CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

Davina Shefet

25/02/1988

Nationality Danish, born and raised in France

Trilingual French, English, Danish

Currently based in Brighton, England

 

 

+44 (0)7 306 51 07 08

contact@davinashefet.com

www.davinashefet.com

EDUCATION

 

2014: Bachelor - École de Communication Visuelle / School of Visual Communication, with options in illustration and a discipline named «Acte IV» which focused on realizing artistic projects and Contemporary Art Culture - Paris 

 

2006: French Baccalauréat with a special in Literature and Drama obtained with Honors - Lycée Bristol, Cannes 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS AND COMMISSIONS

2021: Storefront Studio on Trafalgar Street in Brighton from December 2020 to December 2021

 

November 2019-January 2020: Solo exhibition «Opium Dreams» at the Leslie Curran Gallery, Florida, US (Leslie Curran representation until 2021)

 

 

March-April 2018: Solo exhibition of the Series «The Opium Dream» Espace Rue Bernard Palissy, Saint-Germain-des-Prés - Paris

 

2017: Commission installation and performance adapted from the video project I made in 2015 «Amour et liberté» for Agency CC and inauguration of Hotel Sir Nikolaï - Hamburg, Germany

 

2015: Commission of silk paintings and sculptures for «Arts for Patròn» event organized by Le Fruit Studio agency for Patròn Tequila - Atelier Basfroi, Paris 

 

2013: Group exhibition «Nomad Utopia» Caroussel du Louvre, Tranoï - Paris

 

 

DISTINCTIONS

Press: Featured in House & Garden UK, Bo Bedre DK "Best Places to buy Art Prints", Elle DK, Coveteur, RTL, Libération

 

2018: Featured in Saatchi Art Collection «Meet The New Figurative Painters»

Featured in Bo Bedre, article referencing the best places to buy art prints online

 

2016: Finalist at «Entrepreneurs des Métiers d’Art» organized by the Institut des Métiers d’Arts and Ernest and Young for the fashion brand project

 

2014: Finalist at Contest «Meilleurs Dessinateurs» Best Drawers held by newspaper Libération with imposed theme: "Nocturnal portraits" - Series of illustrations, mixed media

 

 

OTHER ART RELATED AND CREATIVE EXPERIENCES 

 

2015 - 2018: Founder and Creative Director of fashion brand Davina Shefet which mainly focused on semi couture unique pieces, textile design, silk paintings and kimonos - Paris, France

 

2017: Scriptwriting of an original series called «Dreams and sticks», an autobiographical musical drama. The writing of this project lead me to intern at the Art Department at Zentropa during the filming of Lars Von Trier's movie: «The House that Jack Built» - Copenhagen, Denmark 

 

2014: Internship at Christian Lacroix, Studio Department, Graphic Design - Paris, France

 

Since forever: Songwriting, singing, producing - Pop, Soul, Jazz, Opera

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

About Davina Shefet Davina Shefet is a french and danish artist known for her former fashion brand and paintings.  

After working at Christian Lacroix at the print department, Davina Shefet went on to become one of the finalists in the national contest « Meilleurs Dessinateurs » (Best Drawers) held by the French newspaper Libération in 2014.

Her work has been exhibited in several events and galleries throughout the world such as: « Arts for Patrón » in 2015 in Paris, the 2017 inauguration of the Sir Nikolaï Hotel in Hamburg; She is permanently exhibited and had solo exhibitions at the Leslie Curran and Articles galleries in Florida since 2018. 

She was a finalist at the national contest «Entrepreneurs des Métiers d’Art» (Entrepreneurs in Arts) held by the Institut des Métiers d’Arts and Ernest and Young for her fashion brand project in 2017 in Paris.

Her work has been featured in Bo Bedre, Elle, Saatchi Art Collection « Meet the New Figurative Painters », House & Garden, Coveteur, RTL etc.