Barbara A. Davidson works in a variety of print media including etching, lithography and artists books.
Her artist books are represented in private collections and at the National Library of Australia, the State Libraries of NSW and Queensland and the State University of Virginia, USA.
Davidson has held 11 solo exhibitions and contributed to many group exhibitions. Internationally, her work is included in public and private collections in America, Brazil, Britain, Czech Republic, New Zealand and Sweden. In Australia, she is represented at the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of NSW and the Powerhouse Museum. She has had three commissions from the Print Council of Australia and won many awards.
Davidson has always pushed the boundaries of technique. She explores the details and complexities of everyday objects and the places she knows best – drawing on her domestic and harbour environment for subject matter. Her images are characterised by a rich density, fine detail and texture.