project overview

Ed Rice Aquatic Center

This project by local artist, Anne Davey, features three large scale acrylic paintings in the bathhouse, as well as a horizontal band of photographs transferred onto glass tiles. Both installations include photographs of children playing and swimming at the Ed Rice Community Center.


about the artist

Anne Davey

Anne Davey is a Memphis-based artist who exhibits nationally. She earned a BA from Stanford University, studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and received her MFA from Johnson State College and the Vermont Studio Center. She has shown at Dartmouth College and the Arkansas Art Center, among others. Her work was published in New American Paintings, volume 52. Through a commission from UrbanArt, she produced three large wall paintings and a photo tile mosaic that was installed and opened to the public in June 2005 at the Ed Rice Community Center in Frayser, Tennessee. Her work was included in the 2013 exhibition, Present Tense: Contemporary Art in Memphis, 2001-Now, at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis.