BFA, 1996, Cleveland Institute of Art; MFA, 2004, University of Chicago. Exhibitions: Chicago Cultural Center, The Luminary, St. Louis, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, WI, Elmhurst Art Museum, IL; Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; EXPO Chicago, Chicago Artists Coalition; threewalls, Chicago; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL; Gallery 400, Chicago; Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago; SPACES, Cleveland, OH; The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder; Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI. Publications: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times,, Artwrit. Awards: 2017 Ginsberg Family Artist-In-Residence, Beloit College, Artadia Award, 2015; 2013 Breakout Artist, New City.

Personal Statement

Laura Davis creates sculpture, drawing and installation in order to disrupt notions of value at the intersections of art, design and craft. Her interest lies in the endgame of material goods and how manipulating context can alter that narrative.


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