Cleo Davis,

current Artist in Residence at the City of Portland Archives, co-Artist of the Historic Black Williams Art Project and the Alberta St Black Heritage markers, combines disciplines of cultural and creative arts while utilizing design, historic preservation, economic development and city policy. Davis’s work takes a critical view of social, political and cultural issues, reproducing familiar visual signs, arranging them into new conceptually layered pieces, while advocating for tools of economic growth and policy change.