Amanda Davies

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Amanda Davies is known for her figurative paintings that often deal with unease. Davies engages in a highly self-reflexive art practice exploring portraiture and self-portraiture. Amanda majored in painting when she completed her studies in 2004 at the University of Tasmania BFA (hons, first class), Hobart. She lives in Premaydena, Tasmania and is represented by Bett Gallery, Hobart.

Davies has work in numerous collections including the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Devonport Regional Gallery, La Trobe University Collection, Wollongong Gallery, Artbank, Maatsuyker Collection, Artemisia Collection and private collections. Awards include the Portia Geach Memorial Award 2017, Arts Tasmania Claudio Alcorso Residency 2017, Bruny Island Art Prize 2016, City of Albany Art Prize 2014, Australian Council of the Arts, Rome Residency 2013, Shotgun, a partnership with Contemporary Art Tasmania and Detached 2011, Rosamond McCulloch Studio Residency 2006.

Amanda Davies - Painters and Writers: D i s a p p e a r i n g Amanda Davies - The Bleeding Tree Amanda Davies - Sydney Contemporary
Painters and Writers:
D i s a p p e a r i n g
Tasmanian Writers, Tasmanian Painters engage with what is lost and what endures
13 March to 31 March 2021

The Bleeding Tree
12 to 29 November 2020
Bett Gallery & Theatre Royal Hobart
Sydney Contemporary
12 to 15 September 2019
1 to 30 June 2019
School House Gallery
Rosny Farm
Amanda Davies - M I S T A K E Amanda Davies - BLACK Amanda Davies - Inside Worlds Amanda Davies - New Paintings
27 July to 18 August 2018
9 February to 2 March 2018
Inside Worlds
Poimena Art Gallery, Launceston
21 August - 11 September 2015
New Paintings
1 May to 29 May 2015
Amanda Davies - Wormhole - Five Artists, Five Overseas Residencies Amanda Davies - New work 2011 Amanda Davies - The Smell of Dreams Amanda Davies - Primed: painting Tasmania
Wormhole - Five Artists, Five Overseas Residencies
14 January to 6 February 2015
New work 2011 The Smell of Dreams
10 September to 2 November 2010
Primed: painting Tasmania
26 August to 17 October 2010
Academy Gallery, Launceston
Amanda Davies - Lust for Life Amanda Davies - The Non-Grande: An exploration of intamicy in contemporary art Amanda Davies - What lies there Amanda Davies - A brief fiction
Lust for Life
2 May to 31 May 2010
Contemporary Art Spaces Tasmania, Hobart
The Non-Grande: An exploration of intamicy in contemporary art
22 May to 12 July 2009
Wollongong City Gallery
What lies there
23 October to 2 November 2008
Depot Gallery, Sydney
A brief fiction
11 July to 1 August 2006
Amanda Davies - Additional work 2006      
Additional work 2006