CV – Stephen Anthony Davids  

Personal Details

EDUCATION 

  • BA (Hons) Youth & Community Work, Higher Diploma in Youth & Community Work Canterbury Christchurch, George Williams.YMCA ( Kent ) 
  • School of Communication Arts, London (1990 – 1992)  
  • Postgrad in Advertising & design (Portfolio), Certificate in Graphic Design
  • 24 years experience in Education, charity and the public sector.  
  • Specialist in Behaviour and working with primary and secondary education students c Qualified Thrive Practitioner 
  • Predominately self-taught as an Artist. 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS 

2015 – 2021 ACME studio resident 

2015 – 2021 DACS 

2020 Member of A-N ( Artist Newsletter ) 

2021 Member of AXIS 

2021 Member of Arts Hub  

2003 – 2006 Board member (Secretary) for LYAN (London Youth Arts Network) 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND COMMUNITY ART PROJECTS

2020 Serendipity, De Montfort University ( Group Show ) 

2020 The art of the Outsider, Nelly Duff London 

2013 Moniker Art Fair, London, Tag Fine Arts 

2013 Pen and Ink and a lick of paint, Solo show Faversham, Kent 

2010 BAF New York, Tag Fine Arts 

2009 Drewetts Autcioneers, Group Show Nick Walker, Goldie, D-Face etc.

2007 Transition Gallery, Blanc Noir, group exhibition ( Oct 2007 ) 

2007 Torture Foundation, Art Auction with Bridgette Riley, Ralph Stedman

2007 Mulberry School for Girls, workshops for National Youth Conference

2006 Art Miami. Art Chicago USA ( showing 5 drawings and paintings ) with ST-ART gallery

2005 Identity exhibition – ( Exhibition exploring identity ), collaboration with 5 artists   Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, Lancashire. UK 

2005 Open Spaces, Nottingham 

2005 Raw Arts Festival, Candid Arts, London.  

2004 Art Auction, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in conjunction with Sotheby’s, London. 

2004 Raw Tower Hamlets Summer University. SS Robin Barge. Canary Wharf

2003 No Fear, Street Art Project in partnership with Brady Arts Centre. Whitechapel. London.

2002 Urban Art #2, Summer University, Tower Hamlets. Whitechapel. London.

2002 Passsge Cloute Beaux Arts, PARIS, France, Childrens Arts Workshop.

2002 Open Studios, Cable St. London 

2002 East London Printmakers, London 

2001 Urban Art, Tower Hamlets Summer University. Whitechapel. London

2001 Urban Art, Workshop, Royal Festival Hall. Southbank. London. 

2001 Street Art Workshop, POPLAR Harca. London 

2001 L’atelier des enfants, Children’s Community Art Project and workshop. Paris. France.

2001 Kids Stuff, Children’s Art Project and workshops. POPLAR Harca.London.

2001 Open Studios, ACME. London 

2000 Open Studios, Cable St. London 

2000 Raw, Decima Gallery. Bermondsey. London.

PUBLISHING 

  • John Lewis Partnership c/o Attic & King & McGraw publishing, 2012 
  • Print and card designs as part of Home range, launched in Sept 2012. 
  • Nelly Duff, London, 2019 – present 

ART FAIRS 

  • The Other Art Fair, London, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019  
  • The Affordable Art Fair, 2004/03/05/06/07/08/09 
  • Works on paper, RCA. ( Royal College of Art ) 2005, 2004,2003 
  • Zoo Artfair 2005, London 
  • Art Chicago 2005/2004/2003, USA. 
  • Art Miami – Miami Florida, USA- 2004/2005/2006 
  • The Art on Paper Fair, London – 2003/02/01  
  • Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London – 2003/02//01/00/99 
  • Brussels Art Fair, Brussels – 2003/2004 
  • Art Europe, Paris. France – 2002/2001/2000/1999 
  • Gent Belgium Flanders Expo. Brussels. Belgium – 2002/2001 
  • La Bastille, Paris – 2002/2001 

WORK IN COLLECTIONS/COMMISSIONS 

  • NHS – The Royal London Hospital, Mural on Grosvenor B Children’s Ward
  • Private commission (2) 8ft by 5ft paintings. London
  • Commissioned by Eddie and Nina Fowler. JKD Associates. (London) 
  • My work is in private collections in Europe: Italy, Switzerland, Paris, Israel, Spain, New York,  Australia and England. 

GALLERIES 

2008 – 2009  Tag Fine Arts, London

2009 – 2011 Rebecca Hossack, London & New York, 

EDITORIALS AND PUBLICATIONS 

  • An0ther Magazine, 20th issue, April 2021 ( featured as part of Paul Smith campaign) 
  • Interview, Hidden Depths, Beast Magazine, (April 2020) 
  • Articles in The Guardian, ( 25th Jan 2006 ) Naïve artist draws on life experiences by Evening Standard,
  • The Independent on Sunday. May 21st (2006) Catherine Jarvie.  
  • The Art Newspaper, No. 157, April 21, 2005 
  • Southwark Weekender, December 10th 2004. Issue 33 
  • The Guide, The Guardian, Saturday November 27 – Friday December 2004. 

DESIGN AND GRAPHIC COMMISSIONS 

1989 – 1995 

DESIGNS FOR T-SHIRTS 

Top Shop, Daniel James, Skate and Club Market. Logos for independent Record labels.

Other

Set up my own gallery f-art ( Artspace ) off Brick Lane London E2 in April 2005 – 2009, selling and promoting original graphic art alongside contemporary and selected works by illustrators, photographers and artists. Exhibiting and showing vintage collectables objects, furniture art, toys and  Artbooks. 

  • Published by King & McGraw 20011 – 2015 and  
  • Polite cards with artists Sir Peter Blake, David Shrigley, Stella Vine