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JOHN PHILLIP DAVIS . ARTIST

 

john@johnphillipdavis.com

515 664 0007

 

 

EDUCATION

 

BA. Graphic Design

BA. Visual Art

Grand View University

1200 Grandview A venue

Des Moines, Iowa 50316

 

 

 

EXHIBITS  (selected)

 

Solo . Moberg Gallery . "INFERNO" . 2017 . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Iowa State University . “Completed works and other fictions” . December 10, 2016 . Ames, Iowa

Grp . Moberg Gallery . 4 Solos . May 2014 . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Constance Gallery . Graceland University . “Fifteen” . September 13, 2012 . Lamoni, Iowa

Grp . Moberg Chicago . Gallery Opening . December 2012 .  . Chicago, Illinois

Grp . Moberg Gallery . October 2012 . 10 Year Show . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Moberg Gallery . May 20 – June 26, 2011 . “UNDERLAND: Allegories and Nightmares” . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . “GENUS: Rush To Omega” . September 7 – December 3 – Washington Pavilion . Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Grp . “Art For Life” . Benefit for The Mercy Foundation . (featured/guest artist) . Moberg Gallery . Des Moines, Iowa

Grp . “Transcending The Figure” .  August 26 - October 1 . Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery . Fayette, Iowa

Grp . The Large Works Show 2009  .  Dec 4 – Feb 6 . ICON Gallery  .  Fairfield, Iowa

Solo . Moberg Gallery . April 26 – June 13, 2009 . “GENUS: Rush to Omega” . Des Moines, Iowa

Grp .  Arboretum Sculpture Exhibition . May 15 – October  1, 2008 . Overland Park Kansas

Solo . Moberg Gallery . October 9 - November 24, 2007  . “MAGNUS RED ” . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Principal Financial Corporate  One . October / November 2007 . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Moberg Gallery . October 17  - December 2, 2006 . “MONOLITH ” . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Moberg Gallery . July 4 - July 30, 2005 . “Crossovers Volume 2 ” . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Moberg Gallery . June 6 - July 2, 2005 . “Crossovers Volume 1 ” . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Hallar Art Gallery . September 10, 2004 . Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Solo . Look Gallery . Oct 2005 . Chicago, Illinois

Solo . Absolute Art Gallery . May 2004 . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Absolute Art Gallery . July 2003 . Des Moines, Iowa

Solo . Bauhaus Gallery . April 2003 . Des Moines, Iowa

 

 

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

 

Aviva

Washington Pavilion

Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Northwest Financial Group

Allied Insurance

Mercy Medical Center East

Des Moines University

Gateway Hotel Center, Ames

Hy-Vee, Inc.

The Barclay Group

The Plaza Condominiums

The Vroman Group

Freddie  Mac Corporation, Manhattan NY

Trostel's Dish

Westin Hotel, San Francisco

RMH Systems

REGUS Corporation

 

 

 

ARTICLES

 

"Wise Guys and Young Guns" DSM Magazine 10 year anniversary edition March 2013

"Home Sweet Warehouse" Juice Magazine January 2012

"RSVP: Mercy Foundation ART OF LIFE” DSM Magazine . Pg 176 . Featured Artist . November 2010 

“Making A Scene” Jan/Feb 2010 The Iowan Magazine Jim Duncan “Des Moines’ gang of four” May 21 . Cityview . Jim Duncan 2009 

“Showcase DSMARTS” (art featured) May/June/July . dsm Magazine  Pg 110 . Christine Riccelli 2009 

“High-Tech Envisioning” (art featured) August. Des Moines Homestyle  Pg 32 . Emily Perkins 2009

“John Phillip Davis: Magnus is the perennial mark of a culture and mind-state” (art featured) November. Artscene . 2008

“Blind Critic” 2008 “John Phillip Davis; Vanity of vanities” (art featured) October . Cityview  Pg 39 . Jim Duncan . 2008 

“Psychological Twist to Magnus Red” (art featured) Des Moines Register Datebook . Pg 20 . Michael Morain . 2008  

“Works of Art” (art featured) Figure magazine . September  2007  

“Choose your canvas” The Populous  magazine . August  2006  

“The Art of Running A Business …” Des Moines Business  Record . June 2006 

“Best of 2005 / Door closes, others open” . January 2006 Cityview  

“Artists mix it up today in Sata Rupa Concert” November, 2005 Des Moines Register . Life Section . Amanda  Pierre  

“A Power House of Ideas” September , 2005 Des Moines Homestyle . Pg 38 . Craig Summers Black  

“Recycling As An Art Form Keeps Used Items Out Of Landfills” 10/17/2005 Des Moines Business Record  

“Des Moines Your Verve Is Showing: Look, up in the sky…it’s Artistry” . August-October, 2005 DSM Magazine . Pg 75-83 . August , 2005 . Beth Dalbey  

“Artist on the verge” . August 4, 2005 Cityview . Pg 42 . Jim Duncan  

“Festival is hot – and so is the art” . June 27, 2005 Des Moines Register . Pg 1B . Amanda Pierre  

“Stylish works, from front to back” . June 5, 2005 Des Moines Register . Pg 4 . Amanda Pierre DMJuice Magazine (cover) 

“Shared creativity” . June 22, 2005 Pg 14  

“Mixing Moods, MEDIA” . March 29, 2005 Des Moines Register . Pg 11  

“An OX Spectacle” . December 2004 Artscene Magazine . Pg 14 . Cory Schooley  

“Des Moines artists take on Luncheon” . August 5, 2004 Des Moines Register Datebook . Pg 30DB . Amanda Pierre  

“An eye for art” . November 12, 2004 Des Moines Register Datebook . Pg 28db . Amanda Pierre  

“Open house doubles as fund-raiser for family” . November 4, 2004 Des Moines Register Datebook . Pg 28db . Amanda Pierre  

“More must see at the arts festival. Next generation” . June 26, 2004 Des Moines Register . Mentioned in article with Chris Vance  

“Be artful with your art. Lest we forget” . April 2004 Artscene Magazine . Pg 3 Issue 4 Volume 2  

“Justify it: a conversation with John Phillip Davis” . February 2004 Artscene Magazine . Pg 13 . Cory Schooley  

“Pushing Paint” . November 2003 Artscene Magazine . Pg 5 Issue 2 Volume 1 . Greg Swan  

“Art studio endures, flourishes” . Oct 19, 2003 Des Moines Register . Page 4OP . Amanda Pierre  

“Paintpushers art show hopes to make a splash” . November 2003 Des Moines Register  

“Stars’ painting nets $900.00 for AIDS Project” . August 28, 2003 Des Moines Register . Pg 25 . Amanda Pierre  

“Midwest Reviews” . May/June 2003 Art Papers Magazine . Amanda Pierre  

“Events that make you think: revealing show ‘twenty’” . April 24, 2003 Des Moines Register Datebook . Pg 21db . Amanda Pierre  

“Hard work, luck bring inspired show to Bauhaus” . December 15, 2002 Des Moines Register . Pg 40P . Amanda Pierre  

“Home front section” . June 20, 2002 The Washington Post . Pg H3  

“The business of art in Des Moines” . June 10, 2002 The Des Moines Business Record . Pg 25 . Anne Mathey  

“There’s no place like home” . January 20, 2002 Des Moines Register . Pg 11a  

“Just another Joe” exhibit at Java Joes Coffeehouse . June 6, 2001 City View Magazine . Pg 17 . Jim Duncan 

 

 

 

OTHER  

 

Home Show  .  Featured artist  .  July 2012 . Drake Homes  .  Ankeny Iowa 

Curator  .  Graceland University 2012 Senior Art Exhibition  .  2012 . Lamoni, Iowa 

Judge  .  College Hill Arts Festival  .  2012 . Cedar Falls, Iowa 

Instructor  .  Grand View University  .  Adjunct Faculty Fall 2011 

Donation  .  Des Moines Art Center . “Vault” . May 12 2011 

Judge  .  Des Moines Arts Festival . 2009 . Selection Committee & Arts Competition Judge 

Judge  .  Two Rivers Art Festival . 2008  . Selection Committee Judge 

Award  .  2006  Artist of the Year . City View Magazine 

Radio Interview  .  WHO Radio . Van and Connie Morning Show . 2005 

Speaking Event  .  Iowa State University . Guest Speaker  2005 

Judge  .  Grand View College . Arts Competition 2005  . Guest Event Judge 

Judge  .  Des Moines Area Community College . Arts Competition . April 5, 2005 

Art Depart Advisory Committee  .  Grand View College . 2005 - 2012 

Benefit   Stars 2003  .  AIDS Project of Central Iowa . Art 316 August 22, 2003 Donation/Host 

Home Show  .  Featured artist  .  June 12-27 2004 . Haskins Homes 

Home Show  .  Des Moines Home and Leisure Show .  2004 . Guest Artist 

Festival  .  Two Rivers Art Expo . June 25, 26, 27, 2004 . Booth  Artist 

Festival  .  Des Moines Arts Festival . June 24, 25, 26, 2005 . Booth  Artist 

Festival  .  Des Moines Arts Festival . June 25, 26, 27, 2004 . Booth  Artist 

Radio Interview  .  WHO Radio . Two Rivers Festival . 2004 

Television Interview  .  City Spotlight . access television . Des Moines . June 27, 2005 

Television Interview  .  KCCI Channel 8 . Des Moines . November 1, 2004 

Celebrity Benefit  .  John Tait Foundation/Accessible Arts . Silent Auction . Hallar Gallery  November 2003