We have all been placed in this life to explore and discover our Purpose; our voice, a vision and meaning to life. It's as if the purpose of life is to discover the purpose of life. Its just that easy. The path to the end, which is NOW! (so far) is one of endless folly and experiment. To be "comfortable", complacent and stagnant, is a fail for me. The exhilaration of the unknown and self reliance, and the resource of community and a greater love is where I begin my plight. "if you are truly happy and you know that every moment in your life has added up to where you are right now; then you have made no mistakes". Now rejoice and continue.
I look at the sky, the earth, beyond and within. I try to understand others and my own complexity by understanding the cosmos and by preparing myself for endlessly forthcoming discoveries.
Tebbe Davis Biography
Tebbe Davis is celebrated for his landscapes and the emotional texture of his paintings, focusing primarily on the interaction of the viewer and their interaction with the environment. His use of color texture and composition in each scene conveys the intense beauty the artist perceives, inviting the viewer to explore a world not far from their everyday existence . . . as an inner journey of the soul.
Born in San Francisco in 1955, Tebbe was the second of six children, and his family lived in eight houses in six states before he was twelve years old, finally settling in Connecticut. Throughout this cross country adventure, Tebbe was a prolific sketch artist and avid photographer. While in high school he was involved in numerous art projects in and around the New Haven area and was also a finalist in the Yale Series of Younger Poets.
He served a tour in the Army where he travelled extensively throughout Europe, soaking in the works of the masters He took his degree in Philosophy and Art at Connecticut State University, where he founded and served as Editor-in-Chief of the fine arts literary magazine "Helix." In addition, a book of his poems was published during this period.
Tebbe has always worked professionally in the creative realm. As a professional photographer in the New York-Connecticut region from 1988 to 2003, he specialized in portraits, architectural photography and sports photography. His work was frequently displayed at photography exhibitions in the New York City region.
Upon moving to Asheville, North Carolina, in 2003, Tebbe has taken up painting as a full time occupation. His paintings can be seen at numerous galleries and private collection from Hawai'i to the UK.
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