Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, 1974
Lives and works in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Jose Dávila’s work has been exhibited at the Yuz Museum (Shanghai, China); Museo Universitario del Chopo (Mexico City, Mexico); Sammlung Philara (Düsseldorf, Germany); Museo del Novecento, (Florence, Italy); Getty's PST LA/LA Triennial (Los Angeles, USA); Blueproject Foundation (Barcelona, Spain); Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany); Marfa Contemporary (Marfa, USA); Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, USA); Gemeentemuseum (The Hague, The Netherlands); Museum Voorlinden (Wassenaar, The Netherlands); Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, MUAC (Mexico City, Mexico); Caixa Forum (Madrid, Spain); MoMA PS1 (New York, USA); Kunstwerke (Berlin Germany); San Diego Museum of Art (San Diego, USA); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid, Spain); MAK (Vienna, Austria); Museo Jumex (Mexico City, Mexico); Bass Museum of Art ( Miami, USA); Museum of Modern Art (São Paulo, Brazil); among others.
His work is part of international public and private collections such as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York, USA); Centre Pompidou (Paris, France); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid, Spain); Inhotim Collection (Brumadinho, Brazil); Hamburger Kunsthalle, (Hamburg, Germany); among others. It has also been featured in international publications such as Cream 3, ed. Phaidon; 100 Latin American Artists, ed. Exit and in the monograph The Feather and The Elephant, ed. Hatje Cantz.