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EDUCATION

2013

The Pennsylvania State University, Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture 

Bunton Waller Fellow

2009

The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art & Technology 

Cum Laude, graduated with honors

RESIDENCIES

2019

Plyspace, Muncie, IN

Studioworks Tides Institute & Museum of Art, Eastport, ME

2018

Art Space Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 

Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

2017

ARC Residency, Chattanooga, TN 

Micro-Residency, Kent State Stark, North Canton, OH 

Kutztown University Artist in Residence, Kutztown, PA 

Open Door Studio Artist in The Community, Columbus, OH

2016

Teton Art Lab, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 

Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

2014

Second Sight Studios, Columbus, OH 

Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

Field Guides, Plyspace Gallery, Muncie, IN

Waning Light, Cardinal Health Gallery, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH

2018

Bloom Bloom, Jackson Dinsdale Art Center, Main Gallery, Hastings, NE 

Between Everything, 934 Gallery, Columbus, OH 

Cosmic Glimmer, Art Space, Raleigh, NC 

Macrocosm, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 

The Light Leftover, Mantle Art Space, San Antonio, TX

2017

Cultivating Light, Swine Gallery, Chattanooga, TN 

Garden Party, LIT Gallery, Chattanooga, TN 

Pom Pom Nebulae, Main Hall Gallery, Kent State University, North Canton, OH 

Bloom Bloom, Marlin & Regina Miller Gallery, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 

Parallel University, Duo Exhibition, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH

2016

CYA L8R, Duo Exhibition, City Center Gallery, Columbus, OH 

Loo Loo Field, Duo Exhibition, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH 

Circle The Square, Duo Exhibition, Marlboro College, Marlboro, CT

2015

Sweet Spot, Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, OH 

Let’s Be Friends, S.Dot Gallery, Columbus, OH 

Auroral Confetti, Front/Space Gallery, Kansas City, MO 

daydream, Fisher Gallery, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH 

Elsewhere, The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH

2014

Bloom Bloom, Rasdall Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY 

Dreamspace, Second Sight Studio, Columbus, OH 

Wigglegasm, Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA 

bud & rot, duo exhibition, Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH

2013 Bloom Bloom, MFA exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA 

Meet Me Right Here, duo exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA

EXHIBITIONS

2019

Surreal Systems, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

Women of 614, Bridge Gallery, 400 West Rich, Columbus, OH

Wonderball, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

Let There Be Light, The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH

2018

Hypotheses, Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH

2017

Nature and Neon, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN 

Rich Flavor, Poor Taste, Higienic Art Gallery, invitation only, New London, CT 

Excavations In Yellow, Mantle Art Space, juried exhibition, San Antonio, TX 

Off The Grid, juried exhbition, Wexner Center For The Arts, Columbus, OH 

FRUIT, invitation only, Blockfort Gallery, Columbus, OH 

Inside, CAW exhibition, Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH 

In Transformation, juried exhibition, Carnegie Gallery, Columbus, OH 

FRESH, invitation only, Confluence Gallery & Art Center, Twisp, WA

2016

Mix It Up! Contemporary Mixed Media, juried, Royal Contemporary, Florence, CO 

Neon Dreams, invitation only, Red Ink Flint, Flint, MI 

Please Touch, juried exhibition, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA 

Light Up My Life, invitation only, The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH 

Sugar, Sweet, Neon, juried exhibition, Muse Atelier, Ypsilanti, MI 

The Amazing Cat Show, 400 West Rich Street, Columbus, OH

2015

Art + Science, juried exhibition, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY 

A Little Bit Closer, The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH 

Independent’s Day, invitation only, Music and Arts Festival, Columbus, OH 

Snack Time, Tacocat Gallery, Columbus, OH 

#wildartcolumbus, juried exhibition, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH 

This Inspired That, invitation only, Open Door Studio, Columbus, OH 

Perpetuating Purpose, juried exhibition, Open Door Studio, Columbus, OH 

Art & Story, juried exhibition, Revue, Columbus, OH

2014

Sparkle Plenty, juried exhibition, GalleriE CHIZ, Pittsburgh, PA 

Narcissism and The Self Portrait, juried exhibition, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY 

ARTPRIZE, Juried exhibition, Grand Rapids Downtown Market, Grand Rapids, MI 

An Exhibition of Columbus Artists, juried exhibition, Bricker & Eckler, Columbus, OH 

MORE&More, juried exhibition, MS Rezney Gallery, Lexington, KY 

Fairtastic, fine arts juried exhibition, Rhodes Building, Columbus, OH 

Centered, juried student and faculty exhibition, The Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH 

Six in Studio, juried exhibition, Cleveland West Arts League, Cleveland, OH 

Art of Lustron, invitation only, TacocaT Gallery, Columbus, OH 

The Bizaar, juried exhibition, Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA 

Stop, Collaborate & Listen, invitation, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA 

Fabricated Living, juried exhibition, Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA 

SHOEBOX: An International Sculpture Exhibition, juried, Todd Art Gallery. Murfreesboro, TN

2013

VOO DOO Music Festival, City Park, New Orleans, LA 

Art Outside, juried exhibition, Apache Pass, TX 

Fly Free Fest, Red River Canoe Camp Ground, Adams, TN 

Fall Down 5 Music Festival, Camp Farnam, Durham, CT 

Great North Music & Arts Festival, Last Breath Farm, Norridgewock, ME 

Boomslang, A Celebration of Music & Sound, Buster’s B & B, Lexington, KY 

Pink Moon Music Festival, Pinky’s Farm, Rock Camp, WV 

Hyperion Music & Arts Festival, Stable Studios, Spencer, IN 

The Peach Music Festival, Toyota Pavilion, Scranton, PA 

Novis Oculi, Juried Penn State Graduate Exhibition, IceBox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

Electric Forest Music & Arts Festival, Sherwood Forest, Rothbury, MI 

BLOOM BLOOM, Juried group exhibition, 6119 Gallery. Pittsburgh, PA 

2012

Second Helping, MFA Group Exhibition 

Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 

Fairtastic, Juried exhibition, The Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH 

Ohio Centric, Juried exhibition, City Center Gallery, Columbus, OH 

The New Sauce, MFA Group Exhibition 

Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

AWARDS/GRANTS

2018

Artist in Community Grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council

2017

Greater Columbus Arts Council Supply Grant

2016 

NEA Studio Residency Grant, Women’s Studio Workshop 

Greater Columbus Arts Council, Supply Grant

2015

Ohio Arts Council Award, Professional Artist 

Ringholz Foundation Visual Artist Grant 

Greater Columbus Arts Council, Supply Grant

2014

ArtFile Magazine Grant Recipient 

ArtPrize Seed Grant, Frey Foundation, Grand Rapids, MI 

Art Kudos, International Juried Competition, Honorable Mention 

Best in Show, The Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition 2014 

People’s Choice, Ohio Arts Council, The Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition 2014 

2011

Bunton-Waller Fellowship, Pennsylvania State University

2009

Undergraduate Research Grant, The Ohio State University 

Magna Cum Laude, Graduated with distinction, The Ohio State University 

PUBLIC WORKS

2018

934 Mural, 934 Gallery, Columbus, OH

2017

Plume Installation, Second Sight Studio, Columbus, OH

2016

Microbe Mural, Sign House, Columbus, OH 

Light Installation, The Network for Protyping The Future, Columbus, OH 

Petri Pool Mural, glass wall installation, Goodale Parking Garage, Columbus, OH

2015

White Bloom Bloom, ceiling installation, Wild Goose Columbus 

Diatom Studies, “Blank Spaces” Short North Mural, ROY G BIV

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017

Installation/Collaboration with North Central Highschool, Columbus City Schools

2016

Polymer Installation Workshop, Wickliffe Elementary School, Upper Arlington City Schools 

Glass and Found Object installation Workshop, Beason Elementary School, HIliard City Schools

2015

Polymer Sculpture, instructor, Columbus Cultural Arts Center 

“Polymer Power,” art instructor, Ohio Craft Museum 

Guest Lecturer & Visiting Artist, Brown Elementary, installation art workshop 

Guest Lecturer & Visiting Artist, Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Center, installation art workshop 

Instructor, Found Object/Recycled Sculpture, McConell Arts Center

2014

Instructor, Mixed Media Sculpture, Polymer Clay, Columbus Cultural Arts Center 

Art Demonstration at Columbus Arts Fest, Sculpture Columbus, Cultural Arts Center

2013

Guest Lecturer & Visiting Artist, Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Center, sculpture & ceramics 

Instructor, Beginning Sculpture for Majors, Pennsylvania State University

2012

Instructor, Beginning Sculpture for Non-Majors, Pennsylvania State University

2011-12

Teaching Assistant, Online Sculpture, Pennsylvania State University 

Guest Lecturer, Women’s Studies Courses, under the advisement of 

Stephanie Shields, Ph. D., Pennsylvania State University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018

Visiting Artist, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Visiting Artist, Hastings College, Hastings, NE

2017

Visiting Artist, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH 

Visiting Artist, Kent State Stark, Canton, OH 

Wild Art Columbus, co-curator, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH 

Silence Is Death, co-curator, seven venue neighborhood political exhibition, Columbus, OH

2016

Wild Art Columbus, co-curator, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH 

CCAD Spring Art Fair, juror, student and alumni exhibition, Canzani Center, Columbus, OH 

Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT 

The Color of Love, CCAD undergraduate and graduate art exhibition, Juror and Curator, 

Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, OH 

AFFILIATIONS

Second Sight Studio Board Member

Columbus CAW Member

danalynnharper@gmail.com

Columbus, OH

United States