Anthony Davis is a self taught artist known mostly for his award-winning maritime scenes and seascapes in pastel. He is a Signature Member of the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) and Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club.
His seascape themed artwork is fast gaining national recognition in museum exhibits across the country, particularly in ASMA’s National and Regional exhibitions. He was chosen for The Heckscher Museum of Art’s first Biennial Exhibition in 2010, featuring Long Island artists, and his work was recently featured on the cover of Pastel Journal in August 2010. In 2014 his painting titled “From Here to Eternity” was awarded the Gold Medal for pastel at The Salmagundi Club’s Annual Members show and in the same year was chosen for The Pastel Journal’s Annual Pastel 100, the top 100 pastels of the year.
Anthony also enjoys painting outdoors in oil and as a plein air painter he is a founding member of The Long Island Plein Air Painters Society and he is responsible for the creation of Northport’s first Plein Air Painting Event, on Long Island. He has taught his approach to seascape painting and given numerous demonstrations across the country.
Anthony is represented in the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, in their International Marine Art Exhibitions, Modern Marine Masters Shows, Plein Air Painters and Miniature Exhibitions; LaMantia Gallery, Christopher Gallery, Gallery North, Long Island, NY; the Salmagundi Club in New York, NY.