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Tanya Davis Watercolors
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Education / Affiliations

Bachelor of Arts: Studio Art, magna cum laude, Florida State University, 1981

Honorary Life Member, Torpedo Factory Artists Association, Alexandria, Va.

Resident Artist, Studio 15, Torpedo Factory Art Center, 1997-2019

Signature Member, National Watercolor Society

Signature Member, Baltimore Watercolor Society

Signature Member, Florida Watercolor Society

Signature Member, Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society


Selected Exhibitions and Awards

“Florida Watercolor Society 51st Annual Exhibition.” Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda FL, Sep-Nov 2022 Juror Mark Mehaffey

Juror, Venice Art Center Member Show "Dark and Light", July 2022

"Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Spring Member Show." Online, April 2022 Juror Hodges Soileau

    Honorable Mention

"National Art Exhibition". Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda FL, Feb-April 2022 Juror Dean Mitchell

    Excellence Award

"Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Open Aqueous." Art Center Manatee, Feb 2022 Juror Frank Spino

    Transparent Award

Invitational exhibit, Florida Watercolor Society, Tampa International Airport, Dec 14, 2021 - April 1, 2022

Artist demo (video), Florida Watercolor Society's 50th Annual Convention, October 29, 2021

"Splash 23: The Best of Watercolor", Golden Peak Media, Coming in Mid-2022, Juror Mary Whyte

    Honorable Mention

"Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Fall Exhibition." Online Oct 2021 Juror Dylan Scott Pierce

    Transparent Award

“Florida Watercolor Society 50th Annual Exhibition.” Coral Springs, FL Sep-Nov 2021 Juror Keiko Tanabe

“Baltimore Watercolor Society 2021 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition.” Online June-July 2021 Juror Anne Abgott 
Élan Magazine, “Shine On”, Kathryn McKay, April 2021, cover and feature article

"Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Open Aqueous." Online Feb 2021 Juror Dean Mitchell

    Transparent Award
"Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Open Aqueous." Online Nov 2020 Juror Vladislav Yeliseyev

"Florida Watercolor Society 49th Annual Exhibition." online Sep-Nov 2020 Juror Michael Reardon

    Tom Jones/Canson Paper Award  

"Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Open Aqueous." Bradenton, FL Feb 2020 Honorable Mention 

"Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Open Aqueous." Englewood, FL Nov-Dec 2019 Juror Joseph Loccisano

"Florida Watercolor Society 48th Annual Exhibition." Orlando FL Sep-Nov 2019 Juror Carol Carter

"Florida Watercolor Society 47th Annual Exhibition." Sarasota FL Sep-Nov 2018 Juror Thomas Schaller

"2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition." Juror Kathleen Conover

"Florida Watercolor Society 46th Annual Exhibition." Ft Lauderdale FL Sep-Nov 2017 Juror Iain Stewart

    Holbein Artist Materials Award of Excellence III and Escoda Award of Excellence III

"Wet." Mansion at Strathmore, Sep-Nov 2017. Curated by Harriet Lesser

"2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition." Juror Frank Eber 

“Dreams and Recollections.” Artists & Makers Studios, Rockville, MD January 2017

“Florida Watercolor Society Non-signature Member Online Exhibition.” 2017

“45th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition.” Ocala FL, 2016 Juror Ted Nuttall

    Guy Beatie Award

“9th Annual Keystone National Exhibit.” Mechanicsburg Art Center, 2015

“From Here to There.” Traveling Exhibition, 2009

“Trading Spaces.” ArtSpace, Raleigh, NC, 2008

“Group Show.” The Arts Center in Orange, 2006

Art & Antiques Magazine, 2002

    Award of Excellence

“Contemporary Realism: A Survey of Washington Area Artists.” The Athenaeum, 2001

The Artist’s Illustrated Encyclopedia by Phil Metzger, page 449

“Washington Design Center Show House.” 2001

NIH Clinical Center Galleries, Bethesda, MD, 2000

Solo Exhibition, Target Gallery, 2000

Group Show, Spectrum Gallery, 2000

Solo Exhibition, The Art League, 1999

“National Watercolor Society 79th International Exhibition.” 1999

“Baltimore Watercolor Society Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition.” 1999

Torpedo Factory Artist of the Year 1999

Cover: “TEA, a Magazine.” Sept/Oct 1998

NIH Clinical Center Galleries, Bethesda, MD, 1998

The Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, VA,1998

Solo Exhibition. Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge Campus 1998

“The 1997 American Inaugural Exhibition.” The Washington Design Center, 1997

Solo Exhibition. University of Maryland University College, 1997

Numerous juried exhibitions, The Art League, Alexandria, VA 1993-2000


Selected Collections

Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey, CA

Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA

Four Seasons Hotel, Washington DC

Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

United Technologies

Korn/Ferry International

Maryland Artist’s Collection, University of Maryland University College

Rita Needham Navy Mutual Aide Association

1st Helicopter Squadron, Andrews AFB, Maryland

86th Operations Group, Ramstein AB, Germany

512th Fighter Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy

More than 560 original watercolors in private collections