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Victoria Davila

 (born 1950)
Victoria Davila is active/lives in New Mexico.  Victoria Davila is known for animal sculpture.

Victoria Davila

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Victoria Davila (1950-)

She sculpts her pet birds, cats, natural subjects, models and other people's dogs in her Santa Fe, New Mexico studio.  Kernels of corn, bunches of bananas, a fragment of a crab shell and oak leaves are some of the natural subjects she has used in her still life art.

1967-1968 Studied drawing with Francisco Zuñiga at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura y Escultura in Mexico City.
BFA 1968-1972 Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
MFA 1973-1975 Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1971-1972 Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy
1973 at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in Philadelphia, PA (Sp '73)
1975-1978 worked in Pietrasanta, Italy with an ITT Fellowship learning marble carving.

From the artist:
"Sculpture is my avocation, occupation and profession.  Commissioned works include a bullmastiff dog Gamekeeper's Night Dog in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, portraits, architectural ornaments, a column capital for Trinity Church in Princeton, NJ, a frieze of Perching Doves for Aspen Hill Library, MD.  I have worked as a freelance sculptor making prototypes for companies which manufacture porcelain objects, medallions and garden ornaments."

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About  Victoria Davila

Born:  1950
Known for:  animal sculpture