EXHIBITIONS/ BIO.

C.V.

Dan Witz. Photo by Gregg Delman

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 “Mosh Pits, Human and Otherwise”, Jonathan LeVine, New York, NY
2011 “WHAT THE %$#@? (WTF)”, White Walls, San Francisco, CA
2010 “New Night Paintings”, DFN Gallery, NYC
2009 “Dark Doings” Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Addict Galley Paris, France
2009 “New Street Works” Sid Lee Collective, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008 “Night Paintings” Stolen Space, London, England
2008 “In Plain View” Dfn Gallery New York, NY
2007 “Dan Witz” StolenSpace London, England
2007 “Night Paintings” DFN Gallery New York, NY
2007 “Mosh Pit” Addict Gallerie Paris, France
2006 “Up Late”. DFN Gallery, New York, NY
2005 “Night Paintings,” DFN Gallery, New York, NY
2003 DFN Gallery, New York, NY
1999 Henry St. Settlement House, New York, NY
1998 Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Saint Peter¹s Church, New York, NY
1990 Miami Art Fair: in conjunction with Leila Taghinia Milani Gallery
1986 Semaphore Gallery, New York, NY
1985 Semaphore East Gallery: Leila Taghinia Milani Gallery, New York, NY Semaphore Gallery New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 “Escape the Golden Cage” Urban art exhibition. Vienna, Austria
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
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

! Your JavaScript has been deactivated. In order to view this site properly, please activate JavaScript on your browser. !