Curriculum

JACK DAVIDSON

Born, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1958.
B.A. Fine Arts (Drawing and Painting), Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon’s University, Aberdeen,
Scotland. 1977 – 1981.
1986 – 2001, lived and worked in New York, U.S.A.
Since 2001, lives and works in Barcelona, Spain.
email: jackad@gmail.com

SOLO SHOWS

2013
“when we touch”, Sometimes (works of art), New York, U.S.A.

“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, New York, U.S.A. (two-person show with Meg Lipke).

“in your bright ray”, Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2011
“of elephants and hares”, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

“Works on Paper”, Project Room, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

“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, U.S.A.

“let your light in (babe)”, Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2009
“no sign of heaven here.” Galería Fidel Balaguer, Barcelona, Spain.

2008
“another time in another room”, Rose Burlingham, New York, U.S.A.

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, U.S.A. (catalogue).

GROUP SHOWS

2013
“Beyond Invention, New Abstractionists”, The Little Gallery, Sharon Springs, New York, U.S.A.

“What I Like About You”, (organized by Julie Torres), Parallel Art Space, Bushwick, New York, U.S.A.

2012
Bohemian Nights 3: BEAT ATTITUDES film screening, The Emerald Tablet, San Francisco, curated by Ingrid Dinter, Dinter Fine Art, New York.

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, Barcelona.

Arte Lisboa, Galería Alonso Vidal, Barcelona.

2010
“Works on Paper” – Jack Davidson, Laurie Reid, John Zurier”, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

“Group Exhibition”, Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

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…”, (four-person show), Rose Burlingham,
New York, U.S.A.

“WATERCOLOR ONE”, (with Linda Geary, Melissa Meyer, Stephen Mueller), Rose Burlingham, New York, U.S.A.

2003
“BRRRR! Festival de Super 8”, OFFLOOP ’00, Barcelona Culture Studio, Barcelona, Spain.

1st Annual East Village Howl! Festival, ATM Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2002
Arco 2002, (Galeria Carmen Claramunt, Barcelona), Madrid, Spain.

2000
“SEVENELEVEN”, Holiday Inn, room 711, North Adams, Massachussets, U.S.A.

1997
Grammercy Hotel Art Fair, (White Columns Gallery, NY), New York, U.S.A.

“New York Drawers – The Pierogi 2000 Flatfiles”, (Pierogi 2000 Gallery, Brooklyn, U.S.A.), Gasworks, London, U.K., travelling to The Cornerhouse, Manchester, U.K.

1996
“Works On Paper”, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

“Three Paintings”, (with David Mann and Matthew Weinstein), Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

The Art Exchange Show, (Alona Kagan Gallery, NY), New York, U.S.A.

1995
White Columns Benefit Auction, (curated by Bill Arning), White Columns Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

Group Show, R Town Gallery, Brooklyn, U.S.A.

1994
“Summershow”, (curated by Steve Rand), Apex Art, New York, U.S.A.

“Chamber 2”, Chamber Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

“Whateva”, Dru Arstark Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

1993
“Libidinal Painting”, (curated by Bill Arning), White Columns Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

COLLECTIONS

New York Public Library Drawings and Prints Collection, New York Public Library, New York, U.S.A.

Readers’ Digest Corporate Collection, Readers’ Digest, Pleasantville, New York, U.S.A.

Colección Olor Visual, Barcelona.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Marqués, Mercedes, La Nueva España, Abstracción y Color en la Obra de Jack Davidson, 25th March, 2013.

Chronogram August 2012, pp. 68/9

Interview in the blog, 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, La Vanguardia, Jack Davidson, no sign of heaven here, 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.

TEACHING

2011
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, U.S.A. – Visiting artist, studio talk, discussion, and individual critiques to undergraduate students. Senior Project Painting Class, John Zurier professor.

2005-6
Can Serrat Art Residency, El Bruc, Barcelona, Spain. – Project-based, drawing courses to undergraduate students.