Victor L. DavsonCo-Director, Express Newark

Image: Co-Director, Victor L. Davson. c/o Anthony Alvarez.


Victor L. Davson is a visual artist and founding director of Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, in Newark, New Jersey. Davson was born in Georgetown, the capital of what was then British Guiana. Since immigrating to the United States, he has received a BFA degree from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York; established himself in his practice as an artist; co-founded Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art; and served as its director for 33 years. He is a graduate of The Getty Museum Management Institute, studied organizational development at Babson School of Entrepreneurial Management and completed graduate work in non-profit management at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.