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Riverwest Public House Cooperative
815 E Locust St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212
Art opening party 7-10pm. DJ Kingpin at 8pm, free!
Paul E Davis is a freelance artist, Illustrator and muralist specializing in children books and publication. Paul has been creating art for more then 20 years. An accomplished painter and author Paul has also co-published a local news-zine as well as ran a local gallery.
He's worked with children for a number of years giving art instruction, using his artistic talent to teach and inform. Paul has Murals throughout the Milwaukee area in homes as well as inside public school buildings. He is also the owner of Bookbydaddy illustration and publishing service. Paul also has an online cartoon and caricature service funkytoons.com. All the websites can be accessed at funkyartworld.com. Paul is a featured artist for the Milwaukee Public Museum's Wisconsin 30. He has been featured on MPTV's Black Nouveau and just recently won best of show at Milwaukee's community art and funk festival for a painting of the Tuskegee Airmen. In his own words he states, “As far back as I can remember, I have always enjoyed drawing and painting."
Paul E Davis is a mostly self taught artist who enhanced his skill by picking up various books on painting, taking graphic design classes at Milwaukee Area Technical College, and through many years doing portraits and caricatures at local festivals and block parties. “I love painting and I always look forward to my next piece.
My influences come from early envy of comic book artists such as John Bryrn and Jack Kirby, as well as fine artists and illustrators such as Vincent Van Gogh, Ernie Barnes, Boris Vallejo and Norman Rockwell."
Specialties: Graphic design, Illustration, Murals and Portraits. Telecommunications.