Born in Portsmouth, UK, Penny Davis is an artist, mother and teacher making sculptures, drawings and prints exploring her maternal identity through abstraction and autoethnography. Graduating from Chelsea College of Art (UAL) in 1999, and the Slade School of Art (UCL) in 2001, Davis was also a resident at Skowhegan (USA) in 2004 and The Edward Albee Foundation (USA) in 2005. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally and her work is held in public and private collections. Davis is currently a PhD student at Loughborough University and lives and works in Loughborough, UK. The provisional title for her PhD is 'Autoethnographic Drawing: digital assemblages of maternal dis-embodiment'.