| Born in Charleston, South Carolina, 1975.|
New York Studio Program, AICAD (Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design), NYC, NY, 1996.
Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, B.F.A., 1997.
Lives in New York City.
| 2000|| Stefan Stux Gallery, NYC, NY.|
| 2001|| Stefan Stux Gallery, NYC, NY.|
| 2002|| Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California.|
| 2003|| Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.|
| 2004|| Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California.|
| 2005|| Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.|
Collages, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
| 2007|| Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California.|
| 1998|| Wrong Place, Right Time, Double Pleasure, NYC, NY.|
| 2000|| Here and Everywhere: Ruminations on Place, Farrell/Pollack Fine Art (Bingo Hall), Brooklyn, New York.|
Collectors' Choice, Exit Art, NYC, NY.
Neutopia, Audiello Fine Art, NYC, NY.
Landscape My Ass, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
| 2001|| Superimposition, Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC, NY.|
SuperNature, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas.
Summer Show 2001, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
Boxy, Dee/Glasoe Gallery, NYC, NY.
Wattage & Friendship, Muller/De Chiara Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
View Five: Westworld, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.
| 2002 || 20th Anniversary Celebration: Stefan Stux Gallery, New Gallery, Houston, Texas.|
The Dubrow Biennial, Kagan Martos Gallery, NYC, NY.
Jay Davis, Inka Essenhigh, Christian Schumann, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
New York in Texas, New Gallery, Houston, Texas.
I-Beam, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC, NY.
Painting as Paradox, Artists Space, NYC, NY.
Everyone Knows This is Nowhere, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, Florida.
| 2003 || Prague Biennale 1: Peripheries Become the Center, Veletrzni Palac, Prague, Czech Republic.|
Pyramid Scheme, Schopf Gallery on Lake, Chicago, Illinois.
| 2004 || Stop and Store, Luxe Gallery, NYC, NY.|
Stay Inside, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
| 2005 || Terra Non Firma, Howard House Gallery, Seattle, Washington.|
| 2006 || Natural and Unnatural: Imagining Landscape, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey.|
Out of True, The Chatham Building, Miami, Florida.
| 2007 || Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna, Austria.|
Magical Mundane, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
| Taylor, Astra, Jay Davis, REVIEW, 15 April 2000.|
Naves, Mario, Jay Davis, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, 3 May 2000.
Cash, Stephanie, Jay Davis at Stefan Stux, ART IN AMERICA, January 2001, p. 118.
Cotter, Holland, Superimposition, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 July 2001.
Schwendener, Martha, Jay Davis, TIME OUT NEW YORK, September 2001.
Kostabi, Mark, Jay Davis, SHOUT, September/October 2001.
Gladman, Randy, Jay Davis, NY ARTS, October 2001.
Staff, Jay Davis, THE NEW YORKER, 8 October 2001.
Curcio, Robert, Jay Davis, TEMA CELESTE, November/December 2001.
Wilson-Goldie, Kaelin, Precarious But At Peace, DUTCH, November/December 2001.
Valdez, Sarah, Gallery Reviews: 'Westworld', PAPER, December 2001.
Johnson, Ken, Westworld, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 14 December 2001, p. E41.
Young, Robb, Artistic Defense, DUTCH, January/February 2002.
Jana, Reena, Westworld, ART NEWS, March 2002, p. 120.
Daniel, Mike, Three Young Neo-Surrealists at Angstrom, THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 17 May 2002.
Johnson, Ken, I-Beam, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 12 July 2002.
Kerr, Merrily, Jay Davis, FLASH ART, March 2003, pp. 109-110.
Wilson-Goldie, Kaelen, The New Abstractionists, ART & AUCTION, July 2003, pp. 92-97.
Bellini, Andrea, and Sonia Campagnola, I Nuovissimi di New York, FLASH ART ITALIA, June 2004, pp. 83-94.
Knight, Christopher, Around the Galleries: A windowed sort of claustrophobia, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 9 July 2004, p. E31.
Korotkin, Joyce B., Jay Davis, TEMA CELESTE, January/February 2006, p. 87.