ABOUT MY WORK

                                                               Silvia L. Davis

Education:

1993 - M.F.A. Sculpture University of Utah

1980 - B.F.A. Sculpture University of Utah

1978 - Snowbird Summer Arts Institute

 

Exhibitions:

2012 - "Silvia Davis and Wendy Chidester" Two Person Show, Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, California

2008 - "Paul and Silvia Davis", Two Person Show, Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, California

2007 - Annual Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah

2006 - Featured Artist, Group Show, Gallery "B", Lexington, Kentucky

2003 - "The Animal in Art"-A group exhibition, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

2002 - "Utah Art 2000" - Norman Building, Salt Lake City, Utah (Catalog Show)

2002 - "Women Without Borders" - Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah (Catalog Show)

2002 - "40 Eyes See" - Avenues Branch Public Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

2002 - "Animals, Animals" - Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2000 - "Reinventing the West" - Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah

2000 - "The Animal in Contemporary Art" - Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada

1998 - Three Person Show - Torrey Gallery, Torrey, Utah

1997 - Three Person Show - Coda Gallery, Park City, Utah

1996 - One Person Show - Works in Wood & Bronze, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1994 - Sculpture for the Garden - Works in Bronze, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1993 - Faculty Show - Peterson Art Center

1993 - M.F.A. Graduate Thesis Show - Alvin Gittins Gallery, University of Utah

1992 - Invitational, "April Salon" - Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah

1991 - Invitational, "Artists of Salt Lake" - BYU Art Museum, Provo, Utah

1991 - Invitational, Utah Sculpture and Craft Show - Union Pacific Depot, Salt Lake City, Utah

1991 - "Toys by Artists" - Courtyard Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1991 - Group Exhibition - Dooly Gallery, Park City, Utah

1991 - "75 Years of the Salt Lake Art Center" - Salt Lake City, Utah

1990 - Two Person Show - Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, California

1990 - Group Exhibition, Sculpture - Pierpont Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1990 - "Collaborative Art" - Pierpont Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1989 - One Person Exhibition - Pierpont Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1988 - "Pierpont Tapestries" - Group Show, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

1988 - "Local Motion" - Kinetic Group Show - Pierpont Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1988 - "Wreaths by Artists", Group Show - Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

1987 - 'The Best of the Loge", Group Show - Loge Gallery, Pioneer Theatre Company, Salt Lake City, Utah

1986 - Two Person Exhibit - Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1985 - "North American Sculpture Exhibition", Juried Exhibition-Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado

1985 - "Henry Moore with 6 Utah Sculptors" - Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1984 - "Women Artists of Utah", Invitational - Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah

1984 - "Utah 84", Juried Exhibit - Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

1984 - One Person Show - Loge Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1983 - "Utah 83", Juried Exhibit - Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

1983 - "North American Sculpture Exhibition" - Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado

1982 - "April Salon", Juried Exhibit - Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah

 

Awards:

1983 - North American Sculpture Award, North American Sculpture Exhibition - Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado

 

Work Experience:

2008 - Sculptor for "A Light in the Piazza" Pioneer Theatre Company, Salt Lake City, Utah

2005 - Sculptor for "Peter Pan', Pioneer Theatre Company, Salt Lake City, Utah

2004 - Sculptor for Showtime Channel, "The Maldonado Miracle"

2004 - Sculptor for Disney Channel, "Don’t Look Under the Bed"

2003 - Present Private Workshops sculpting the Human Head in clay

1999 - Pioneer Theater Company, Sculpture for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"

1999 - Houston Grand Opera Company, Monumental Figure sculpture for "A Little Night Music"

1997 - Utah Opera Company, Nine larger than life figure sculptures for "Coronation of Popea"

1995 -1996 - Sculptor for Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah

1993 - Present Instructor, Petersen Art Center, Life Drawing & Sculpture

1994 - Instructor, Woodworking, University of Utah

1994 - Sculptor, Consultant, Edwards and Daniels Architects

1993 - Architectural Relief Sculpture for Lowell Construction, Eric Smith Architect

1984 -1985 - Sculptor, Fossil Preparator and Casting Technician, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, North American Ice Age Mammals Exhibit

1988 - Instructor, Sculpture University of Utah

 

Commission Work

1994 - Wood Sculpture of St. Elizabeth for St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Richfield, Utah

1994 - Percent for Art, Life size Firefighter carved in mahogany for Fire Station, Salt Lake City, Utah

1992 - Liturgical work, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Richfield, Utah. Sculptures of the Stations of the Cross

1992 - Collaborative Designer and Sculptor for Public Block 57 Project, Salt Lake City, Utah. Works in Bronze and Cast Iron

1992 - Percent for Arts Project, Public Sculpture for Fairmont and Warm Springs Parks, Salt Lake City, Utah. Bronze

1992 - Percent for Arts Project, Interior Sculpture for Arts Council Offices. Wood Sculpture

1991 - Interior Wood Sculpture commissioned by FFKR Architecture for University of Utah Genetic Engineering and Research Building

1988 - Collaborative Designer and Sculptor for Pierpont Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1988 - Sculptor for "Pierpont Walkway", Bronze

1987 - Commission by The Sundance Institute for the U.S. Film Festival. Interior Wood Mechanical Sculpture

 

Currently Presented by:

Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, California and Park City, Utah

Meyer East Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

Gallery B, Lexington, Kentucky

Torrey Gallery, Torrey, Utah