Marcy Blenderman Davidson
August 21, 1956 -
Iowa Artist, Marcy Davidson
Marcy Blenderman Davidson is known for her emotive use of color and shapes. Her avant garde style reflects her emotions and innovative use of mixed media on canvas. Davidson considers herself a colorists as she pushes the limits of design. "Art is an opportunity for your soul to sing." "Sometimes I paint with an intention and sometimes I just paint" states Davidson.
Davidson was born Marcy Sue Blenderman, on August 21, 1956, in Waterloo Iowa. Her parents Gordon and Shirley Blenderman were school teachers a small town in Iowa. She attended grade school in Des Moines and then attended Iowa State University where she majored in Art Education. Davidson continued her education at Drake University. In addition to Art Education, she appraised Art and Antiques through the American Society of Appraisers. Davidson taught High School art for 36 years. She received her National Board Certification for Art Education in 2000. Davidson continues to teach teachers in the Iowa Area.
In 1980 Davidson won her first award as a painter. She continues to show and sell her artwork throughout the midwest to collectors and lovers of fine art. In 2013 Davidson was recognized at the Iowa State Fair winning the Championship Butter Cow painting for the 100th Anniversary of the Butter Cow. She has won many awards in shows in Iowa. In 2014 Davidson opened 515WineWithDesign, an event -painting -social -club. She continues to paint on commission and for personal use.
Davidson lives in Johnston, Iowa with her husband, Brian, her daughter, Natalie, and dog, Ava. She has two grown sons, Rexford and Blake.