Emma S. Davis
Emma Davis was born in Scotland in 1975 and was brought up in a family of artists. She studied contemporary art and painting for four years at the Glasgow School of Art and graduated in 1998. As a young artist Emma exhibited at many modern Scottish modern art galleries which let to a sell-out Degree Show of her contemporary paintings.
Emma Davis was the youngest art winner of the Alexander Graham Munro Travel Award, awarded at the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours (RSW) in 1999. The contemporary art award enabled Emma to travel extensively in Italy during 2000. As a result Davis successfully exhibited many contemporary paintings of Italy at the annual RSW exhibition in 2001. She was elected an artist member of the RSW in the same year..
Emma says ‘I have always had a great love for the Scottish landscape as I grew up surrounded by beautiful countryside. My contemporary paintings are often personal. My moods and emotions about particular areas I’m painting, the strength of light and most importantly colour, influence the way that I work each day’
In addition to Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery Emma’s art work has been exhibited at other leading Scottish Art Galleries.