JULYAN DAVIS

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JULYAN  DAVIS
North Carolina artist Julyan Davis, a realist painter, is exploring aspects of Modernism in his work. Both his paintings of urban streetscapes and his landscapes convey the essence of Southern culture. Recent acquisitions include the Gibbes Museum in Charleston, the Greenville County Museum of Art (South Carolina), the Morris Museum (Augusta, GA) and the North Carolina Governor’s Mansion and Western Residence. Aside from his Southern landscape and interiors, Davis’ exhibit ‘The Appalachian Murder Ballads’- a study of how tradition affects the contemporary South, continues to tour regional museums.
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JULYAN  DAVIS Blue Chair_ Lyon Hall_ Demopolis_ AL

Blue Chair, Lyon Hall, Demopolis, AL
- Oil on canvas
36 x 38 in


JULYAN  DAVIS Blue Chair_ Lyon Hall_ Demopolis_ AL
Blue Chair, Lyon Hall, Demopolis, AL
Oil on canvas  
36 x 38 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Untitled Diptych
Grief
Oil on canvas  
48 x 88 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Abandoned Hotel
Abandoned Hotel
Oil on canvas  
18 x 14 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Biltmore Estate No. 1
Biltmore Estate No. 1
Oil on canvas  
16 x 20 in
$3,000
JULYAN  DAVIS Biltmore Estate No. 2
Biltmore Estate No. 2
Oil on canvas  
16 x 16 in
$2,800
JULYAN  DAVIS Blue Chair_ Lyon Hall_ Demopolis_ AL
Blue Bedroom, Lyon Hall, Demopolis, AL
Oil on canvas  
36 x 38 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Catawba Falls_ Color Study
Catawba Falls, Color Study
Oil on panel  
20 x 10 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Evening Light
Evening Light
Oil on canvas  
36 x 34 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Fall_ Madison County
Fall, Madison County
Oil on canvas  
16 x 24 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Fog Study_ Woodfin
Fog Study, Woodfin
Oil on canvas  
16 x 24 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Geese at Biltmore
Geese at Biltmore
Oil on canvas  
32 x 32 in
$7,800
JULYAN  DAVIS Glen Falls_ Spring 2017
Glen Falls, Spring
Oil on canvas  
50 x 38 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Hallway_ Lyon Hall
Hallway, Lyon Hall
Oil on canvas  
32 x 38 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Hillside_ Biltmore Estate
Hillside, Biltmore Estate
Oil on canvas  
32 x 32 in
$7,800
JULYAN  DAVIS Lane Pinnacle_ Study
Lane Pinnacle, Study
Oil on canvas  
12 x 12 in
$1,500
JULYAN  DAVIS Laurel River No. 2
Laurel River, Late Fall
Oil on canvas  
36 x 34 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Trail along the Laurel River
Trail along the Laurel River
Oil on canvas  
40 x 64 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Above Marshall_ NC
Above Marshall, NC
Oil on linen  
20 x 24 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Afternoon Light_ Big Laurel Creek
Afternoon Light, Big Laurel Creek
Oil on panel  
18 x 18 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Augury
Augury
Oil on linen  
28 x 22 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Ballad Study I
Ballad Study (Highway)
Oil on canvas  
12 x 24 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Ballad Study Motel
Ballad Study Motel
Oil on canvas  
12 x 24 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Best Cafe_ study
Best Cafe, study
Oil on canvas  
12 x 18 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Biltmore Estate
Biltmore Estate
Oil on panel  
18 x 14 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Biltmore Study
Biltmore Study
Oil on canvas  
12 x 12 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Birch Trees
Birch Trees, Winter
Oil on linen  
22 x 28 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Bird Rock Falls_ French Broad River
Bird Rock Falls, French Broad River
Oil on canvas  
50 x 44 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Black Balsam Study II
Black Balsam Study II
Oil on canvas  
10 x 20 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Cascade_ Graveyard Fields
Cascade, Graveyard Fields
Oil on canvas  
42 x 32 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Clearing Storm_ Biltmore Estate
Clearing Storm, Biltmore Estate
Oil on canvas  
16 x 18 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Cypress Swamp
Cypress Swamp
Oil on canvas  
38 x 40 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS French Broad River
French Broad River
Oil on panel  
14 x 18 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Junk Store Interior
Junk Store Interior
Oil on canvas  
16 x 16 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Junk Store Interior_ Riverside Drive
Junk Store Interior, Riverside Drive
Oil on panel  
16 x 16 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Laurel River
Laurel River
Oil on linen  
32 x 34 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Laurel River Study No. 2
Laurel River Study No. 2
Oil on panel  
10 x 20 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Laurel River_ Fall
Laurel River, Fall
Oil on canvas  
30 x 64 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Moore Cove Falls
Moore Cove Falls, Summer 2017
Oil on canvas  
50 x 46 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Moore_s Falls
Moore's Falls
Oil on canvas  
36 x 24 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Mount Zion Church Road
Mount Zion Church Road, Madison County
Oil on canvas  
18 x 16 in
$2,800
JULYAN  DAVIS Path_ Biltmore Estate
Path, Biltmore Estate
Oil on canvas  
16 x 18 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Pisgah Mountains
Pisgah Mountains
Oil on panel  
18 x 18 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Railyards_ Canton
Railyards, Canton
Oil on canvas  
16 x 16 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Sky Study
Sky Study, Biltmore Estate
Oil on canvas  
12 x 20 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Slick Rock Falls
Slick Rock Falls
Oil on canvas  
46 x 42 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Son premier Soin (Her first care
Son Premier Soin
Oil on canvas  
72 x 38 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Study_ Railyards_ Canton
Study, Railyards, Canton
Oil on panel  
18 x 18 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Sunset Study
Sunset Study
Oil on canvas  
16 x 20 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Thrift Store Still Life
Thrift Store Still Life
Oil on canvas  
12 x 18 in
Sold
JULYAN  DAVIS Tilled Ground_ Madison County
Tilled Ground, Madison County
Oil on canvas  
36 x 38 in
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JULYAN  DAVIS Winter Creek
Winter Creek
Oil on canvas  
16 x 18 in
Sold

JULYAN  DAVIS

JULYAN DAVIS

JULYAN DAVIS Biography

Having established himself as a realist painter, Julyan Davis is exploring aspects of Modernism in his work. Both his urban streetscapes and his landscapes combine traditional techniques with a new emphasis on surface and the abstract qualities of a painting.

Davis received a BA degree in painting and printmaking from Byam Shaw School of Art (UK). He has exhibited extensively throughout the UK and the Southeastern US including at the Birmingham Museum of Art (AL). Davis’ paintings are in the collections of the Gibbes Museum of Art (SC), Greenville Museum of Art (SC), Morris Museum (GA), Sloss Furnaces National Historic Monument (AL), Highgate Cemetery Museum (UK), Banker’s Club (OH), Skyline Club (IN) and Goodrich Corporation (NC) and the North Carolina Governor’s mansion and Western residence. Julyan currently works from his studio in North Carolina.

JULYAN DAVIS Statement

I am trying to emphasize the flat, abstract nature of a painting without losing a sense of depth and mood. I want the viewer to not see the painting all at once but instead try to replicate something of the way we see: One detail visible before another; the eye moving around the canvas enough that the painting will always seem new.

JULYAN DAVIS Resumé

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Greenville County Museum of Art, SC. Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC. Morris Museum, Augusta, GA. Governor’s Mansion, Raleigh, NC Governor’s Western Residence, Asheville, NC B.F. Goodrich Corp. Charlotte, NC. Sloss Furnaces National Historic Monument, Birmingham, AL. Banker's Club, Cincinnati, Ohio. Skyline Club, Indianapolis, IN. Retirement Systems of Alabama, Montgomery, AL. Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL. University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL. Samford University, Birmingham, AL. Bascom Fine Art Center, Highlands, NC. Byam Shaw Permanent Collection, London. National Bank of Commerce. Amsouth Bank Compass Bank.

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