The Tremaine Art Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition Transitions: New Paintings by Michael Davidson. The exhibit will run October 28 - December 10. A reception will be held October 28, 4 - 6 p.m. Mr. Davidson will exhibit a new body of abstract works on paper in watercolor.
After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Painting and Ceramic Sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1985, Michael studied at Purchase College - State University of New York with Robert Storr and Irving Sandler. In 1988, while completing his Master of Fine Arts in Painting, he moved to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. While in New York City, he worked with curators and artists as an art handler for the Guggenheim Museum, International Center of Photography, The American Craft Museum, and numerous galleries and private collections. In 2011 he started teaching at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, where, while Chair of Fine Arts, he helped develop a completely new contemporary studio curriculum and degree program, known as New Studio Practice. His work has been exhibited at numerous galleries in the Midwest and in New York, most recently at the Reinstitute in Millerton, NY. Mr. Davidson teaches at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD) and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
The Tremaine Art Gallery is located in the main building of The Hotchkiss School. With education at the heart of its mission, the gallery hosts 5 or 6 exhibitions a year. For more information about this and other events at The Hotchkiss School, phone 860.435.4423 or visit www.hotchkiss.org/arts. The Tremaine Gallery is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.