Resume

DANIEL GERHARD KANIESS

(1955 – 2012)

 

EDUCATION

1978               University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, BFA

 

AWARDS

1984               First Place Award,  Art Center of Minnesota, Juried Exhibition

1989-90         McKnight Foundation Fellowship

1991               Walker Art Center Open Studio Day Participant

Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship

First Place Award, Artifex Alternative Arts Museum, Juried Exhibition

1994               Bush Fellowship

1996-7               McKnight Foundation Fellowship

2004               Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

1974-78         Various Student Shows, Milwaukee, WI

1978            Union Gallery,  Milwaukee, WI

1979            Bergstrom Art Center,  Neenah, WI

1980            Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
Minneapolis Institute of Art, “Foot In the Door”, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota State Fair Art Center, Group Exhibition

1981            Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI
Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota,  Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
Art on Location, Town Square, St. Paul, MN
Perihelion Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

1982            Northrop Gallery,  Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota State Fair Art Center, Group Exhibition

1983            Dr. Martin Luther College,  New Ulm, MN
Walker-Winfield Gallery, Group Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN

1984            Art Center of Minnesota,  Minnetonka, MN
Lakewood Community College, White Bear Lake, MN
Minnesota State Fair Art Center, Group Exhibition
Pig Iron Mail Art Show, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

1985            Art Center of Minnesota,  Minnetonka, MN
Lakewood Community College, White Bear Lake, MN

1986            Wisconsin Lutheran College, Group Exhibition, Milwaukee, WI
Minnesota State Fair Art Center, Group Exhibition

1987            Leo Feldman Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

1988            Speedboat Gallery,  St. Paul, MN

1989            Speedboat Gallery,  St. Paul, MN

1990            Rochester Art Center,  Rochester, MN
Carleton College, Northfield, MN
8 McKnight Artists, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
Minneapolis Institute of Art, “Foot in the Door,” Minneapolis, MN
Speedboat Gallery/Lollapalooza, St. Paul, MN
Owatonna Arts Center, Owatonna, MN

1991           Forum Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Artifex Alternative Arts Museum, Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul Companies, Group Exhibit, St. Paul, MN
Speedboat Gallery, St. Paul, MN

1992           Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis,  MN
Artifex Alternative Arts Museum, “Unity in Diversity,” Minneapolis,  MN
Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, “Painting at the Nash”, Minneapolis,  MN
pARTS Alternative Art Space, “Views by Artists of the Columbus Quincentennial,” Minneapolis, MN
Speedboat Gallery, “PDGK”, St. Paul, MN

1993          Speedboat Gallery, St. Paul, MN
No-Bar Cafe and Gallery, New York, NY
Rossmor Gallery, “New Works”, St. Paul, MN
Red Eye, “Where The Art Is”, Minneapolis, MN

1994          Thomson Gallery,  Minneapolis, MN
Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, “Associates”, Minneapolis, MN
Hamline University, Group Show of Drawing, St. Paul, MN
Thomson Gallery “Selected Works” Minneapolis, MN

1995         “Experimental Book Art Show,” Group Show, St. Paul, MN
Thomson Gallery, “Summer Group Show,” Minneapolis, MN
Benedicta Arts Center, College of Saint Benedict, “Progress,”St. Joseph, MN
Haystack-Transformative Print Show, Carleton College, Northfield, MN

1996         Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Rochester Art Center, “50th Anniversary Celebration”, Group Show, Rochester, MN
Northern National Art Competition, Nicolet College L.R.C. Gallery, Rhinelander, WI
New Work ‘96, ARTSPACE, New Haven, CT
Hermetic Gallery, “Nerve,” Group Show, Milwaukee, WI
Midwest Drawing Show, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
Thomson Gallery, “Winter Group Show,” Minneapolis, MN
Studio 125 Focus Group, Group Show, St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Museum of American Art, “Where Do You Draw The Line”, Group Exhibition, St. Paul, MN

1997         Carleton College, Northfield, MN
Furlong Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menominee, Wisconsin
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Ohio
6 McKnight Artists, Minneapolis of College of Art and Design,  Minneapolis, MN
Soap Factory, “Material/Immaterial”, Group Show, Minneapolis, MN
Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, “Young Painters,” Group Show, Minneapolis, MN

1998         Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, “Recent Paintings” Minneapolis, MN
Gus Lucky Gallery, Group Show, Minneapolis, MN
College of Visual Arts, “Consider the Twig”, St. Paul, MN
General Mills, “Image/Text”, Group Show, Minneapolis, MN
Art-A-Whirl, Group Show/Event, Minneapolis, MN
College of Visual Arts, Faculty Exhibition, St. Paul, MN

1999         Gus Lucky Gallery, “Salon 500”, Group Show, Minneapolis, MN
Speedboat Gallery, “One Hit Wonder”, St. Paul, MN

2000         KM Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Rochester Art Center, “Big Bang”, “Fish Tales”  Group Shows, Rochester, MN
Gus Lucky Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Institute of Art, ”Foot in the Door”, Minneapolis, MN

2001         Montgomery Fine Art / Betz Design, Minneapolis, MN

2002         Plains Art Museum, “Art on the Plains”, Juried Exhibition, Fargo, North Dakota
Rochester Art Center, 9-11, Invitational Group Show, Rochester, MN

2003         Frank Stone Gallery, “Holiday Exhibition” Minneapolis, MN
Image Dump Gallery  “What About Aesthetics?” Minneapolis, MN
Frank Stone Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2004         Plains Art Museum, “Identity & Vision” Juried Exhibition, Fargo,North Dakota
Minnesota State Arts Board, Invitational Group Show, St Paul, MN
Speedboat Gallery, “Art Conspiracy”, St. Paul, MN
Jon Oulman Gallery, Group Show, Minneapolis, MN
Rochester Art Center, “MOVE” Invitational Group Show, Rochester, MN

2005         Minnesota Museum of American Art, “Arts Advocacy” Invitational Group Show, St. Paul, MN
Image Dump Gallery  “We See Differently” Minneapolis, MN

2006         Minneapolis Institute of Arts, “Energy Palimpsest”, Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program, Minneapolis, MN
Electrolift Artworks, “Recent Paintings”, Minneapolis, MN
Peck Institute of Visual Arts, “Continuum”, Milwaukee, WI

2007         Obsidian Gallery/Shoebox Gallery, “Segrelicious” Invitational Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN

2008         Plains Art Museum, “Art on the Plains”, Juried Exhibition, Fargo, North Dakota
West End Arts, “Seen and be Seen”, Juried Exhibition, Saint Paul, MN
Dale Studio Gallery, “Art-A-Whirl”, Minneapolis, MN

2009         Blown Derivatives project, McMurdo Base, Antarctica
Barbette Restaurant, Minneapolis, MN
Shoebox Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Priska Juschka Fine Art, “Benefit For Nicole”, NY
Broad Cast Exhibitions, “Open Sky”, Minneapolis, MN

2010         Blown Derivatives project, SeLa Mountain, Tibet.
Blown Derivatives project, Jiuduansha Island, China,
Blown Derivatives project, Skagaströnd, Iceland.
Martin Luther College, “Solus Christus”, New Ulm, MN
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Group Show, St. Paul, MN

2011         Blown Derivatives project, Karbala, Iraq
St John’s Lutheran Church Gallery, “Art-A-Whirl”, Minneapolis, MN

2012         OZ’Art Galerie, Tours, France
“Daniel Kaniess: Smiles and Rage, A Retrospective”, Minneapolis, MN

2013         St John’s Lutheran Church Gallery, “Art-A-Whirl”, Minneapolis, MN

2014         St John’s Lutheran Church Gallery, “Art-A-Whirl”, Minneapolis, MN
“The Automatic Message”, Instinct Art Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Shoebox Gallery Final Show, Minneapolis, MN

2015 St John’s Lutheran Church Gallery, “Art-A-Whirl”, Minneapolis, MN
Winter the Winter Suite, Fallout Artist Initiative, Minneapolis, MN

2016 “Daniel Kaniess 1955-2012 – Mixed Media”, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN

 

COLLECTIONS

Walker Art Center

Travelers Insurance

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP

RBC Wealth Management

Hazelden Foundation

Dayton’s Corporation

Dain Bosworth Incorporated

Honeywell Incorporated

St. Paul Companies

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Stoddard, Leah,  “Daniel Kaniess, Springfield Museum of Art”, New Art        Examiner, September 1997,  pp.  65

Silberman,  Rob,  “Daniel Kaniess at Thomson,” Art in America, July 1995, pp.  91-92

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

“Circus of Stab,”  Book of words and drawings, published by Sub-Genre Ink,  1996

 

PUBLISHED DRAWINGS

Jack Mackeral Magazine

Taddy Wampus Magazine

Inner/Urban Magazine

Graphica Magazine

OP Magazine

Modern Design Magazine
Lowertown Crier

Lowertown Business News

“Be Prepared to Answer”, Book Cover, NWPH

 

ILLUSTRATION / DESIGN

Logo                                      Catacombs Records, 1991

Record Album Cover        “House of Nerves”, 2i, 1985

7 inch Single Cover           “Mercy, Tsunami / Cindy Shrman, Deuteronomy”, Frances Gumm, 1988

CD Covers                          “2i”, 2i, 2000

“Now<<and>>Then”, GST, 2010

“Screech Owl Conflab”, Greg Schaefer, 2010

Cassette Covers              “Who Hears?”, 2i, 1982

“Boo!”, 2i, 1983

“Never Pet a Burning Dog”, 2i, 1984