Dan Gunn

Dan Gunn is an artist, writer and educator living and working in Chicago. He received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007. His work has been reviewed in publications such as Artforum.com, Artslant.com, NewCity Chicago, TimeOut Chicago, and the Chicago Tribune.

In 2010, Gunn had a much lauded solo exhibition Multistable Picture Fable at Lloyd Dobler Gallery in Chicago and was included in the Contemporary Art Council’s group exhibition New Icon curated by Britton Bertran at Loyola University Museum of Art in Chicago. Recent exhibitions include a 12 x 12 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and a solo exhibition with Monique Meloche Gallery titled Routine Scenic Machine.

Dan also writes about local Chicago art, including the history of alternative and apartment spaces in conjunction with the Hyde Park Art Center’s “Artists Run Chicago” exhibition published by Pr and in the Artist Run Digest from Threewalls and Green Lantern Press. He is a contributor for the Bad at Sports podcast to the Art21 blog and has published articles for Bad at Sports, Newcity Magazine, Proximity Magazine’s (con)Temporary Art Guide and ArtSlant.com.