Fay Elizabeth Davis
(1916 - 1997)
Fay Elizabeth Davis was active/lived in Indiana, Florida. Fay Davis is known for figure, genre, mural painting, graphic arts.
Biography Fay Elizabeth Davis
Fay E. Davis (July 8, 1916 – November 30, 1997) was an American artist, graphic designer and muralist who created three post office murals as part of the art projects for the New Deal's Section of Painting and Sculpture.
Fay Elizabeth Davis was born on July 8, 1916, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Georgia (née Amick) and Julian Davis. She attended the John Herron Art Institute, graduating in 1938. That same year, she won the prize for the best entry in the Indiana Art Exhibit.
Davis was one of the artists working for the Works Project Administration (WPA) to complete murals depicting regional scenes. The artists were encouraged to visit the towns where they were to work to incorporate themes important to the local are
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