Born 1982 in Alabama, U.S.A.
Dual nationality: U.S.A. and U.K.
Represented by 47 Canal (New York) and Commonwealth & Council (Los Angeles)

EDUCATION

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The Whitney Museum of American Art: Independent Study Program, NY, US
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA, US 
BFA (Hons) Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London, UK 
Foundation studies, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

AWARDS/GRANTS

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The Vega Foundation, Toronto, Canada
Tomorrowland Projects Foundation, New York, NY 
Long Prize, Museum of Fine Art Houston, TX 
Creative Capital, Visual Arts Award, New York, NY 
Rema Hort Foundation Award, New York, NY 
Emdash Award, Frieze Foundation, Finalist, London, UK 
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture full scholarship, ME 
Interdisciplinary Project Grant / CalArts Provost Fund 
MFA CalArts full scholarship 
Celeste Art Prize, finalist, London, UK

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

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Umma, Ann Arbor, MI 
Welcome Collection, London, UK 
Rollins Museum of Art, Orlando, FL 
The Whitney Museum of Art, New York 
The City of San Diego, CA 
Arts Council collection, London, UK 
Stedelijk museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
The Whitney Museum of Art, New York 
Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco and Paris, US/FR 
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 
CC Foundation, Shanghai, China 
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

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Visiting artist talk, Danielle Dean, Northwestern, Evanston, IL 
Forum: Danielle Dean, Tiff Lightbox, Toronto, Canada 
On the Ground: Broadcast: Analogue, Storefront for Art and Architecture and Montez Press Radio. 
The Landscape of AI: Danielle Dean & Samantha Shorey in Conversation, in Partnership with The Contemporary Austin, Austin 
Voices in Moving Image: Danielle Dean, CCA, San Francisco, CA 
Danielle Dean: Video Art in Circulation: Implicating the viewer, BAMPFA, UC  Berkeley, CA 
Danielle Dean: UCLA department of art lecture, The Hammer Museum, Los  Angeles, CA 
Slade Contemporary Art lectures: Danielle Dean, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL,  London
Artist lecture, Roski school of Art, USC, Los Angeles, CA 
Artist lecture, Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ 
Visiting critic, Yale school of art, New Haven, CT 
Artist lecture, 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands 
Artist lecture, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 
Discussion led by Danielle Dean and Nikita Gale on A Billion Black Anthropocenes  or None, Commonwealth and 
Council, Los Angeles, CA 
Cultured Data Symposium, ‘Ford in the Amazon’, UCSD, San Diego, CA 
This is Public Space, Barbican, London, U.K. 
Artist lecture, University of Richmond, VA 
Artist lecture, Paul Brach Lecture Series, California Institute of the Arts, CA                                                                         
Visiting artist/lecturer, CCA Grad Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA            
Artist lecture, Cranbrook Art Museum, DeSalle Auditorium, Bloomfield Hills, MI  
Around the Centre, In conversation with Maboula Soumahoro, Lafayette Anticipation, Paris, FR 
Artist talk: Danielle Dean and Jeanine Oleson, Cubitt Gallery, London, UK 
Simone Browne and Danielle Dean in conversation, Museum of Contemporary Art  Detroit, Detroit, MI 
On Making and Signifying race, wealth, and labor through photography, panel, International Center of Photography, New York, NY 
Artist lecture, Cranbrook Art Museum, DeSalle Auditorium, Bloomfield Hills, MI 
Artist lecture, Paul Brach Lecture Series, California Institute of the Arts, CA 
Visiting artist/lecturer, Parlor Room Lecture series, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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Forthcoming: Currently untitled, Spike Island, Bristol, England 
Forthcoming: Sunset Spectacular, West Hollywood, L.A, CA 
Out of This World, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada 
Bazar, ICA San Diego, San Diego, CA 
Long Low Line, Midnight Moment, Times Square Arts, New York, NY 
Horizongrabber ,47 Canal, New York, NY 
Death Drive, Off the Wall, Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, TX            
Art Now,  Amazon, Tate Britain, London, England             
HIT (Human Intelligence Task), Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA 
Amazon Proxy, Performa 21, Amant Foundation, New York 
Continental Private Road, 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands 
Trigger Torque, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany 
A Portrait of True Red, Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit, MI 
Bazar, 47 Canal, New York, NY  
Landed, (two-person show), Cubitt Gallery, London, UK  
True Red Ruin, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI 2017  
a shoe, a phone, a castle, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA 
Point of Sale, (two-person show), Vermilion Sands, Copenhagen, Denmark 
Focus, Studio Museum, Harlem, New York, NY
Hexafluorosilicic, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA 
Confession on a Dance Floor, The Bindery projects, Minnesota, MN 
Part Time Lover, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA


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This Land, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX 
A Well-trained Eye, Visual Arts Center, UT Austin, Austin, TX 
Inaugural Mandeville Art Gallery Exhibition, UCSD, San Diego 
Milk, Welcome Collection, London, UK
The Whitney Biennale, The Whitney museum, New York 
Seoul Pop-up, Commonwealth and Council, Soeul
No.9 Cork street, Frieze, Commonwealth and Council, London, U.K 
Permanent collection show, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands
친구, 47 Canal, New York, NY
Labyrinth, Epoch Gallery, Online Illumination: 21st Interactions with Art + Science + Technology, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA 
Liebes Ding-Object Love, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
This is Public Space, UP Projects, London 
Freedom of Movement, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Rijks Open, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
ANTI, Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece 
Knock Knock, The South London Gallery, London, UK 
Artist’s film international, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon, Portugal 
Commonwealth and Council, Carmen Argote, Danielle Dean, Katie Grinnan, Young Joon Kwak, Kenneth Tam, 47 Canal, New York, NY 
The Centre Cannot Hold, Lafayette Anticipation, Paris, FR 
Artist’s film international, The Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK Object 
Love, Museum de Domijnen Hedendaagse Kunst Sittard, Netherlands   
True Red Ruin (performance), Centre for experimental lectures, BAM, New York 
Rijks Open, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Where Do We Stand?: Two Years of Drawing with Open Sessions, The Drawing Centre, New York, NY 
She, SFMOMA Open Space, online commission, San Francisco, CA 
From Concrete to liquid to spoken worlds to the word, Centre D’Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland 
Watch List, Signal, New York, NY 
Soft Skills, The James Gallery, CUNY, New York, NY 
In Practice: Material Deviance, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Lagos Live, Goethe Institute Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria 
Experimental People, High Line Art, New York, NY 
At the Seams, The Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON, Canada 
Open Source, Contemporary arts festival, Dalston, London, UK 
It Can Howl, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA 
The doer of great deeds and the speaker of great words, Hap Gallery, Portland, OR 
Shifters, Art in General, New York, NY Flavr Savr*, curated by Alexandra Gaty, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA 
Gentrification, Houston Museum-African American Culture, Houston, TX 
What Shall We Do Next? DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
Art and the measure of Liberty, Korea, United Nations, New York, NY
After Biopolitics, SLSA Conference at Rice University, Houston, TX 
It Came From CalArts, CentralTrak: The University of Texas at Dallas, TX 
Core Exhibition, Glassell school of art, Houston, TX
Effeminaries, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL 
Made in L.A 2014, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 
Whitney Independent Study Program Studio Exhibition, {TEMP}, New York, NY 
Open, Papillion, Leimert Park, Los Angeles, CA
Demolition Women, The Guggenheim gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA
Full Time Lover, CoLab, Art Platform, Los Angeles, CA 
Authenticity? Untitled Art Projects, Los Angeles, CA 
MMXII, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA
Tropical Lab, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore 
Open Ending, The Farley Building, Los Angeles, CA 
Womanhouse, Main Gallery: CalArts, Los Angeles, CA 
The White Woman with the Brown Skin with a White Name with a Gun on a Horse,  Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
LuckyPDF, Episode 2, Auto Italia LIVE, Internet broadcast from London, UK 
Yes Way 2, Auto Italia South East with Upset The Rhythm, London, UK 
No Soul For Sale, Tate Modern, London, UK 
Melrose Place, James Taylor Gallery, London, UK 
Rob Pruitt's Flea Market, Tate Modern, London, UK 
Menu, Savoy Café, London, UK 
Panda Malin-Head, Auto Italia South East, London, UK 
Yes Way, Auto Italia South East with Upset The Rhythm, London, UK 
Epic, Auto Italia South East, London, UK 
For One Night Only, Auto Italia South East, London, UK

SCREENINGS

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Flaneuse or Killjoy, EVBG, Berlin, Germany 
Around the world in 80 Days, Part 1, DocLab, Hanoi, Vietnam 
Saturday Supplement: Artist Film International, The Whitworth, Manchester, UK 
Performative Truth – Artists’ Film International, New Berlin Art Association (nbk),  Berlin, Germany
Remote Castration, screening, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA 
Based on Kathy Rae Huffman, Goldsmiths University, London, UK 
It feels right to me, From the Interior + more, Lux Scotland, Glasgow, UK 
The Petty Biennial, Arts Incubator, Chicago, IL Screen: A Portrait of True Red by Danielle Dean, Art Viewer, Online 
Comrade, what is you visual bond today?, Moma PS1, New York, NY 
How 2 do: being other, being real, Transart Triennale, Berlin, Germany 
Tableux, Assembly Point, London, UK 
Regional, International & Extraterrestrial, Museum as Retail Space, Los Angeles, CA 
BORIS R. Gulp, 2601-2603 Studios, Los Angeles, CA 
Discourse in New Media, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA 
Seeing Hearing Screening, Dark Lodge, Chicago, IL &NOW 2015 at Calarts, Maggie Nelson, Los Angeles, CA 
Danielle Dean, Hannah Price, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Diverse Works, Houston, TX 
2nd Annual Afterglow Summer Video Series, Pieter Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA 
Moving Situations, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 
Made for Television, Aux Performance Space, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
74 MINUTES, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA 
Los Angeles < 9811.81 km Vienna, Atelier Sachlink, Vienna, Austria

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PUBLICATIONS

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The Historical Entanglements of Hemel, Yaniya Lee, Mercer Union, Toronto
Whitney Biennial, 2022, Quiet as It’s Kept, Exhibition Catalog, New York, NY 
The Centre Cannot Hold, Lafayette Anticipations, foundation de’entreprise 
Galleries Lafayette, Exhibition Catalog, Paris, France 
Anti, AB6 Athens Beinnale 2018, Exhibition Catalog, Athens, Greece 
X.TRA, Volume 20, number 4, Los Angeles, CA 
Object Love, Hedendaagse Kunst, Museum de Domijnen Hedendaagse Kunst Sittard, Netherlands   
Art Viewer Screen Anthology, Holoholo Books, Paris, France 
True Red Ruin, Exhibition Catalog, MoCad, Detroit, MI 
Soft Skills, Exhibition Catalog, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY 
In practice: Material Deviance, Exhibition catalog, Sculpture Center, New York, NY   
Art and the measure of Liberty, Exhibition catalogue, Baik Art, Los Angeles, CA 
Made in L.A. 2014, Exhibition catalogue, Connie Butler and Michael Ned Holte, Los Angeles, CA 
Demolition Women, Exhibition catalog, The Guggenheim gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA 
Monaco Magazine, Issue five, edited by Katie Guggenheim, London, UK 
Monaco Magazine, Issue four, New York, NY 
Monaco Magazine, ICA, Issue two, London, UK The Book of The Film, Donlon Books, Publish and Be Damned, London, UK 
Panda Malin-Head catalogue, Auto Italia South East, London, UK
   
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 Out of this World – Danielle Dean’s Institutional Solo Exhibition Debut, Tosin Ajogbeje, Toronto Guardian
Review: “This Land” at The Contemporary Austin, Caroline Frost, Glasstire 
‘This Land’ Delves Into The Intersection Of Space And Identity, Keana Saberi, Texas Tasty       
The Contemporary Austin to present new exhibition 'This Land' beginning in September, Hannah Ortega, Austin Amercian-Statesman 
Top Five: December 21, 2023, Glasstire 
Milk at the Wellcome Collective review: A fascinating deep dive into the white stuff, Daniel Keane, Evening Standard 
Milk, its place in global politics, Society and culture, Fad Magazine 
Time’s Midnight Moment in January is a Long Low Line, Times Square Chronicles, Suzanna Bowling 
Traveling West: Art and Cars in the 2022 Whitney Biennial, Brandon Sward, Variable West Brochstein Pavilion’s new art reckons with ugly history via an idyllic view, Rice   
Thresher, Michele Gachelin 
Danielle Dean at the Whitney Biennial featured in "Whitney Biennial 2022" on Artforum by Jace Clayton 
(Human Intelligence Task) reviewed in Danielle Dean’s Parallel Amazons on Frieze by Margarita Lila Rosa 
Danielle Dean at The Whitney Biennale featured in "The Whitney Biennial Opens After Year-Long Delay" on NY City Lens by Elizabeth Maline 
Danielle Dean, featured in "A Whitney Biennial of Shadow and Light" on NY Times by Holland Cotter
Danielle Dean featured in "See Practically Every Artwork in the Highly Anticipated, Agenda-Setting 2022 Whitney Biennial" on Artnews 
Danielle Dean: From Fordlândia to Amazon Inc, Ocula by Elaine YJ Zheng 
Danielle Dean: Amazon, Studio International by Veronica Simpson 
Danielle Dean's Tate Britain exhibition kicks off, The Voice by Joel Campbell 
Danielle Dean’s Amazon exploring the changing nature of human labour, London News Online by Alexandra Warren 
Danielle Dean featured on Art Monthly by Rosa Tyhurst 
The Brave New World of Amazon Turk — breaking the logic of alienation, on Real Democracy Movement by Corinna Lotz 
Art Now: Artist Danielle Dean, FAD 
Danielle Dean's Amazon Rebellion, Plinth by Ed Luker
Test and Trace, on the evanescent poetry of Performa 2021, Rachel Valinsky, Artforum 
Danielle Dean Wades through two hollow utopias, Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic 
Amazon (Proxy), “Talking about the past was a way to talk about the present,” Brooklyn Rail 
The Performa Biennial Will Return This Fall With an All-Outdoors Program and an Exclusive Focus on New York Artists, Taylor Dafoe, Artnet
The Hidden Price of Innovation - Danielle Dean 1646, George Vermij, Metropolis M 
Where there’s a will there’s a way, Frits Dijcks, Jegens and Tevens 
Danielle Dean at 1646, The Hague featured on De Kunstmeisjes 
Ways of Unpacking: Danielle Dean, Mousse Magazine, Charles Aubin 
Bilderbogen aus Himmel und Holle, Aachener Nachrichten, Von Angele Delonge 
Missy Magazine, November issue 
People trapped in mass consumption, Welt, Stefanie Stadel 
Trigger Torque, How we live in media influence, Klenkes
Stedelijk Museum works to close gender gap in its collection, ArtForum International
Whitehot Magazine at Amsterdam Art Weekend, Jeffrey Grunthaner, Whitehot Magazine 
“Review: Danielle Dean,” Art in America, David Evertt Howe, New York, NY 
“The Radical Cosiness of South London gallery: New Fire Station Annexe,” Frieze magazine 
“In photos: Knock Knock,” Brixton Buzz, London, UK 
“South London Gallery opens exhibition about humour in art,” The Evening Standard, Ailis Brennan, London, UK 
“Woven; Humour and Art in Contemporary World,” Cent magazine, UK 
Landed@Cubiit Gallery, White Pube, London, UK 
Danielle Dean and Jeanine Oleson: Landed, Lauren Velvick, Art Monthly 
True Red Ruin’s Vampire Sneakers, Plinth magazine, Sammi Gale, London, UK 
“Review: Danielle Dean,” Mathew Biro, ArtForum international (print) 
“Danielle Dean paints the town red,” Rachel Small, Cultured Magazine
Critics’ Picks, “Soft Skills”, Sarah Lookofsky, Artforum.com 
“5 Up and coming women in the art world on today’s scene,” Maxwell Williams, Nylon magazine 
“Ibyen's Art Recommendations: Experience the most sexy show of the time,” Mathias Kryger, Politiken, Copenhagen,  Denmark 
“‘Activism’ Is the hot new art trend at NADA New York 2017,” Christian Viveros- Faune, artnet.com 
“Critics’ Picks, a shoe, a phone, a castle,” Andy Campbell, Artforum.com 
“Odd Jobs: Danielle Dean,” Daily Serving, Calder Yates
“30 under 35,” Maxwell Williams, Cultured Magazine 
“Your First Look at Open Source Art Festival 2016,” Another Magazine, Natalie Rigg, London, UK 
“Review: It can Howl, Atlanta Contemporary,” Art Papers, Erin Jane Nelson, Atlanta, GA 
“Review: “It Can Howl” and Southern Identity vs. Southern Perception,” Art and Design, Laura Relyea 
“Should have brought a philosopher: 3 from DiverseWorks what shall we do next,” AEQAI, Joelle Jameson 
“11 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before February 1st,” Paul Laster, Observer.com 
“‘What Shall We Do Next?’: DiverseWorks’ First Exhibit at Its New Digs,” Steve Jansen, HoustonPress, TX 
“Restless Finger Syndrome,” Houstonia magazine, William Geoffrey Wood, Houston, TX 
“Imitating the Aesthetics of Gentrification – Part One,” NTBT, Not that but this, arts and culture webzine 2015 
“Betsy Huete’s Top Ten of 2015,” The Great God Pan is dead, Betsy Huete 
“Towards a New Digital Landscape, Representation, Erasure, and the Future of Digital Art,” Walker Art magazine, Kimberly Drew, online 
“Five Rad New Media Artists to Watch,” Bitch Media, Miriam W. Karraker, Portland, OR 
“The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles,” Art In America, online 
“Fresh faces in Art: Eight LA Artist you should know,” Fabrik 27, Kio Griffith. Los Angeles, CA 
“5 Free Art Shows You Should See in L.A. This Week,” L.A. Weekly, Catherine Wagley, Los Angeles, CA 
“Critics’ Picks,” Artforum, Travis Diehl, online “Danielle Dean: Hexafluorosilicic,” L.A. Weekly, Catherine Wagley, Los Angeles, CA 
“An Art Fair in a Wild West Town,” L.A. Weekly, Catherine Wagley, Los Angeles, CA 
“Creative Capital Awards $4,370,000 So Artists Can Finish What They Began,” Artnet, Cait Munro 
“13 L.A. artists awarded Creative Capital artist grants,” L.A. Times, Carolina A. Miranda, CA 
“Networked Television,” Artforum, Travis Diehl, online 
“Artists Named for Hammer Museum’s Los Angeles Biennial,” The New York Times, Jori Finkel, NY 
“'Made in L.A.' focuses on emerging artists from City of Angels,” The Orange County register, Richard Chang, CA 
“Art Matters: A Biennial in, and About, Los Angeles,” The New York Times Style Magazine, Su Wu 
“A Slice of L.A.’s Multicultural Art Scene and Rising Talent,” Melanie Edmunds, Artsy, online 
“Danielle Dean: My Own Multiplicities,” Kcet Artbound, Drew Tewksbury, online 
“Danielle Dean: Los Angeles I am Yours,” Made in L.A. 2014, online 
“Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A. 2014’ draws on city's artful bounty,” L.A. Times, Deborah Vankin, Front cover, CA
“’Made in L.A.’ at Hammer Museum,” Contemporary Art Daily 
“How Will Michelle Papillion's New Gallery Help Leimert Park?” L.A. Weekly, Catherine Wagley, CA