Brad Davis is a painter from Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned his BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2016, and his MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 2018. His paintings are typically centered around the urban environment and seek to transform its banality through careful and personal reconstruction. Davis is a resident instructor at Manifest Drawing Center, and an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP) and the Art Academy of Cincinnati. His work has been exhibited nationally and was included in the 2018 XL Catlin Art Prize traveling show. Most recently Davis has been shown at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. His paintings are in the permanent collections of the Union League of Philadelphia and Capitol One Bank.