Damien Davis is a Brooklyn-based artist, born in Crowley, Louisiana and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. His practice explores historical representations of Blackness by unpacking the visual language of various cultures, questioning how societies code and recode representations of race through craft, design and digital modes of production. His work has appeared at The Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, and the Museum of Arts and Design and has been awarded various residencies including Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling. His work has been mentioned in the New York Times, Frieze Magazine, The Guardian, Hyperallergic and NYLON. Mr. Davis is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture at Purchase College (SUNY), and he holds a BFA in Studio Art and an MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University.