A product of the Dayton Public Schools, and a graduate of DePauw University, Bing Davis is the founder of SHANGO Inc., a non-profit orginization designed to provide a positive environment for Dayton's youth, where they can learn about art and culture through art expression. SHANGO offers workshops, lectures, seminars, and symposiums to students with hopes that it will enhance the understanding and appreciation of African-American Culture.
Bing Davis taught art from 1960-1998 when he retired to open the Davis Art Studio and EbonNia Gallery in the Historical Wright-Dunbar Business District ini West Dayton, Ohio.
He has exhibited his art professionally since 1960 throughout the U.S.A. and abroad including England, France, Germany, Chinia, Senegal, Ghana, Gabon, Nigeria, and West Africa.
He has been the recipient of State, National, and International awards as an artist and educator. Davis continues to produce art and conduct art workshops in and outside of his studio.