Jack Davidson

Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, 1958

1986 – 2001, lived and worked in New York, U.S.A.
Since 2001, lives and works in Barcelona, Spain.

EDUCATION
1981 B.A. Fine Arts Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
2016 Yaddo Artists’ Residency, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., U.S.A.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016  smoking a fag, kissing a man, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

2015
extravagant promises CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
love, mistake, promise, auto crack-up, color, petal, THEODORE:Art, Brooklyn, NY

2013
when we touch, Sometimes (works of art), New York,  NY
estreno ciudad, Galería Guillermina Caicoya, Oviedo, Spain
Jack Davidson – Recent Paintings, Galería Miquel Alzueta, Barcelona, Spain

2012
Yellow Makes A Sound, Imogen Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY (two-person show with Meg Lipke)
in your bright ray, Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery, New York, NY

2011
of elephants and hares, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, OR
Works on Paper, Project Room, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, OR
Ribalta, a project for the online gallery, Oblidi, (www.oblidi.net)

2010
beat trip (the 2008 video remix), remixed 2009, Dinter Fine Art online project room, Dinter Fine Art, New York, NY
let your light in (babe), Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery, New York, NY

2009  no sign of heaven here Galería Fidel Balaguer, Barcelona, Spain
2008  another time in another room, Rose Burlingham, New York, NY
2003  Que Serrat, Serrat, Espai S/N, Can Serrat International Art Residency, El Bruc, Barcelona, Spain
2002  Romantic, Galeria Carmen Claramunt, Barcelona, Spain (catalogue and poster)
2000  Paradise Now/El Paradis Ara, Sales de Exposicions, Cadaques, Spain
1994  Jack Davidson, Paintings, Information Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Deux Côtes/Two Sides Part II, Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris, France
Deux Côtes/Two Sides Part I, THODORE:Art, Brooklyn, NY
Two Years Of Looking, curated by Erik Hanson, New Art Projects, London, UK
Summer Reverie, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Artificialia, Cyan Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
Capture The Rapture, curated by Rory Devine. CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
From The Vault, Imogen Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY
Iceberg Z46, curated by Jordi Fulla and Jo Milne. Galería Trama, Barcelona, Spain (catalogue)
30/30 Image Archive Project, Organised by CCNOA. ABContemporary, Zurich, Switzerland
Top Drawer, Imogen Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY

2013 O.F.N.I. 2.0 Objeto Fotográfico No Identificado Versión 2.0, Galería Valid Foto, Barcelona, Spain
Beyond Invention, New Abstractionists, The Little Gallery, Sharon Springs, NY
Intervalo, Galería Guillermina Caicoya, Oviedo, Spain
What I Like About You, (organized by Julie Torres), Parallel Art Space, New York, NY

2012 Bohemian Nights 3: BEAT ATTITUDES, film screening, The Emerald Tablet, San Francisco, CA, curated by Ingrid Dinter, Dinter Fine Art, New York, NY
Camp de Batalla, (curated by Jordi Fulla and Jo Milne), espai G d’art, Terrassa, Spain
MIND HEAD, (curated by Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery, NY) JiM Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain

2011 Art Madrid, (Galería Miquel Alzueta), Madrid, Spain
Arte Lisboa, (Galería Alonso Vidal), Lisbon, Portugal

2010
Works on Paper” – Jack Davidson, Laurie Reid, John Zurier, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, OR
Group Exhibition, Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Loop Videoart Festival Barcelona 2009, Galería Fidel Balaguer, Barcelona, Spain
Grafies del Caos, Galería Fidel Balaguer, Barcelona, Spain

2007
Angelus, Rene Metras Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2006
There’s something I should tell you before I take the blindfold off…, Rose Burlingham, New York, NY
WATERCOLOR ONE, (with Linda Geary, Melissa Meyer, Stephen Mueller), Rose Burlingham, New York, NY

2003
BRRRR! Festival de Super 8, OFFLOOP ’00, Barcelona Culture Studio, Barcelona, Spain
1st Annual East Village Howl! Festival, ATM Gallery, New York, NY

2002  Arco 2002, (Galería Carmen Claramunt), Madrid, Spain

2000  SEVENELEVEN, Holiday Inn, room 711, North Adams, MA

1997
Grammercy Hotel Art Fair, (White Columns Gallery), New York, NY
New York Drawers – The Pierogi 2000 Flatfiles, (Pierogi 2000 Gallery), Gasworks, London, U.K.
New York Drawers – The Pierogi 2000 Flatfiles, (Pierogi 2000 Gallery), The Cornerhouse, Manchester, U.K.

1996
Works On Paper, Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, NY
Three Paintings, (with David Mann and Matthew Weinstein), Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, NY
The Art Exchange Show, (Kagan Martos Gallery, NY), New York, NY

1995
White Columns Benefit Auction, (curated by Bill Arning), White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show, R Town Gallery, New York, NY

1994
Summershow, (curated by Steve Rand), Apex Art, New York, NY
Chamber 2, Chamber Gallery, New York, NY
Whateva, Dru Arstark Gallery, New York, NY

1993  Libidinal Painting, (curated by Bill Arning), White Columns Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Miranda, Carolina A: Datebook: Experimental Photography, Stitched Portraits, Night of Stories. LA Times, April 16, 2015.
Schwendener, Martha: Jack Davidson: ‘love, mistake, promise, auto crackup, color, petal. New York Times,  April 9, 2015.
Cohen, David: Rich Sources: Reference and Homage in Two Contemporary Artists, Jack Davidson and Alex Da Corte. artcritical, April 1st, 2015.
Butler, Sharon: Jack Davidson: Snippets and Memories.Two Coats of Paint, April 1, 2015.
Eckhardt Kohler, William: Jack Davidson at THEODORE: Art. Huffington Post, March 30, 2015.
Bufill, Juan: Iceberg Z46. La Vanguardia. 23rd March, 2014. p. 56.
Iceberg Z46. Time Out Barcelona, 7-13 March, 2014. p. 50.
Knight, Christopher: “Capture The Rapture”, group show. Los Angeles Times, February 27, 2014.
Zellen, Jody: Capture The Rapture. Art Scene,  March-2014.
Chen, Angel: Capture The Rapture. Whitehot Magazine, March 14, 2015.
Jack Davidson “when we touch”, Critics’ Picks, Time Out New York, Dec. 4th, 2013.
when we touch, Artcritical the online magazine of art and ideas, Dec. 2013. www.artcritical.com.
Must See Art in NYC This Week: when we touch, Culture Craver, 20th December, 2013.
El Cuaderno 44, Abril, 2013, p. 11.
Marqués, Mercedes: Abstracción y Color en la Obra de Jack Davidson, La Nueva España, 25th March, 2013.
Chronogram, August 2012, pp. 68/9
Interview: Camila Y El Arte, Sept. 2012. http://camilayelarte.blogspot.com.es/2012/09/entrevista-con-jack-davidson.html
Brennan, Valerie: Studio Critical, 11th October, 2011.
Interview with John Zurier for the “Ribalta” project, Oblidi online gallery, 2011, www.oblidi.net.
Bufill, Juan: Jack Davidson, no sign of heaven here. La Vanguardia, Saturday 11th July, 2009.
Bellone, Dennis. 711 Holiday Inn, New York Arts, vol. 5, n. 5, April 2000, p.73.
Pierogi Press, vol. 4, 1999, pp. 16-17.

COLLECTIONS
New York Public Library Drawings and Prints Collection, New York, NY
Readers’ Digest Collection, Pleasantville, NY
Colección Olor Visual, Barcelona, Spain

COLLABORATIONS
MARNI/Jack Davidson. Collaboration MARNI spring/summer collection 2016.