E D U C A T I O N
1978        Bachelor’s Degree, Fine Arts, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
1974-75   Pacific Northwest School of Art, Portland, Oregon

S E L E C T E D   C O L L E C T I O N S
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.
Alaska State Museum,  Juneau, Alaska
U.S. Air Force Art Collection, The Pentagon
National Park Foundation, Washington, D.C. 
U.S. Department of the Interior, Fairbanks, Alaska
U. S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C.
University of Alaska, Juneau, Alaska
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

S O L O   E X H I B I T I O N S
1995     William Lester Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA 
1994     Maxmillian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983     Smithsonian Institution, National Air & Space Museum,
             Washington, D.C.
1981     Alaska State Museum, Juneau, Alaska
1981     University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska

S E L E C T E D    E X H I B I T I O N S
2014        Featured Guest Artist, Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival

2014        Telluride and Aspen Plein Air Festival

2013        Oil Painters of America, National Juried Exhibition                 
                InSight Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX
2012        Oil Painters of America, National Juried Exhibition,               
                Evergreen Fine Art  Gallery, Evergreen CO
2011        Oil Painters of America, National Juried Exhibition                 
                Devin Gallery, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho
2010        Oil Painters of America, Western Regional Exhibit Selected Artist
                Mountain Trails Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
2009-10   Marin Agricultural Land Trust, Juried Exhibition,  Point Reyes, CA
2009-10   Marin/Scapes, Juried Exhibition, Larkspur, CA
2002-10   Marin County Open Studios, Marin Arts Council,  San Rafael, CA
2008        Baywood Artists, Guest Artist, Angel Island Exhibit, Sausalito, CA
2006-07   Sonoma Plein Air, Juried Exhibition, Sonoma, CA
2006        Spring Feast and Fine Art in the Sierras, Sequoia National Park, CA
2005        Juried Group Exhibition, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
2003-04   Marin Arts Council Landscape Exhibition, Marin Civic Center,
                San Rafael, CA
2003        Marin/Scapes, Juried Exhibition, Larkspur, CA
2002        “13 Artists Address Landscapes” Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA
1990-93   Sausalito Arts Festival, Juried Exhibition, Sausalito, CA
1990        “California Landscapes,” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
1988-92   National Park Academy of the Arts, “Top One Hundred”  National
                Museum Tour (8 times selected)
1989        “The Modern Landscape,” Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988        Poster Artist, Mill Valley Art Festival, Mill Valley, CA

P U B L I C A T I O N S
2000        Rachel Wolf, Art From the Parks, F and W Publishers
2000        Murray Taylor, Jumping Fire (maps, photos, artwork, journal entries),
                Harcourt Education
2000        Smithsonian Institution National Air & Space Museum, Christmas Card
1986        “Smokejumper Artist: The Work of Davis Perkins,”  Alaska Journal:
                History and Arts of the North (Vol. 16)
1984        Cover Illustration, Alaska Flying Magazine
1983        Cover Illustration,  Pictorial History of Smokejumping, by Stan Cohen
1983        Honorable Mention, “The Golden Age of Flight,” Smithsonian
                Institution

A F F I L I A T I O N S

International Plein Air Painters Organization
California Art Club
Oil Painters of America
Marin Arts Council
National Smokejumpers Association
Art Works Downtown

DAVIS PERKINS STUDIO

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