Barbara works in a variety of print media including etching, lithographs, collagraphs and artist books.
She has held 11 solo exhibitions and has contributed to many group exhibitions. Her work is included in collections in Sweden, London, New Zealand, New York, Brazil, Czeck Republic, National Gallery of Australia, Powehouse Museum and State Libraries of New South Wales and Queensland. She has had 3 commissions from the Print Council of Australia and her prints have received many awards.
Barbara has always pushed beyond the boundaries of technique. She sees details and explores the complexities of everyday objects and the subjects she knows best, her home and her city. She draws heavily on her domestic and harbour environment for inspiration. Her images are characterised by a rich density, fine detail and texture.
An excerpt form publication 'Barbara A Davidson' by Tanya Crothers, Milhau Press 2001