Danny
Giles

American b.
1988

represented by Andrew Rafacz Gallery


Education

2013,
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

MFA 2013,
Northwestern University: Dept. of Art Theory and Practice

BFA 2011,
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions and Performances

2017

MCA Live: here, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Remembrancer, Sector 2337, Chicago, IL

2016

Lyric, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014

go/figure (Danny Giles and eliza myrie) Roots and
Culture, Chicago, IL

2012

Phantom Shapes and Ghost Events, Incident
Report Viewing Space, Hudson, NY

 

Selected
Group Exhibitions and Performances

2017

o(p)positions, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO

Expanded Chicago, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2016

Chicago and Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015

Spears, Chicago, Il

The Annual, Chicago Artist Coalition

Listening and Making Sound, Curated by Molly Zuckerman Hartung and Nicholas Frank, The Great Poor Farm Experiment, Little Wolf, WI

Terrain Biennial, Curated by Alexandria Eregbu,Terrain Exhibitions, Oak Park, IL

Finnocchio, Curated by Scott HunterThe
Franklin, Chicago, IL

Satellites, Curated by Third Object and Stephen BridgesThe Franklin, Chicago, IL

Memory Loser (Company
of Anna Martine Whitehead), Chicago Home Theater Festival, Chicago, IL

Ideal Perfection, LVL3 Gallery, Chicago, IL

Were the Eye
Not Sunlike
, Curated by Third Object, Fernwey Gallery, Chicago, IL

Yes REMIXED, Curated by Latham Zearfoss, Threewalls, Chicago, IL

Direct
Object/Direct Action, 
with ACRE TV, Threewalls, Chicago, IL

RESPOND, Smack
Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2014 

Open Office:
A Project of United States Artists
, Chicago, IL

Community
Area One, Roman Susan
, Chicago, IL

Please Stand
By,
 Mana
Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2013 

Your
Implications Have Implications
, Slow Gallery, Chicago, IL

MUCKMUCK\/Monica
Panzarino
,
Dixon Place, New York, NY

Skowhegan
PERFORMS
,
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

Clown
Flâneur
,
Northwestern University MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of
Art; Evanston, IL

 

Grants |
Awards | Residencies

2016 shortlist, Maker Grant

2015 Mana
Contemporary Artist in Residence

2014  ACRE Residency

2014
 High Concept Laboratories Sponsored Artist

2014
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

2011-2013
 Northwestern University Graduate Fellowship

2013
 Northwestern University Special Project Grant

 

Publications

LVL Artist of the Week,
Interview, LVL3 Gallery,
http://lvl3media.com/artist-of-the-week-danny-giles/#.VWpq5Y1HDs7

Kate
Sierzputowski, Inside Within Web Archive, Danny Giles: The Utility of the
Synthetic,http://www.insidewithin.com/DannyGiles.html,
March 14, 2014

Meg
Onli, go/figure, catalogue essay (go/figure at Roots and Culture
Contemporary Art Center), 2014

Matt Morris,
Review, Newcity Art, September 29, 2014, http://art.newcity.com/2014/09/29/review-daniel-giles-and-eliza-myrieroots-culture/

“Manifest
Metablack ”, Clown Flâneur, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern
University dept. of Art Theory and Practice thesis exhibition catalogue, May 2,
2013

“Black Art
Sale”, Emergency Report, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014

 

Professional

Lecturer,
Contemporary Practices department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2014-2015: Co-organizer, Black Artist’s Retreat [B.A.R.]