Daniel Burnett

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Daniel Burnett Wall Mural 2016

Wall Mural 2016

Daniel Burnett grew up in Chicago and began painting graffiti at the age of 14. At age 16 he began taking his art practice seriously as a way to curb self-destructive models of behavior. What started as a form of therapy grew into an obsessive practice that has been refined over the past 15 years. Daniel prefers his work to be an indulgence in process and focus on aesthetic over communication of a specific idea or didactical content. Daniel structures his work around narrative while utilizing figurative elements to act as a bridge between work and viewer. Daniel’s paintings are psychedelic orchestrations exploring tension and fluidity in ever changing mercurial patterns. Marks and shapes of color establish rules of format and then break their own rules, creating structured and highly technical, though interrupted and imperfect, compositions. These incredibly precise compositions are achieved without the use of tape or stencil. Daniel Burnett

Selected Exhibitions
2017 Art Market San Francisco, Duane Reed Gallery
2016 Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2015 COCA, St. Louis, MO
         Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL
2014 World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, MO
         Blank Space, St. Louis, MO
2013 Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO
2012 World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, MO
2011 UICA, Grand Rapids, MI
2010 Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO

Screwed Arts Collective Member
The Screwed Arts Collective, established in 2010, is a group of thinkers, visual artists, musicians, and storytellers who are committed to the evolution of participatory culture through various collaborative projects spanning a variety of traditional and nontraditional mediums including drawing, painting, music, video, print and installation.

   

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