About the Artist
Tegeder was born in Peekskill, NY, she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and maintains a studio at The Elizabeth Foundation in Manhattan. She received a BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase, and an MFA in Painting and Drawing from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
For the past ten years, Tegeder’s work has explored abstraction and architecture. While the core of her work is paintings and drawings, she has includes large-scale installation, sculptural objects, sound, and animation.
Since receiving her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Tegeder’s work has been presented in over 100 gallery exhibitions, both nationally and internationally in Paris, Houston, Los Angeles, Berlin, Chicago, and New York. Tegeder has participated in numerous institution exhibitions including PS1/MOMA, The New Museum, The Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, and Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Several of her works are in the Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and The Weatherspoon Museum of Art in Greensboro, NC.
Tegeder is the recipient of several residencies and grants including The Yaddo Foundation, The Triangle Foundation Residency and Workshop, Elizabeth Foundation in New York, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Studio Residency at Governor’s Island, Smack Mellon Studios and Artist Stipend, Banff Centre for the Arts, Artist Residency in Banff, Canada, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Lower East Side Print Fellowship Edition Award, National Studio Program, P.S.1/MOMA Affiliate, Clocktower, New York, NY, ART OMI, Omi International Arts Center, Omi, NY, Henry Street Settlement Studio Fellowship, NY, and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Fellowship, NY.
gallery website: http://www.secristgallery.com/artists/dannielle-tegeder/