Davis began her career in 1987 with pen and ink detailed renderings of wildlife. She was first published in Tide Pools, a California literary journal, that same year. Davis has studied with world renowned wildlife artists Carl Brenders, Robert Bateman, Richard Sloan, Gamini Ratnavira, the late John Seerey-Lester, and the late Simon Combes of Kenya, Africa.
"I intend my paintings to be more than just good art. I attempt to create a lasting image of the curiosity, intelligence and uniqueness of each, often endangered, animal. To me, that means realism without compromise and calls for total honesty in the art and complete commitment to each concept."