Eric M. Davis has been strongly influenced by the native landscape and colors of Southern California, bringing an eye for composition to his art that captures its natural scenes and reflects its complexity. He dynamically presents the garden, the home and other colorful vignettes. Not only limited to floral paintings, Davis’ artistic projects have included a broad range of challenges from paintings to hard scape & public art .
Davis’ interest in art began at an early age where he had the ability to recognize the intricate beauty and detail found in simple plants, flowers and other elements in nature. Nurtured by artistic, creative parents in their own right, Davis chooses to be an innovative artist, experimenting with many different media. His training includes oil, acrylic and watercolor painting, graphic design, printmaking and photography.
Davis’ art has been on the pages of ARTnews. His bold prints and colorful originals have often been used for set decoration by the entertainment industry. Currently, on the set of the NBC tv show Chuck, nine pieces of Eric's art can be seen. Other TV shows include My Name is Earl, Will & Grace, Without a Trace and the movie Legally Blonde II, Red, White and Blonde. In 2003, NBC’s Mister Sterling featured his painting of an Indian chief in the script.In 1984 Eric received a bachelor’s degree in fine art from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. In 1983 he attended a summer session at the Rhode Island School of Design(RISD) in Providence, Rhode Island, where he studied anatomy and printmaking. He currently lives in La Verne, California, with his wife, Juliet, daughter Riley, and son Brandt.
La Verne Online article - great piece about me written by Peter Bennett.