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About Marilyn Davis

Marilyn Davis, P.O. Box 208, Falls Village, CT 06031, 860-824-0381

Marilyn Davis has shown her paintings and drawings in more than fifty one-woman shows in the Midwest, South, and Western states. Her paintings have been exhibited at the University of California, University of Chicago, Frankfurt Public Library and are in many public and private collections.

Marilyn Davis is a graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois. Marilyn Davis has graduate work at Northern Illinois University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she received a Ford Foundation grant to develop her technique of oil on rag watercolor paper with collage. Marilyn Davis is inspired by her study of early Christian and Byzantine illuminated manuscripts and uses symbolism throughout her work.

The beauty of the New England countryside; lakes, village scenes, church steeples, waterfronts, and harbors are her most recent inspirations. She and her husband enjoy traveling all over the east coast discovering new places in Connecticut and New York. All seasons interest them and they find joy and delight showing people their own towns in a new way.

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