Kenneth Lee Davis’ Artwork on Display at UAFS

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Kenneth Lee Davis, an Emmy Award-winning designer and University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student, is showcasing his artwork at an exhibit at UAFS through Jan. 3, with a reception scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Nov. 9.


Paintings by Davis are on display at the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, showcasing 17 artworks of urban landscapes, contemporary settings, and other subjects painted during Davis’s studio art classes at UAFS.


A reception sponsored by the Chancellor’s Coalition for the Visual Arts will be held in the Reynolds Room hallway of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center on Nov. 9, with light refreshments to be served.


A former television artist and Emmy award-winning designer, Davis is studying studio art at UAFS following a successful career in television that included work in Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Dallas, Hollywood, San Diego and New York. Over the course of his career, he’s earned four Emmy awards, three ADDY awards and two Broadcast Design Association awards.


While working in television, he painted constantly and decided to pursue a career in fine art painting beginning in 2003. He said his work is influenced by Wayne Thiebaud and Rackstraw Downes.


Exhibit hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays. For more information about the exhibit, contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300.


Article by Aubrey Sneed, Intern, Public Information Office
Date Posted: 
Friday, November 4, 2016
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