Daniel Bejar CV
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Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
EDUCATION:
2007 MFA State University of New York at New Paltz , New Paltz, NY (Sculpture)
1999 BFA Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL
AWARDS & RECOGNITION:
2014 Franklin Furnace Fund 2014-15, Franklin Furnace, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Artist-in-Residence, Process Space, Governors Island, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2014 Artist-in-Residence, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2013 The Rema Hort Mann Foundation Visual Arts Grant, New York, NY
2013 Associate Artist with Coco Fusco, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
2013 The Art Law Program, New York, NY
Blade of Grass Fellow 2012-13, Blade of Grass, New York, NY
2013
2012 Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, NYU Steinhardt School, New York, NY
2012 Artist-in-Residence, Workspace 2011-2012, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2011 SOMA Summer Residency, SOMA, Mexico City, D.F.
2011 Hot Picks, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Swing Space Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2009 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2008 AIM 28, Artist in the Marketplace, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2012 Bushwick Basel, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Get Lost! (NYC), Culpeper Gallery, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
2007 Collecting the Sun, The Icehouse, Phoenix, AZ
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2014 Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond, Brooklyn Museum, NY
2014 Quality of Life, BOSI Contemporary, New York, NY
2014 Ten, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY
2013 5x5 Castelló 13 International Contemporary Art Prize, ESPAI D'art Contemporani de Castelló, Spain
2013 Empire, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices, Welch School Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2012 Public Trust, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
2012 ...Is This Free?, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2012 March 2012, SITE Santa Fe, Santa, Fe, NM
2012 Systemic Risk, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Parts And Labor, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
2011 Art in Odd Places: Ritual, 14th Street, New York, NY
2011 30: A Brooklyn Salon, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 The (S) Files Bienal 2011, El Museo Del Barrio, New York, NY
Sorta-Rican, Taller Boricua, New York, NY
2011
Loss Generation, Seton Gallery at University of New Haven, New Haven, CT
2011
2010 Harvest Moon, Peripher Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland
Past Place, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS Canada
2010
2010 I'm Caught Up..., Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY
2010
Hope-A-Holic, Newhouse Center For Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY
2010
Rompe Puesto, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
Conflux City 2009, New York, NY
2009
2009 The New Easy, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany
2009 (re)terrain, vertexList, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Poverty, Hans-Sachs-Haus, Stuttgart, Germany
2008 The New Easy, Agentur, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2008 A Wrinkle in Time, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008 How Soon is Now?, AIM 28, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
2008 The World is a Handkerchief, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY
2008 The Audacity of Desperation, PS122, New York, NY
2008 Urban Identity, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Digital Media Festival Long Island, IMAC Theater, Huntington, NY
2007 Snap to Grid, LACDA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles , CA
2007 The Uncanny Valley, Chandler Gallery, Samule Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
2007 College Art Association New York Area MFA Exhibition, Hunter College / Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Process of Elimination, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Samule Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
2006 Peekskill Project 2006, Peekskill, NY
2006 Temporary Cities - Russia, National Centre for Contemporary Arts NCCA, Moscow, Russia
2006 Outvideo 06, Outdoor Video Art Screening, Russia
2006 Temporary Cities - Klaipeda, Lithuania, Cultural Communication Centre of Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania
2006 Smoke and Mirrors: Photography and Performance, Siegfried Gallery, Ohio University, School of Art,  Athens, OH
2005   Artistic Fragments 2005, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
ARTIST TALKS, LECTURES, PANELS
2013 Panelist, Traces of New Documentary Practices, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2013 Artist, Artist Talk, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2010
Artist, Artist Talk, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS Canada
2008
Artist, Artist Talk, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Johnson, Ken. "The Artist Next Door, 'Crossing Brooklyn' Local Talent at Brooklyn Museum", The New York Times. Oct. 2, 2014
Veronica. "Bushwick's Special", Harper's Bazaar Art HK. December 2013
Hurst, Howard, "Art Is Free ...Sometimes, Hyperallergic.com, September, 4, 2012: http://hyperallergic.com/56307/art-is-free-sometimes/
Guzman, Alissa."Bushwick Basel, a Very Small Art Fair", Hyperallergic.com, June, 4, 2012: http://hyperallergic.com/52407/bushwick-basel-a-very-small-art-fair/
Cotter, Holland. "Artists Whose Vitality Flows From the Streets", The New York Times. June 16, 2011
Sanneh, Kelefa. “Two Bejars”, The New Yorker Magazine. March, 21, 2011: 21-22
Fressola, Michael J.. "Hope-a-Holic", Staten Island Advance. May, 2, 2010
Slome, Manon, Simon, Joshua. The Aesthetics of Terror. Italy; Charta, 2009
Archey, Karen. "The New Easy" Map Magazine. Issue 19 / Autumn 2009
Lopez, Erin-Riley. "How Soon Is Now?" AIM 28 (exhibition catalogue), 2008
Wood, Alison. "The Uncanny Valley" Roll Magazine, August, 2007: 46
Genocchio, Benjamin. "Down by the River", The New York Times, September, 30, 2006
Byrd, Jeffery. "Smoke and Mirrors" Photography and Performance, Catalogue, 2006: 8