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Chet Davis Fine Art
Expressive and Spiritual Figural Painting
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Chet Davis
Paxinos , Pennsylvania - United States
Acrylics - Portraits & Figures


"Art is the visual manifestation of the soul's desperate concerns".
- James Hillman.
I don't think anyone has defined art better.

My paintings deal with my deep concern for the universal human spirit. The subject matter is usually derived from personal experiences and relationships and how imagination influences the memories of these encounters.

I have been an artist and art educator in Central Pennsylvania for four decades, teaching at all levels incuding Luzerne County Community College, Alvernia Univrsity and Misericordia University.

My work has been exhibited extensively in the middle Atlantic states and is in private and corporate collections throughout that region and Europe.

Artist Blogs

One Man Exhibition
2016-11-05
Eleven recent paintings are on exhibit at the Gamut Theatre in Harrisburg. The show will run From November 1st to January 31st.

Gilson Snowboard Invitational
2016-11-05
"Snowboards as Canvas" I am one of nine painters selected to create a one of a kind painting on a snowboard. The exhibition at the Urban Post Gallery in Lewisburg PA will run from November 5 to January 2.

"Selfie"
2016-05-14
My painting "The Man Who Played with Paint" was juried into the Converge Gallery's "Selfie" exhibition. The Show will run from June thru July.

"The City"
2016-05-14
My painting "Station Peerage" has been juried into the Susquehanna Art Museum' exhibition "The City". The show will run from May thru August.

National Exhibit
2015-12-16
My painting"The Prince was accepted into Susquehanna University's 7th Annual National Juried Figure Exhibition.

Best Of Show
2014-11-05
"Ride My See-Saw" won Best of Show award at the Art Assoc. of Harrisburg's "Park & Recreation "
Exhibition. The show's juror also purchased the painting.

Red Carpet Invitational
2014-01-21
My painting "Artists' Dilemma" will be featured in the Cultural Enrichment Fund of the Capitol Area's First Annual Red Carpet Soiree Arts Benefit on February 22 at the Harrisburg International Airport.

Contemporary Impressionism
2013-07-01
Two of my paintings "River Trees"& "When in Rome" will be on exhibit at Harrisburg's Whitaker Center For Science and Art "Contemporary Impressionism" exhibition from November 8th to January 10th.

State Museum Show
2013-05-04
My painting "The Man Who Played With Paint" will be part of the Construction/Destruction Exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. The exhibit will run from June to December.

"Confluence" - One man Exhibition
2012-10-24
THe Post & Lintel Gallery in Selinsgrove, PA will be hosting a one man exhibition of my work for the month of November. Opening reception will be Saturday November 3rd from 6 to 8pm.

One Man Exhibition
2012-02-06
I will be having a One Man Exhibition of recent work at Artspace Gallery in Bloomsburg PA from March 1st to April 8th, 2012. Fifteen paintings will be on exhibit.

Whitaker Center Exhibit
2011-10-12
Two of my paintings - "Alley Ways" and "Twilight" were selected to be in Harrisburg's Whitaker Center for Science and Art exhibition "Into the Night". The Exhibit will run through the rest of 2011.

Best of Show Award
2011-07-08
My painting "Artist's Dilemma" won -Best of Show - in the Susquehanna Art Society's 2011 Regional Art Exhibition this Week.

State Museum Exhibit
2011-06-23
Three of my paintings will be in the State Museum of Pennsylvania "Latent Images" exhibition. It will run from July 13th to December 30th.

"Meet the Artists Night"
2011-05-04
I will be exhibiting and participating in a invitational "Meet the Artists Night"at the Ashland Downtown Inc. Building in my hometown of Ashland Friday May 20th from 6 to 9 PM.

One Man Exhibition
2011-01-21
I will be having a one-man exhibition of recent work at the Gallery @ Second Street, Harrisburg, from March 17th to April 24th.

Museum Exhibition
2011-01-21
My painting " Artist's Dilemma"will be on exhibit at the State Museum of Pennsylvania from February 6th to June 20th.

"Figuratively Speaking"Exhibition
2010-12-16
I will be showing two paintings in the Art Association of Harrisburg's "Figuratively Speaking" Exhibition from January 14th to February 10th.

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