Printmaker | Art Book Maker | Teacher
Maritza Davila's work "Triptych on Ancestry," a 25-inch-by-51-inch digital collograph silk aquatint screenprint, was displayed at the Memphis College of Art Inaugural Faculty Biennial in September, 2015.
... Maritza Davila deserves to have two pieces in the exhibition, one an accordion-style book, the other an intriguing combination of digital media, screenprint, aquatint and collage, and both elegant explorations of the ambiguities of languages and meanings ...
--Fredric Koeppel, The Commercial Appeal, Sept. 9, 2015
In 2009, Maritza Davila was interviewed by Live From Memphis for ArtsMemphis TV. Here, the artist and professor at Memphis College of Art discusses her lifelong devotion to teaching and the process she uses to create artworks. Born in Puerto Rico, Maritza has been doing printmaking, making art books and exhibiting around the world since the 1970s.
I'm passionate about teaching. I teach, and what I learn from the students ends up in my work.