Born and raised in New York City, Sonia Louise Davis is a visual artist with a practice that encompasses installation, writing, and performance. She has participated in residencies and fellowships at the Laundromat Project, Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, and the Center for Photography at Woodstock. She is a grantee of the Puffin Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (Manhattan Community Arts Fund), and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (Emergency Grant). She has exhibited her work across New York City and in Chicago, Washington, DC and Phoenix. In September 2016 her collaborative performance work, “shake the stars with your song” premiered at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Recently, her performance text "Scatting," was published in Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory. Davis is an honors graduate of Wesleyan University and an alumna of the Whitney Independent Study Program (ISP). She lives and works in Harlem. //
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