Jeff Davis

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Name: Jeff Davis
Country of Origin: US


In his current art practice, Jeff creates abstract work using algorithmic processes. He writes custom software in the programming language Processing that randomly determines compositional elements related to size, quantity, color, placement, and grid density within specified parameters. His art explores geometric structure and color arrangement through computation and iteration.

Jeff’s work has been exhibited at venues throughout the U.S. including Torrance Art Museum, Arizona State University, Lawrence University, the University of Minnesota, the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, the Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, the Center for Contemporary Art in Sacramento, and the Tucson Museum of Art. He is also the author of two textbooks, Foundations of Design and Foundations of Color.

In addition to his creative endeavors, He is the founder and director of Davis Editions. Davis Editions partners with contemporary artists to publish and sell limited edition prints. He additionally serve as an Arts and Culture commissioner for the city of Tempe and sit on the board of directors for Friends of the Tempe Center for the Arts.

Jeff received his BA in Mathematics and Studio Art from Lawrence University, and my MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He lives in Tempe, Arizona with his wife and two children.


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