio interview. (Tennis Club)

 2016 Gang Up: 16 Great Canadian Art Collaborations”www.blog.latitude53.org, June 28, 2016, Blog post (Tennis Club)

2016 Cooley, Alison, Sanader, Danielle, “Gang Up: 16 Great Canadian Art Collaborations”, Canadian Art Magazine, Summer 2016, Printed Magazine (Tennis Club) 

2016 Boos, Chelsea. “Inaugural Residency Announced at McLuhan House”. www.artshABcom, May 26, 2016, Article (Tennis Club)

2013   Necyk, Brad, “Comunitas: Artistic Explorations though Intermedia”, PrairieSeen Online Magazine, Issue 1, Fall 2014

PUBLICATIONS

2018 Poetry is Dead, Issue 17, Magazine, Vancouver, BC

2017 Eye Doll. Studio 66B, Publication Studios Edmonton, 2017 (Tennis Club)

2016  Magic Lantern IV, Issue 1, Montreal, QC

2016   The Edmonton Artists Colouring Book, SNAP and Latitude 53 (Tennis Club)


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2015-19        Founding Member, Tennis Club, Edmonton, AB

2019 Special Events Committee, Society of Northern Albertan Print-Artists, Edmonton, AB

2011- 18       Member, Society of Northern Albertan Print-Artists, Edmonton, AB

2014             Vice President Internal, Visual Arts Student’s Association, Edmonton, AB

2008 President, OAI Youth Theatre Company, Strathcona County, AB


COLLECTIONS

Cary Hill Sculpture Park, Salem Art Works, Salem NY, USA 

Society of Northern Albertan Print-Artists, Edmonton, AB

Print Studies Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB 

Various Private Collections