About Frank E. Davis

Welcome to Frank E. Davis

In the vibrant tapestry of life, we often find ourselves weaving together seemingly disparate threads, each representing a unique aspect of our identity. For me, those threads are my experiences as a veteran, website designer, and artist. As we embark on this journey together, let’s take a moment to reflect on the top news stories of the time when mentioning a date or a year.
My name is Frank E. Davis, and I was born on February 15, 1972, in Port Huron, Michigan. Raised in Michigan with a brief 1-year stay in Oklahoma City, OK, my early childhood was spent living in Lexington and Croswell, MI. Later, we moved to Gladwin, MI, where we stayed until I graduated high school and joined the military in 1992.
During my 23 years in the military, I rarely created any art at all, really only a hand full of pieces. Now that I am retired from the military and operate my own website development company, I have the freedom and time needed to return to art. With so many life changes in this recent year, there is a lot of bottled-up energy, inspiration, and emotion. All of what is needed in order to inspire art.
I really enjoy abstract thinking because there really arenโ€™t any rules to it. You can explore and transform a piece of art as you go along without having a defined goal in mind. The goal actually changes as you create.
Reality art is great also, and I do enjoy a number of themes such as trains, scenery, and nature. I mainly work with oil paintings, ink, and colored pencils. But I do know how to use many other mediums and intend to do so as I move forward in creating my collection.
  1. The 1990s: A Decade of Change
  • 1992: The first text message is sent, revolutionizing the way we communicate.
  • 1994: The Channel Tunnel, also known as the “Chunnel,” opens, connecting England and France.
  • 1995: The Oklahoma City bombing occurs, leaving a lasting impact on the nation.
  • 1997: The world mourns the loss of Princess Diana in a tragic car accident.
  • 1999: The world braces for potential chaos as the Y2K bug threatens to disrupt computer systems worldwide.
  1. The 2000s: A New Millennium
  • 2000: The U.S. presidential election ends in a controversial Supreme Court decision.
  • 2001: The tragic events of 9/11 unfold, forever changing the course of history.
  • 2002: The Euro replaces the national currencies of 12 European countries, simplifying trade and travel.
  • 2008: Barack Obama is elected as the first African American President of the United States.
  • 2009: The H1N1 influenza pandemic spreads worldwide, causing widespread concern.
  1. The 2010s: A Decade of Innovation and Upheaval
  • 2010: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico becomes one of the largest environmental disasters in history.
  • 2014: The Ice Bucket Challenge raises awareness and funds for ALS research.
  • 2015: The Paris Climate Agreement is adopted, aiming to combat climate change.
  • 2016: The United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union in the Brexit referendum.
  • 2017: The #MeToo movement gains momentum, shedding light on sexual harassment and assault.
  1. The 2020s: A New Era
  • 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, leading to lockdowns and a massive shift in daily life.
  • 2021: NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars, searching for signs of ancient microbial life.
  • 2022: The James Webb Space Telescope launches, offering unprecedented views of the universe.
  • 2023: The world continues to grapple with the ongoing pandemic and its aftermath.

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