biography

Born, 1974 – Springfield, MO.
Lives and works in Atlanta, GA.

education

1992-1993 – Missouri State University
1993-1997 – Ringling School of Art and Design – BFA Illustration

exhibitions

SOLO SHOWS

2011
Diarrhainbow – CoproGallery, Santa Monica, CA

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2013
Troublesome House – Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY
Risqué {dirty little pictures} – Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Art Dorks Rise – space:eight, St. Augustine, FL
Zombie – Last Rites Gallery, NYC

2012
End Of The Summer – MOHS exhibit, Copenhagen, Denmark
Don’t Wake Daddy VII – Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany
Kin – Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Against The Grain – Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

2011
Don’t Wake Daddy VI – Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany

2010
Don’t Wake Daddy 5 – Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany
13th Hour – Last Rights Gallery, NYC
2D – Icons & Characters – MondoPOP, Rome, Italy
Things To Come – Bold Hype Gallery, NYC
Survey Select – Wonderbread Factory, San Diego, CA
Urban Superstar Show – Back From Black – MADRE Museum of Contemporary Art, Naples, Italy
Hi-Fructose – CoproGallery, Santa Monica, CA

2009
Don’t Wake Daddy IV – Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany
Aqua Wynwood Art Fair – Art Basel, Miami, FL
13th Hour – Last Rights Gallery, NYC
SuperHero – Wonderhaus – Comic-Con, San Diego, CA
Overdose – CoproGallery, Santa Monica, CA

2008
Art Dorks – Perihelion Arts Gallery, Phoenix AZ
Enjoy It While It Lasts – DVA Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Dorks Four Person Show – Wootini Gallery, Carrboro, NC
Pop Subversion – Ad Hoc Art, NYC
Deep Pop – Kenneth Chapman Gallery, New Rochelle, NY

2007
Don’t Wake Daddy II – Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany
Subjective Realities – Harold Golen Gallery – Miami, FL
An Exhibition of Unspeakable Things – Maison d’Ailleurs, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Crazy for Cult – Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
Art Dorks Squared - McCaig-Welles Gallery, NYC
Art Dorks Collective – Thinkspace, Los Angeles
Fountain – McCaig-Welles Gallery, NYC

2006
Neighborwood – Compound, Portland, OR
Don’t Wake Daddy – Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany
Art Dorks – Gallery 405, Springfield, MO
Square Foot - Thinkspace, Los Angeles
Particularities – Perihelion Arts, Phoenix
Picks of the Harvest: Batch Three – Thinkspace, Los Angeles
Lions, Tigers, Bears, Etc. – Wootini, Carrboro, NC
Cohorts & Accomplices – M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
Unforgiving – The Changing Room, NYC
That New Dork Smell – Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Swear to Save CBGB’s – CB’s 313 Gallery, NYC
Dirty Show 7 – Detroit, MI
Art Dorks SMASH! – Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2005
Curious Organism – Hope Gallery, New Haven, CT
Dead Man’s Party – Hope Gallery, New Haven, CT
Sk8 or Die II – Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Culture Shock – Pop Art Studios, Miami, FL
5×5, Inside – Hope Gallery, New Haven, CT
Monsters of Lowbrow – Pop Art Studios, Miami, FL

2004
Art Dorks – Art Farm, Atlanta, GA

bibliography

Zupi Magazine (Brazil), Issue 32, December 2012: p. 41-42
Müller, Heiko, X1 Editions (Germany), #004, 2012: p. 39
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Fierro, Alvaro, Joia Magazine (Chile), Issue 23, May 2012: p. 7, 72-77
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Attaboy, Hi-Fructose Collected Edition, Vol. 2, Last Gasp, 2010: p. 66-73
Johnstone, Andrew, Empty Magazine (Australia), Issue 19, 2010: p. 44-45
Stout, Max, Max and the Siamese Twins, Glubdub, 2009
The Upset: Young Contemporary Art, Germany: Die Gestalten Verlag, 2008: p. 24-25
Attaboy, “Brendan Danielsson”, Hi-Fructose, Vol. 5, 2007: p. 72-77
Yoe, Craig, Arf Forum, Fantagraphics, 2007
Somzé, Catherine, “Dork Art: The Life and Work of Brendan Danielsson”, Zoo Magazine (Germany), No. 16, 2007: p. 76-81
Lehmbeck, Leah, “Oh, The Humanity…”, New Angeles Monthly, June 2007: p. 14-15
Das Grosse Tier, Belgium: Bongoût, 2007
Guemy, Christian, Red Book, France: C215, 2007
Vice Magazine, The Food Issue, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2006: p. 94
Durt, Elzo, Bang Your Head, Plin Tub, No. 1, 2006: p. 7
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Vice Magazine, The Horror Issue, 2005: p. 94
“Your Secret’s Safe With Me.”, Voxer, May 2005: p. 44-49


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