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Who is Drew?

Drew Davis is a contemporary impressionist working primarily in oil and acrylic paints. Since beginning his art career as a teenager in 2001, he has developed a unique style of painting that brings his subjects to life with attention-grabbing color, movement and emotion.

STYLE AND INSPIRATION

Drew paints boldly and intuitively, letting the paint speak for itself. Living in San Luis Obispo on the Central Coast of California, he is Inspired by the beautiful coastline, vibrant vineyards, lush mountains, his love of fine food, craft beer, local wine, Gypsy Jazz, and Swing dancing (Lindy Hop).

EXHIBITIONS AND PRESS

Not only has Drew had the honor of being voted SLO New Times “Best Visual Artist”, He has been featured in numerous publications including the covers of Festival Mozaic, Paso Arts Festival, Cambria Art and Wine, and Open Studio Art Tour.

Drews paintings are collected world-wide, and His paintings have been shown in numerous galleries and juried art shows including: Just Looking Gallery - SLO, Fiona Bleu - Morro Bay, Studios on the Park - Paso Robles, Le Belle - Carmel, and others.

ARTIST STATEMENT

Drew Davis is a Modern Impressionist who paints primarily using oil and acrylic paints. His love of painting drove him to pursue his art career as a teenager. He has since developed a notable style of painting that gives life to his subject with playful brushwork, eye-catching colors and thick swatches of paint that evoke movement and energy. 


His bold, intuitive method of painting lets the paint speak for itself; giving it a life of its own. Living on the Central Coast of CA in the beautiful San Luis Obispo, he is Inspired by the many coastlines, vibrant vineyards and lush mountains. 


His love of the outdoors, fine food, craft beer, local wine, local music, and swing dancing feed his creativity. Drews paintings are collected world-wide and shown in numerous galleries, juried art shows, businesses, and festivals around California. In 2014 Drew began instructing painting workshops, which have since gained popularity in and around SLO County. 


 Not only has Drew had the honor of being voted SLO New Times “Best Visual Artist”, He has been featured in numerous publications including the cover of: SLO Chamber Visitor Guide, Festival Mozaic, Paso Arts Festival, Cambria Art and Wine, Open Studio Art Tour and others.

CONTACT INFO

San Luis Obispo, CA
(805) 234-2302
drew@drewdavis.com
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT
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