Ola McNeill Davidson was born in Brazoria County, Texas in 1884 and raised on her family's ranch in the Texas Panhandle. Her art training began under Evangeline Fowler at the North Texas Female College and Kidd-Key Conservatory of Music and Art in Sherman, Texas.
After living in Dallas, Texas Davidson moved to Houston in 1929, where she taught at the Museum School of Art, and studied with Emma Richardson Cherry.
She died in Houston in 1976 and was buried in West Columbia, Texas.
Dallas Women's Forum
Houston Artists Gallery
Southern States Art League
Texas Fine Arts Association
Annual Texas Artists Exhibition, Fort Worth
Annual Houston Artists Exhibition
Southern States Art League Annual Exhibition
Annual Exhibition of Texas Artists, Dallas Woman's Forum
National Exhibition of American Art, Rockefeller Center, New York City, New York
Greater Texas and Pan-American Exposition, Dallas
Women Artists of Texas
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas, 1993