On Tuesday, November 4, The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to welcome internationally acclaimed artist Jay Davis to Tuscaloosa. Davis will lecture about his diverse body of paintings and works on paper. The lecture will take place in 203 Garland Hall at 6:00pm on UA campus. Jay Davis, Minimal Picnicking, 2014, Acrylic on Panel, 60 X 60 in

In conjunction with the lecture, The Fuel and Lumber Company presents an installation of Jay Davis’ paintings and works on paper in its Tuscaloosa Project Space. The exhibition and a reception for the artist will take place immediately after the lecture. Both are free and open to the public.

The Fuel and Lumber Company, 2003 8th Street, Tuscaloosa
http://thefuelandlumbercompany.com/

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jay Davis (b. 1975, Charleston, South Carolina) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He received his BFA from The Ringling School of Art and Design in 1997 and attended the New York Studio Program in 1996. Jay Davis has an expansive exhibition record that includes shows the FLAG Foundation in New York City, Hunterdon Museum of Art in Clinton, New Jersey, and in numerous galleries worldwide, including Mary Boone in New York, Shoshana Wayne in Los Angeles, and Motus Fort in Tokyo. He was the winner of New York Foundation Fellowship for The Arts in Painting in 2010. His work has been written about in the Houston Chronicle, Bloomberg News, Flavorpill, ArtNews, Zing Magazine, Flash Art, and the Los Angeles Times, among many others.  For more about the artist please visit: http://jaydavisstudio.com/

For more information about the lecture, contact Pete Schulte: pschulte@as.ua.edu.
Information about visitor parking is here. Parking is free on campus in a legal space after business hours and on weekends.

Image credit: Jay Davis, Minimal Picnicking, 2014, acrylic on panel, 60″ x 60″