Selected Biography

Public Collections

Leenaars/Friend collection

University of Tampa, Tampa,FL
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Sarasota FL

Ringing Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
Foley and Lardner Collection
Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
First Florida Bank, Tampa, FL
Holland & Knight, Tampa, FL
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Vero Beach Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL

City of Tampa, FL, Art in Public Places
Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
City of Orlando,FL, Art in Public Places
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Lorretto, PA

Maitland Art Center, Maitland, FL
Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, FL
Raymond James Collection, Tampa, FL

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Howard Tullman Collection
The Citadelle Art Foundation

Fellowships

Florida Arts Council Individual Fellowship,1999-2000, 1994-95, 1988-89

Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship '99
Miami-Dade C. C., Individual Grant for Printing, Topaz Editions, 1993

SAF/NEA Fellowship in Painting and Works on Paper, 1992

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Exhibitions

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2021

Finemark National Bank & Trust, Group show. Naples, FL

Butler Museum Of Art, Youngstown, Ohio, national competition 1st prize

H and D Studio, Naples Fl 4 person popup show
Red Raven, Lancaster, PA 2 person show
Quidley & Co. Gallery, Naples, FL

2019
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, 3 Person Show, Sarasota FL

Clayton Gallery, Lynn Davison: Paint Slinger, Tampa, FL

Clayton Gallery, Small works show, Tampa, Fl

2018

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Small Works Show, Sarasota, FL

2017
Lee County Alliance for the Arts, one person show, Ft. Myers, Fl
Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, Ohio

2016
Observation-Reference-Gesture: Contemporary Painting Ringling School of Art, Sarasota

Clayton Gallery, Small works show, Tampa, FL
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art,small works show, Sarasota FL

2015
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Small works group show, Sarasota, FL

Cathy Clayton Gallery, Small works group show, Tampa, FL

2014

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, one person show, Sarasota, FL
Alan Avery Art Company, one person show, Atlanta, GA
Florida Masters, Museum of Florida Art, Deland Fl

2013
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competetion Smithsonian Institution, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC

Allyn Gallup Contempory Art Sarasota FL two person show

Books and Books, “Family Ties” Coral Gables, FL

Mennello Museum Orlando, Fl

2012
Butler Institute of American Art Youngstown, Ohio

2011

Naples Museum of Art, one person Naples,FL

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, FL two person show
Klaudia Marr Gallery, Realism Now, Santa Fe, NM
Riverside Community College, Landis Art Center, On the Edge Riverside, CA

2009

Boca Raton Museum, state wide competition, Best of Show, Boca Raton FL

2008

Klaudia Marr Gallery, Realism Now, Santa Fe, NM

Cathy Clayton Gallery, Tampa, FL one person show

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, FL one person

Macon Museum of Art and Science, Macon GA

2006

Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, Ga, one person show
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, one person show Sarasota, Fl

Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, Ohio

2005

Trinity Gallery, group show, Atlanta, GA
25th Anniversary Exhibition of Florida Fellowships - traveling

2004

Stetson University, Deland, FL one person show

Florida Stage. Palm Beach, FL one person show

Trinity Gallery, Atlanta GA 10th Anniversary Show

2003

25th Anniversary Exhibition of Florida Art Fellowships - traveling

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL one person show

Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH national competition - award

2002

Crealde' School of Art, Winter Park, FL one person show

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, FL one person show

2001 Wood Street Gallery, one Person Show, Chicago, Ill

Boca Raton Museum, 50th All Florida Invitational, Boca Raton Fl

Trinity Gallery, Atlanta,GA two person show
Fellowship Traveling Show - Von Liebeg Center, Naples FL, Lowe Museum, Miami FL, Vero Beach Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL


Other Selected One Person Shows

Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, ILL. 2001

Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA 2001

Clayton Gallery, Tampa, Fl 2000

Florida Theater, Palm Beach, Fl 1998

University of Tampa,  Tampa, Fl 1994

Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, Fl 1995

Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, Fl 1992


 Selected Group Shows

Boca Raton Museum 50th All Florida Invitational, Boca Raton, Fl 2001

Ringling Museum Bienniel, Sarasota, Fl 2000

Tallahassee Museum, Tallahassee, Fl. 2000

Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, Fl 1998, 1997, 1993, 1992

Dramatic Realism - the New Baroque Southern Alleghenies Museum, Loretto,  PA. 1997

City of Orlando, Fl. ‘Monoprints’ 1998

Ringling Museum, ‘Is Art Alive?’ 1997

Georgia Museum, Athens GA. 1997

Allan Stone Gallery, NY, NY. 1996

Alternative Museum, National Competition NY, NY 1996

Ringling Museum, Sarasota, Fl 1995, 1992

Figuratively Speaking’  Condeso/Lawler Gallery NY, NY. 1994


Selected Bibliography 

2021

 Blurred Lines  insider Artist Profile, by Lauren Amalia Redding , photos - Anna Nguyen  Gulfshore Life  Art & Design Oct. 2021

2020

Body of work by Nancy Stetson  Florida Weekly  July 1, 2020

2019

New Works inspire  by Marty Fugate The Observer  Sarasota, Fl  3/13/2019

Arts Advocates  - Art at The Van Wezel  by Nanette Crist Sarasota Herald Tribune 1/13/2019

Minding the Body with Lynn Davison by Philp Lederer SRQ 3/01/2019

2018

In the Beginning - Creatives Talk About Their Start  by Nancy Stetson  Florida Weekly 1/03/2018

2016

Artists Capture Reality With Unflinching Observation in Ringling Show by Marty Fugate  Sarasota  Herald Tribune

2012 

In Your Face Sarasota Visual Art

The Two Best SW Florida Artists You’ve Never Heard Of by Janice Paine  GulfShore Life  2/25/16

2006

Topping of a Body of Work by Lennie Bennett  Atlanta Journal Constitution  10/12/2006

2005

Davison’s Art Is An Odd, Compelling, Utterly Wonderful Experience  by Jerry Cullum  Atlanta Journal Constitution 9/ 25/2005

2003

Georgia Review, cover & Pictorial, University of Georgia Press  fall 2003

2002

The Human Zoo by Marty Fugate Sarasota Arts Review

Balancing Acts: Figurative Paintings By Lynn Davison  by Philip E. Bishop Crealde School of Art  Orlando Sentinel  Orlando, Fl  June 2002

Lynn Davison Takes Risks With Work  by Pam Sumner Longboat Observer 2/2002 

2000

A Twist of Fate: The Paintings of Lynn Davison by Kevin Costello  Pelican Press  Sarasota, Fl

To Sleep Perchance to Dream  by Adrienne M. Golub  Weekly Planet, Tampa, Fl  Oct. 2000

1999

New American Paintings  Spring 1999

1995

New American Paintings. Summer 1995

1992

Georgia Review  Cover & Feature Pictorial  University of Georgia Press  Spring 1992

1991

Lynn Davison: Paintings  by Helen L. Kohen  Miami Herald, Miami, FL  9/1991

A Visit to the Paintings of Lynn Davison  by Robert Sindelir catalog Miami-Dade Community College. Miami, Fl  1991

1989

Lynn Davison  by Cris Hassold   Edison Community College  Atlanta Art Papers, Atlanta, GA  Sept. Oct. 1989

1987

Georgia Review  Cover and Feature Pictorial, University Of Georgia Press  winter  1987