Lisa Corinne Davis (b. 1958 in Baltimore, MD) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute, New York, NY and her Master of Fine Arts from Hunter College, New York, NY. Since 1993, Davis has held teaching positions at some of the most prestigious art schools in the United States; and is currently the Co-MFA Director at Hunter College. Davis is a member of the National Academy of Design and a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow in the Fine Arts.
Recent solo exhibitions include Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming); Pamela Salisbury Gallery, Hudson, NY; Esther Massry Gallery, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY; Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL; Galerie Gris, Hudson, NY; Farmer Family Gallery, Ohio State University, Lima, OH; Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY; and June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY.
Davis’ work has been included in group exhibitions at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY; Flint Institute of The Arts, Flint, MI; Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; New York Studio School, New York, NY; Schloss Plüschow, Uphal, Germany; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY; and the Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE, among others.
Her work may be found in the collections of the Achenbach Foundation, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Beinecke Collection, Yale University, New Haven, CT; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; New York Public Library, New York, NY; Philadelphia Museum, Philadelphia, PA; U.S. Embassy, Lomé, Togo; U.S. Embassy, Yaounde, Cameroon; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom, and elsewhere.
The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.