Sonia Louise Davis
Sonia Louise Davisresonant frequencies, blossoming tones September 1 - October 1, 2022HESSE FLATOW is pleased to announce the opening of resonant frequencies, blossoming tones by Sonia Louise Davis. Marking her first solo presentation with the gallery, the exhibition premiers a new body of large-scale, immersive work from her emergence series that the artist calls “soft paintings.' Throughout her multi-disciplinary practice, Davis...
Born and raised in New York City, Sonia Louise Davis is a visual artist, writer and performer. She has presented her work at the Whitney Museum (NY), ACRE (Chicago), Sadie Halie Projects (Minneapolis), Ortega y Gasset (Brooklyn), Rubber Factory (NY), and Artists Space (NY), among other venues. Residencies and fellowships include the Laundromat Project’s Create Change Fellowship (NY), Civitella Ranieri (Italy), New York Community Trust Van Lier Fellowship at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (Brooklyn), Culture Push Fellowship for Utopian Practice (NY), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Artist in Residence Program (NY), Studio Immersion Project Fellowship at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop (NY) and STONELEAF RETREAT (NY). Her newest book, “slow and soft and righteous, improvising at the end of the world (and how we make a new one)” was published in 2021 by Co—Conspirator Press, which operates out of the Feminist Center for Creative Work in Los Angeles. An honors graduate of Wesleyan University (BA, African American Studies) and alumna of the Whitney Independent Study Program, Davis lives and works in Harlem.