Davis is a landscape artist who works plein air and also in his studio in northern CA. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Fine Arts. His paintings are in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, Air Force Art Collection (Pentagon), Alaska State Museum, and National Park Foundation. In 2015, Davis was selected as a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America.
Davis worked as a smokejumper (parachute firefighter) for 13 years, and then became a paramedic. He frequently deploys as a volunteer and has worked with medical teams to Haiti, Nepal, Cambodia, Liberia (Ebola outbreak), Ethiopia, Iraq (Battle of Mosul), and Ukraine during the current conflict.