C/V

Born October 19, 1957. Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

  • 1980 Cooper Union. B. F. A.
  • 1979 Skowhegan: Summer
  • 1975-77 Rhode Island School of Design

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • 2000 New York Foundation for the Arts: Fellowship
  • 1998 Public Art Fund: In the Public Realm: Fellowship
  • 1992 New York Foundation for the Arts: Fellowship
  • 1982 National Endowment for the Arts: Fellowship

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014 “Project M/6” Urban Nation, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 The Bushwick Collective Art Show, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2013 “Cash, Cans & Candy”, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Austria
  • 2012 “Bedlam”, Lazarides, London, UK
  • 2012 “Escape the Golden Cage” Urban Art Exhibition. Vienna, Austria
  • 2011 “Tou Scene” Nuart, Norway
  • 2011 “Re-define”, The Goss-Michael Foundation, curated by: Future Tense and MTV, Dallas, TX
  • 2011 “Hey Modern Art & Pop Culture”, Curated by Hey! Magazine, Halle Saint
  • Pierre, Paris, France
  • 2011 “Ha Ha Road”, QUAD Gallery, in collaboration with Mostyn Gallery; Derby, UK
  • 2011 “The emergence of the Pop Imagist”, Curated by Jonathan
  • LeVine and Giovanni Bonelli, Venice Bienalle, Venice, Italy
  • 2011 “Street Art Saved My Life : 39 New York Stories”, C.A.V.E. Gallery, Venice
  • (LA), Californiaa, in collaboration with ThinkSpace Gallery
  • 2011 “Welling Court Mural Project”, Ad Hoc Art; Queens, NY
  • 2010 “Urban Alchemist”, Jonathan LeVine Gallery at Art Basel, Miami, FL
  • 2010 “From the Street to the Cube” White Walls, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010 “Booked” Carmichael Gallery, Culver City, CA
  • 2010 “5th Anniversary Show” Jonathan LeVine Gallery NY, NY
  • 2010 “Looks Good on Paper” DFN Gallery NY, NY
  • 2009 “Beach Blanket Bingo” Jonathan LeVine Gallery NY, NY
  • 2009 “Graffiti Group Show” Addict Gallery, Paris, France
  • 2009 Tattoo Culture, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2009 “From The Streets of Brooklyn” Think Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Curated by Ad Hoc Art(Brooklyn, NY)
  • 2008 “ Explisit Fantastic” Keep 6 Contemporary, Toronto, Canada, curated by Rafi Ghanaghounian
  • 2008 “Dangerous Women”. DFN Gallery New York, NY
  • 2007 “Wooster on Spring” New York, NY
  • 2007 “Wet”. DFN Gallery New York, NY
  • 2006 “Open Air”. StayGold Gallery Brooklyn, NY
  • 2006 “Smart Ass.” Southern Exposure, Curated by K. Nicholson, San Francisco CA
  • 2005 “Submission,” Fuse Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Juxtapoz
  • 2005 “Animal Tales,” DFN Gallery, New York, NY “NYC,” DFN Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2004 “Species” Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 2004 “4 Artists | 4 Walls: Interior Paintings,” DFN Gallery, New York, NY “Innocence Found,” DFN Gallery, New York, NY Gigantic Art Space
  • 2003 “The Burbs,” DFN Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2001 “Buying Time: Nourishing Excellence,” Sotheby’s, New York, NY
  • 1999 “Fifteen,” NYFA Fellows at Deutsche Bank, New York, NY
  • 1996 “Do you see what I see?” Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY “The Most Important Thing in the World,” Alternative Art Fair Curated by Bill Arning
  • 1995 “Street Art,” PS 122 Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1994 “Sleeping and Waking,” Wellesley-Ross Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1992 “Sunday by the Bay,” Benefit auction for AIDS research. Bellport Village, NY
  • 1991 “Lyric: uses of beauty at the end of the century.” White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1988 “100 Years: Social and Political Art on the Lower East Side.” PPOW Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1987 “Contemporary Arts Council” Museum of Modern Art, Saatchi Corp., New York, NY
  • 1986 “Painting and Sculpture Today: 1986, “ Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

PRESS/FILM/DIGITAL MEDIA

  • 2012 “Talents: Dan Witz”, Le Guide de l’Art Contemporain Urbain 2012, Graffiti Art Magazine
  • 2011 “Dan Witz”, by: Alex Vaccani, TOH Magazine
  • 2011 Summer- “New York” Elephant Magazine
  • 2011 April- “Dan Witz Interview”, Interview by: Ann Timmermans, Beat Streets Magazine, Belgium
  • 2011 “Bacchanalian Hardcore”, text by: Quique Badia Masoni, Devora Ran
  • 2011 Spring/Summer- “In Plain View:30 Years of Artwork Illegal and Otherwise” Book Review by: Joseph Hart, Public Art Review
  • 2011 “Lob der Nuechternen Rebellen” Essay by: Mathias Greffrath, Max Joseph- Bayrische Staatsoper; Munich/ Germany
  • 2011 February- “Kunst Cops und Chaos” text by: Severin Mevissen, Musikexpress; Berlin/ Germany
  • 2011 June- “Man on the Street” Art Talk, ARTnews
  • 2011 “In Plain View” Interview by: Jeroen Smeets, VNA 13(Very Nearly Almost)
  • 2010 “Dan Witz” Interview by: Anne and Julien, Hey, no.2 Modern Art and Pop Culture; Paris/ France
  • 2010 “The Forces of Good and Evil” Interview by Marc and Sara Schiller, The Collectors
  • 2010 “In Plain View: 30 Years of Artwoks Illegal and Otherwise” Silke Tudor, High Fructose magazine
  • 2010 “Dan Witz, Punk Barroco” Joia Magazine and Kings 14, Santiago/ Chile
  • 2009 Empty Magazine
  • 2009 March- “The Evolutionary Function of Shuffle” Louis Gropman- Juxtapoz Magazine
  • 2009 April- Overspray Magazine, Interview by Ali Gitman
  • 2008 “Dan Witz, In Plain View” Produced by Dan Lewis
  • 2007 “Dan Witz in Williamsburg” Chris Osborn Juxtapoz (on line)
  • 2007 “Dan Witz” Jorge Flores-Oliver Virus Magazine
  • 2007 “Art Street” Renate Krieger Wonderland
  • 2006 “Lights in the Dark” The Morning News, Interview by Nicole Pasulka
  • 2006 “Paintings” Adbusters
  • 2006 “Submission” Juxtapoz Magazine
  • 2005 “Art of the Street” Time Magazine
  • 2005 “To Be Seen” Documentary featuring Witz, Swoon, Michael DeFeo, Skewville
  • 2005 Trigger Magazine
  • 2005 “Roundtable: Street Art” The Morning News, Interview by Pitchaya Sudbanthad
  • 2005 “Hoodies” Ramage
  • 2005 “Muralism” Public Art Review
  • 2004 “Dan Witz Rocks So Hard It’s Scary” Wooster Collective
  • 2004 Elevated Magazine
  • 2003 March- “5 Tips” The Wooster Collective
  • 2003 Bozack Nation, Interview by Brian Katz.
  • 2002 Beautiful/Decay
  • 2002 “Quiet Art Project at Ground Zero” Artnet
  • 2002 The Art Project: Artists Respond to Terrorism
  • 1998 “Art Funded by Public Art Fund” Hourly News, NY-1 CH 1, New York, NY
  • 1995 “The Headless Horsemen” New York Magazine
  • 1995 “First Person” Public Art Review
  • 1994 “In Heroin Haunts, Art Goes to Hoodies” New York Newsday
  • 1994 “The New Outsiders” Paper
  • 1994 “High 5” Pretty Decorating
  • 1984 Umbrella Magazine
  • 1983 Sites
  • 1981 “Best Bets” New York Magazine
  • 1981 Arts Magazine

BOOKS and CATALOGUES

  • 2015 Juxtapoz Art + Culture Magazine, Jan issue n168 (Cover)
  • 2014 MOSH PITS Dan Witz; PogoBooks & Jonathan LeVine Gallery
  • 2014 “State of the Art, Discovering American Art Now”; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  • 2014 “Juxtapoz Hyperreal”; Gingko Press
  • 2014 “The Urban Contemporary Art Guide 2014”; GraffitiArt Urban Contemporary Art Magazine
  • 2014 “A Brush WIth The Real” Figurative Painting Today by Marc Valli & Margherita Dessanay; Laurence King Publishing Ltd (Cover)
  • 2014 Elephant Magazine #18-Spring 2014 “Painting Fights Back” (Cover); Frame Publishers
  • 2012 “The Art of the Underbelly” introduction by: Haze, Curated by: Pac and Workhorse; Rizzoli International, New York, NY
  • 2012 “Spring 2012 catalog”, Rizzoli International Publications
  • 2011 “Delusional: The Story of the Jonathan LeVine Gallery” by: Caleb Neelon; Gingko Press
  • 2011 “Graffiti and Street Art”, by: Anna Waclawek; Thames & Hudson World of Art, London
  • 2011 “Hey! Modern Art and Pop Culture” Musee de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris
  • 2011 “Walls and Frames, Fine Art From the Streets” by Maximilian Ruiz, Gestalten
  • 2011 “Heroes and Villains” by: Tatiana Wills and Roman Cho, Zero Publishing
  • 2011 “Creative Calendar Collection” curated by: Euphemia Toong, Published by: Basheer Graphic Books; Singapore
  • 2011 “The Emergence of the POP imagist” text by: Carlo McCormick, curated by: Jonathan LeVine and Giovanni Bonelli, published by: Vanillaedizioni
  • 2010 “In Plain View: 30 Years of Artwoks Illegal and Otherwise” Dan Witz, Introduction by David Lopes,Gingko Press
  • 2010 “Hummingbirds 2011” Dan Witz, Gingko Press
  • 2010 “Urban Interventioons: Personal Projects in Public Spaces” Introduction by: Lukas Feireiss, Essay by Alain Bieber; Gestalten, Berlin
  • 2010 “Tresspass, A History of Uncomissioned Urban Art” Edited by Ethel Seno, in collaboration with Marc and Sara Schiller, Taschen
  • 2010 “Stickers, From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art” DB Burkeman/ Monica LoCascio, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.
  • 2010 “Street Art Cook Book, A Guide to Techniques and Materials”, Benke Carlsson/ Hop Louie, Dokument Press
  • 2010 “Beyond the street” Patrick Nguyen, Stuart Mackenzie, Gestalten
  • 2009 “The Thousands, painting outside, breaking in” DRAGO
  • 2009 “Untitled II, The Beautiful Renaissance” Gary Shove
  • 2008 “Untitled, Street Art in the Counter Culture” Gary Shove
  • 2008 “Street Art” Cedar Lewisohn Tate Publishing
  • 2007 “Sticker City” Claudia Walde
  • 2007 “Street Renegades” Francesca Gavin
  • 2006 “The Art of Rebellion 2” Christian Hundertmark/ C100
  • 2004 “Graffiti World” Nicholas Ganz
  • 2003 “I NY New York Street Art” Kelly Burns
  • 2002 “Stencil Graffiti” Tristan Manco
  • 1985 “Street Art”, Allan Schwartzman
  • 1983 “The Birds of Manhattan” Forward: William Zimmer

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