The Art of Christoff Davis is one of the more unusual Black-owned businesses included in the Nile List. Davis’ art is a breath of fresh air. She creates her whimsical and happy pieces the old fashioned way. She draws and paints each piece by hand and photographs her work to capture all its richness and texture. She combines her vibrant imagery with excellent thick papers and sumptuous fabrics. She devotes much time to pick the best quality materials and textiles, which she chooses with care. The result is beautiful and luxurious. Each painting owned by this black-owned business harkens back to Davis’ childhood. She grew up in the lively city of New Orleans, La. Childhood, vintage-shopping trips, and travels all are present in her creations. She pours all these experiences and inspiration into her art. Davis completed her education at the University of New Orleans.
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