Jennifer Davis

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010
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Minneapolis based painter Jennifer Davis makes narrative pieces often incorporating animals used a metaphors for human emotion and interaction.

 

“I’m never really sure of what I’m going to paint or draw. I just sort of go along with whatever bubbles up and then examine the subject matter and develop it as I go along. A therapist would probably have a field day picking apart my pictures.

 

“I think every one of my pictures tells some sort of story but not always something specific that I could relay with words. People often tell me their own stories of what they think is going on in my paintings. I love to hear about that. Sometimes they are wildly different than my own ideas.”

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Jennifer davis has an upcoming show at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts this October 21st alongside Erika Olson Gross, Terrence Payne, and Joe Sinness.

 

More on Davis at www.jenniferdavisart.com

 

 

 

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