Part of the New Light Prize Exhibition 2020
Gerry Davies is an artist and senior lecturer in drawing at Lancaster University. Born in South Wales he attended Wolverhampton University, the Royal College of Art and was a Fulbright Scholar at Purdue University, USA. He has been artist in residence at Durham Cathedral, the National Art School, Sydney and recently visiting professor at NTNU in Taipei. His drawings utilise images of emigration, deluges and floods to imagine social and environmental futures radically disrupted by climate change. He has published on contemporary drawing, and his recent book Drawing Investigations: Graphic Relationships with Science, Culture and Environment, co-authored with Sarah Casey, was published by Bloomsbury in July 2020. He lives and works in Lancaster, Lancashire.