About Davis Gallery & Framing

 Davis Gallery & Framing continues the tradition established by Bill Davis at the Tarrytown Gallery in 1979. It serves as a home to many of the best local and regional painters, printmakers, sculptors and ceramicists. Bill has consistently promoted a taste and style that has won critics awards and the respect of Austin’s art community.

Centrally located on the corner of 12th and Shoal Creek, Davis Gallery is a friendly setting for contemplation and conversation through fine contemporary art. The permanent on-site collection of works for sale represents the diversity and talent the gallery has to offer. This comfortable, expansive space also provides a meeting ground for many of the community's non-profit organizations including AMOA/Arthouse, Ballet Austin and the Austin Art Alliance.




Bill Davis  Founder 

Bill grew up in Baytown, TX and received a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Houston. He moved to Austin in 1975 to attend the graduate program in Studio Art at the University of Texas. While at UT he worked on the museum staff at the UT Huntington Gallery/HRC Michener Collection which has since become the Blanton Museum of Art. With his experience at the museum handling world-class artwork, and more than 25 years working as a gallery owner and framer, he continues to provide expertise in the field and to his customers.


Kevin Ivester  Director

Kevin is from Topsfield, MA and moved to Austin in 2015. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Endicott College in 2013, and has worked in galleries and auction houses since 2010. As a painter, Kevin believes in the impact art can have in shaping it’s community. His goal at Davis Gallery is build strong relationships, and to lift the importance of the arts in the greater Austin area.


John Gabourel  Frame Shop Staff

John Gabourel has been a custom frame designer at Davis Gallery in Austin, TX for four years and brings a wealth of experience and skill to the gallery. Prior experience includes time spent at Digital Media Print Specialist for American Art Resources, a company that provides art and canvases to hospitals across the country. Before entering the fine Art and framing industry, John worked as a Senior Graphic Designer and Production Artist in Houston, TX.

He honed his graphic design skills at the Glass Craft Door Company while managing the graphics, designing and development of the production of print ads and all catalogs.


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