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CV & Biog

Rosalind Davis is an artist-curator and a graduate of The Royal College of Art (2005) and Chelsea College of Art (2003).
As an artist Davis works has exhibited nationally and internationally in a wide range of galleries and has had a number of solo shows in London: the Bruce Castle Museum (2013); John Jones Project Space; Julian Hartnoll Gallery (2009); The Residence Gallery (2007) and The Stephen Lawrence Centre. Selected group exhibitions have been at the Courtauld Institute; Arthouse1; Standpoint Gallery; Transition Gallery; The Roundhouse; Phoenix Brighton; APT Gallery; the Lion and Lamb Gallery; The ING Discerning Eye; the Lynn Painters Stainers Prize. Her work is held in a number of private collections and a public collection. She is a member of the Undead Painters.

Download her full Art CV here. Rosalind_Davis._ArtCV_2017


Davis is the permanent Curator at Collyer Bristow Gallery and has an expertise in the arts and creative sector. Her first exhibition at Collyer Bristow Gallery was Complicity which was reviewed by Art Top 10; ‘Cracking Show. Superb Artists. Brilliantly curated.’ Previous co-curatorial projects have been at Standpoint Gallery, Geddes Gallery and with ZAP at Bond House Gallery (ASC). Davis has previously co-directed and developed two innovative and dynamic artist’s educational, membership and exhibition arts organizations; Zeitgeist Arts Projects (ZAP 2012-15) and Core Gallery (2009-11,) based in London.

Davis lectures for universities, galleries and art organisations across the country including the Royal College of Art, the ICA, Camden Arts Centre. University of the Arts and ArtQuest and teaches specialist courses in social media marketing and arts management at UAL. Davis has also led art tours for the ICA (London and Boston), South London Art Map and the Whitechapel Gallery and contributed to BBC4’s Film ‘Tales of Winter. The Art of Snow and Ice.’ As a creative consultant Davis has worked for arts organisations, charities and independants as well as corporations such as BBC4 and E4 and is privileged to be selected to be an Ambassador and curatorial mentor for UK Young Artists.
Davis is a Published writer for a variety of publications and co-author of ‘What they didn’t teach you at art school’ commissioned by Octopus Books which is available internationally.

Download her Art Jobs here Rosalind_Davis.Art_jobs_CV.2017

If you would like to book a consultancy/ advice session or tutorials please do email Rosalind using the contact form.

Recent Exhibitions

Shapeshifters
Sasha Bowles, Rosalind Davis, Justin Hibbs, Evy Jokhova and Gibson/Martelli.
A residency commencing in an exhibition curated by Rosalind Davis.
12-22 October 2016
Arthouse, 45 Grange road, London, SE1
www.arthouse1.co.uk

Overview

The  Undead Painters


The Undead Painters Flash Salon
14th August 2016 FLASH SALON: Forum & Private View, ASC Bond House Gallery, London
Artists: Richard Bateman, Dan Beard, Sasha Bowles, James Clow, Rosalind Davis, Nick Dawes, Matt Gee, Ian Gonczarow, Alastair Gordon, Fiona Grady, Ben Jamie, Trevor Kiernander, Laurence Noga, Paula MacArthur, Enzo Marra, Charley Peters, James Petrucci, Jessica Wilson, Rafal Zawistowski

The Undead Painters aims to provoke discussion about prominent issues in contemporary painting by bringing together some of the most skilled and knowledgeable painters working in and around London today. Founded by James Petrucci and Alastair Gordon in 2013 the Undead Painters meet several times a year to conduct forums and in October 2014 held an exhibition of selected members works at HUSK Gallery. You can find more information at our website http://undeadpainters.com

Various Species.
VARIOUS SPECIES


Counter_Fitters
25-27 February 2016
Geddes Gallery, 26 Caledonian rd, N1 9DU
Hermione Allsopp / Helen Bermingham / Sasha Bowles/Rosalind Davis / Janes Hayes Greenwood/Justin Hibbs/Evy Jokhova / Nick Kaplony /Caroline Lambard / Alex March / Marion Michell / Michaela Nettell / Freddie Robins / David Ben White / Alice Wilson / Ben Woodeson
Curated by Sasha Bowles, Rosalind Davis and Evy Jokhova

Situated in a dilapidated Delicatessen and two domestic upper floors. The building is filled with evocative spaces loaded with resonances from former times and an interesting shift from the shop area to domestic dwellings.
Counter_Fitters invited visitors to explore the building in its transitory state through a succession of curated rooms and site specific installation.Read the Counter_Fitters Artists Interviews here.


The Undead Painters Flash Salon
14th August 2015, FLASH SALON: Forum & Private View, ASC Bond House Gallery, London
Artists: Richard Bateman, Dan Beard, Sasha Bowles, James Clow, Rosalind Davis, Nick Dawes, Matt Gee, Ian Gonczarow, Alastair Gordon, Fiona Grady, Ben Jamie, Trevor Kiernander, Laurence Noga, Paula MacArthur, Enzo Marra, Charley Peters, James Petrucci, Jessica Wilson, Rafal Zawistowski

Skim Exhibition.
Lucie Bennett, Paul Cole, Rosalind Davis, Natasha Khan, Flo Ray
ASC Gallery
The Chaplin Centre, Taplow House, Thurlow Street London SE17 2DG

Skim is an exhibition of six artists work, each with a sense of surface and its own subtle interaction with it

Transition


One Plus One
Curated by Iavor Lubomirov

Wolfgang Berkowski and Paul Lammertink ~ Tom Estes and Marcel Duchamp ~ Sasha Bowles, Rosalind Davis, Justin Hibbs, Evy Jokhova, Marion Michell, Annabel Tilley ~ Mark Titchner and Grumbling Fur ~ Grey Heron with Hummingbird (Victoria Rance) ~ ATOI ~ Alessandra Falbo and Daniel Lie
14 November to 6 December 2015
26 Lower Clapton Rd
London, E5 0PD

The Undead Painters Flash Salon
14 August 2015
Bond House Gallery, ASC Studios, Bond House, 20-32 Goodwood road, New Cross, SE14 6BL

The Undead Painters are proud to present FLASH SALON a post forum private view bringing together some of London's most exciting contemporary painters hosted by Zeitgeist Arts Projects and courtesy of ASC Studios.
Including Dan Beard, Sasha Bowles, Nick Dawes, Rosalind Davis, Matt Gee, Ian Gonczarow, Alastair Gordon, Fiona Grady, Ben Jamie, Enzo Marra, Laurence Noga, Charley Peters, James Petrucci, Jessica Wilson, Rafal Zawistowski

The Undead Painters Forums aim to provoke discussion about prominent issues in contemporary painting by bringing together some of the most skilled and knowledgable painters working in and around London today. Founded by James Petrucci and Alastair Gordon in 2013 the Undead Painters meet several times a year to conduct forums and exhibitions.

CATALYST: Exhibition
Husk Gallery, 649-651 Commercial Road, Limehouse, London, E14 7LW
20 June -30 June
Sasha Bowles, Rosalind Davis, Justin Hibbs, Evy Jokhova, Marion Michell and Annabel Tilley
Tuesday 30 June; Artists Talk & Soundclash from 5pm
With: Justin Hibbs, Ben Lancaster, Peter Liversidge & Martin Herbert.

Catalyst is an idea.
A group of artists collectively respond & collaborate.
Making Artwork.
There are no rules.
Except one...
Deathline *
* Deadline if artwork not made within the specified time= instant death.
Read more here.

Fabrications
Furniture Makers Hall, 12 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2HE
3 July 6-9pm.
Simon Attard, Mike Chavez-Dawson, Rosalind Davis and Brian Reed
Life is like an array of fabricated projections and interactions, the psychological and immaterial seem at odds with the mediation of materiality.”
Anon, 1997

The Furniture Makers Hall – is pleased to announce FABRICATIONS 3rd July 2015, a versatile and responsive show, featuring new and recent works by four unique artists; Simon Hadley Attard, Mike Chavez-Dawson, Rosalind Davis and Brian Reed. This show seeks to traverse ideas of fabrication of both the psychological and material realities we construct, through both abstraction, upcycled materials whilst footnoting seminal works from the canon of art, these four artists’ works create a compelling dialogue within the non-traditional art spaces at the Furniture Makers Hall. Read more here.

(detail)
Curated by Andrew Bracey.
Usher Gallery, (Lincoln) H-Project Space (Bangkok), Transition Gallery (London)
(detail) is an innovative exhibition that features the work of 118 international artists, who have each selected a close-up from one of their paintings displayed together to give both a tantalising glimpse into the artworks, and create a huge collage of images. See more here.

Lecturer: Adult Education

24/08/13

Davis is a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Arts, University of the Arts and has given lectures at Camden Arts Centre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, De La Warr Pavilion, FirstSite and numerous other galleries, universities and arts organisations across the country. ...more

Curatorial Projects

24/08/13

Davis has co-curated a number of exhibitions in London with various collaborators. ...more

Arts Management

28/08/13

Arts Organisation & Project Management Overview
2009 Onwards
Davis has founded, managed and developed two artist led organisations ZeitgeistArtsProjects (current) and Core Gallery 2009-11 delivering an innovative and dynamic artist’s educational and exhibition programme created to support, advise, network, and engage artists through practical critiques, workshops and talks with high profile artists and arts organisations. ...more

Published Articles

24/08/13

Davis is a writer for a number of publications including the Guardian and a-n Davis is also an award winning and renowned blogger. ...more

Creative Consultant

15/01/14

As a creative consultant Davis delivers specialist social media projects and workshops focussed on communication and engagement in London and across the country. Specialisms: The Arts, PR & Marketing, Social Media, Education, Exhibitions & Crowdfunding advice.
Clients include arts organisations, commercial businesses and independants including E4 and Goldsmiths University.

Dowload Rosalind's Aspire and Engage Consultancy Portfoiio here.
Rosalind_Davis.EngageAspire.Consultancy_Overview
Social Media Workshops available here.
Rosalind_DavisTwitter_Consultancy_Workshop_doc. ...more

Mixed Media Workshops

14/07/13

Creative Practitioner. General Overview. 2007-current
Mixed media workshops for employees include the Historic Royal Palaces, ICIA, K College, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable trust, Castlehaven Community Centre, Priorsfield Sixth Form College, University of the Creative arts as well as a number of primary & secondary schools.
‘You ran a fantastic workshop that the children thoroughly enjoyed. It was well planned and a great opportunity for the children to work creatively in a way that they have previously not experienced.’ Please see my online portfolio here.
Check the news section for any workshops coming up.

Adult Mixed Media Workshops; including drawing & mark making with variety of mediums, including embroidery.
Bruce Castle Museum (2013), London.
West Dean College (2009 onwards), The Henry James Foundation, Chichester.
Farncoombe Estate (2012 onwards), The Cotswolds.
Phoenix Brighton Gallery (2009-12), Brighton. ...more