Dan Gunn

Artadia Awardee
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Dan Gunn is an artist, writer, and educator in Chicago. He received an MFA in Painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 where he is now an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He was awarded residencies at the University of Arkansas (2019), the Anderson Ranch Art Center (2018), Vermont Studio Center (2015), and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2012).  Recent exhibitions include “Bunts” at the University Club of Chicago, “Ungrateful Son” at Good Weather in North Little Rock and “With a Capital P” at the Elmhurst Art Museum. Other venues have included the University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Toledo, (OH), Western Exhibitions (Chicago), Elmhurst Art Museum (IL), Marine Contemporary (Santa Monica), the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago),  Lloyd Dobler Gallery (Chicago), Columbia College (Chicago), the Poor Farm (WI),  and the Loyola University Museum of Art (Chicago). His work has been reviewed in Frieze, Art in America, Artforum.com, art ltd., Artslant.com, Newcity Magazine, New American Paintings, TimeOut Chicago, and the Chicago Tribune. He is represented by Monique Meloche Gallery. 

Image list:

Poundstone Scenery, 2018, Acrylic, stain, UV absorbent lacquer on maple plywood with nylon rope. 115 x 50 inches

Ringer Scenery, 2019. Acrylic, stain, furniture finish on maple plywood with nylon rope. 106 x 35 inches

The Ungrateful Son, No.4, 2018 Glazed stoneware, marbles, light fixture. 8 x 14 x 22 inches

Bunt Scenery (SW), 2019 Acrylic, stain, and polyurethane on  maple and birch plywood with nylon rope. 34 x 75 inches

The Ungrateful Son, No.6, 2018 Glazed stoneware, marbles, light fixture. 13 x 19 x 24 inches

Ripple Scenery 2019. Acrylic, stain, furniture finish on maple plywood with nylon rope. 84 x 41 inches

Bittersweet Scenery, 2020 Acrylic, stain, furniture finish on birch plywood and aspen with nylon cord. 82 x 46 x 3/4 inches

Bad Scenery, 2019  Acrylic, stain, and polyurethane on birch plywood with nylon rope. 57 x 110 inches

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