About Us

Centrally located on the corner of 12th and Shoal Creek, Davis Gallery is a stimulating setting for contemplation and conversation through fine contemporary art. The permanent on-site collection, and rotating exhibitions represent 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.

Meet The Team

Kevin Ivester

Kevin moved to Austin in 2015 after receiving his BFA in Studio Art from Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. Since taking over direction of Davis Gallery in 2018, Kevin has placed emphasis on the belief that the arts have a unique ability to make a positive impact through the development of strong relationships, community outreach, and the encouragement of open discussion. Kevin has continued the tradition established by Bill Davis to focus on the best local and regional artists of Austin and Central Texas.

John Gabourel

John Gabourel has been a custom frame designer at Davis Gallery in Austin, TX since 2009, 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, design and development of the production of print ads and all catalogs.

Bill Davis

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 a 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. He established Davis Gallery & Framing at the Tarrytown location in 1979.