Born 1965, San Francisco, Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

B.F.A. 1990, San Francisco Art Institute


"Suggestion Box", Scott White Contemporary Art, SanDiego, CA

"The Smuggler" Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
Daniel Davidson "Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Poulsen Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

"Double Feature", Mulherin + Pollard, New York

"Fat Fingers", Mulherin + Pollard, New York

"Bad Dreams Starring Good Friends", LUMP, Raleigh NC.
"Double Stuff" Sloan Fine Art, New York
Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris

Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany

“Warning Signs”, Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York
“Innerspace / Outerspace” , ADA Gallery, Richmond VA
“Good Cop/ Bad Cop” , Project 4, Washington, DC

”Test Kit”, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
“Looking For Ed McMann”, Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Canary Islands

”The Freelancer”, Soap Box, Brooklyn, NY

Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Joseph Helman Gallery, New York
SOMA Gallery, La Jolla, CA

Jeffrey Hartz Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
White Room, White Columns, New York

Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Matrix/Berkeley 164, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Germans Van Eck, New York

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition at Pierogi”, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn
“The Gallery Poulsen
10 Years Anniversary Show”, Copenhagen, DK
“The Buddy System” , Breeze Block Gallery , Portland, OR
“Unhinged”, Pierogi, Brooklyn,NY
“The Wild Bunch”, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark

“Modus Vivendi” Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
“Summer Group Show”, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
“Drawn to You” , Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Shame/Less”, Fort Point Art Gallery, Boston, MA

"How to Philosophize With A Hammer" , White Box, New York
“Mars Seeks Answers” Mulherin & Pollard, New York
“Stop & Go Rides Again” traveling, locations include-
IS-projects, Leiden, NL, Import/Export, Munich, DE,
Weltraum, Munich, DE,
Interventionsraum/Box Staatstheater Stuttgart, DE,
General Public, Berlin, DE,
Kunst en Complex,Rotterdam, NL,
The Glasshouse, Tel Aviv, Israel,
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY

“Stop & Go Rides Again traveling locations include - Studio Quercus, Oakland, CA,
Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA,
Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA,
Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA,
“Playlist” ,Postmasters, New York, Curated by Paddy Johnson and Steven Stern
“Friends and Family” Mulherin & Pollard, New York

"The Panorama Project 3", Curated by Jordin Isip and Rodger Stevens, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NewYork
"(K)NO(W) More Village"(Performer) Choreographed by Heather Kravas and Antonija Livingstone, April 4th and 5th, The Kitchen, New York
"Don't Paint Your Teeth",Curated by Rich Jacobs, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn
"I Will Never Lie to My Mother Again", Mogadishni Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark, Curated by Andrew Sendor

“Loaded” , M.Y. Art Prospects, New York, New York , Curated by Tom Snelgrove
“Pierogi Flatfiling”, Artnews Projects, Berlin, curated by Joe Amrhein and Leif Magne Tangen
“This is Not the Future”, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pa.
“Come One Come All”, Third Ward, Brooklyn, New York
"These Bagels Are Gnarly", Curated by Rich Jacobs , Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
“En Masse” ”, Heskin Contemporary,New York
“Feed Your Head”, Heskin Contemporary,New York,Curated by Andrew Chesler

“Bibbidi , Bobbidi , Boo!” Kunstverein Bielefeld, Germany, Kunstverein Mannheim,Germany and Cercle Muenster, Luxembourg
“Over Land”, Neo Images Gallery, Santa Barbara, Ca.
“A Piece Apart” Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York, Curated by Jordan Isip

“Reconfigure”, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
“NY Loves LV”, Dust Gallery,Las Vegas , NV

“ Painting Now”, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
“Grotto II”, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
“The Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong collection, Consolidated Works, Seattle, Arthouse, Austin, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, New Museum of Contemporary Art at the Chelsea Art Museum, New York

“In Heat”, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
“The Burnt Orange Heresy”, Space 101, Brooklyn, NY


“Sweet Tooth” , Mixture Gallery, Houston, TX
“Comic Release” Carnegie Mellon Museum, Pittsburgh, PA (with Reed Anderson)

“The Accelerated Grimace”, Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
“Grotto”, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
“Artists to Artists”, Ace Gallery, New York, NY
“Cornucopia”, Mafuji Gallery, London (with Reed Anderson)

“ Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s”, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
“Collaboratory”, Gale Gates, Brooklyn, NY
“Bad Touch”, Lump Gallery, Raleigh NC, toured to Ukranian Museum of Modern Art, Chicago, IL and Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

“Substance”, Neo Images, New York, NY

”Road Show” DFN Gallery, New York, NY
“Room With a View” Sixth @ Prince, New York, NY
“5a x 10y”, 304.art, New York, NY


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, Art from Around the Bay: Recent Acquisitions
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, Summer Group Show
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Museo Universitario Contemporáneo de Arte, Mexico City
Auditorio de Galicia and Iglesia San Domingos de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, Matrix/Berkeley: 20 Years
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, Selections from the Permanent Collection

Silverstein Gallery, New York, Prosthetic Garden
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, Allegory
TZ’ Art & Co., New York, Testwall: The Chalkboard Chronicles
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NU-GLU

Franklin Furnace, New York, In the Flow: Alternate Authoring Strategies
View Room Exhibitions, New York, Far Out
Hovel, New York, Explosion in a Tool Factory
Salander O’Reilly Galleries, New York and Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, San Francisco Art Institute: Illustrious History 1871 - Present
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, Summer Group Show
SOMA Gallery, San Diego, CA, Exposure
The Equitable Gallery, New York, Views from a Golden Hill: Contemporary Artists and the American Academy in Rome

Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH, Radical Ink
Palazzo dei Priori, Fermo, Italy, Transformers
Exit Art / The First World, New York, Transfers
White Columns, New York, Update 1995
Louis Stern Fine Art, West Hollywood, CA, Pasted Papers: Collage in the 20th Century
American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Annual Exhibition
University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, New Acquisitions

Baxter Art Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, Drawing to the Nth Degree
Kenny Schachter, New York, unSuccess Story
P.S. 1 Museum, The Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York, P.S. 1 Studio Artists 1994 *
Kenny Schachter, New York, I Could Do That
The Museum of Contemporary Art De Beyerd, Breda, The Netherlands, Can You Always Believe Your Eyes: Contemporary American Drawings
Kenny Schachter, The Puffin Room, New York, Pre-Existing Condition

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting *
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC, Art on Paper
The Drawing Center, New York, The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, (traveled)
Germans Van Eck, New York, Group Show
The Drawing Center, New York , Selections/Spring '93

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA, One By Two, Artists In Collaboration
* Shows between 1990-1998 are collaborative work with Drew Beattie

Altoids Collection
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco , CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego, CA
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
San Jose Museum of Art
University Art Museum, UC Santa Barbara

Rome Prize in Visual Arts, American Academy in Rome
The Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S. 1, National and International Studio Program, New York
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Studio Space Program, New York
The Robert Howe Fletcher Cup, San Francisco Art Institute

Sobel Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute


Colby Chamberlain, “Come One Come All” Artforum online, May 10, 2007
Walter Robinson, ”Photo Booths” , The New York List, Artnet.com Magazine,
Dec. 15,,, 2006
Marc Valli, Richard Brereton, GRAPHIC 10 – TAKING A LINE FOR A WALK, Magma Books, London. Dec. 2006
Nord Wennerstrom, “Good Cop, Bad Cop” Artforum online, Nov 2, 2006
Jessica Dawson.”Good Cop /Bad Cop at Project 4 Gallery”, The Washington Post, October 28, 2006
“Decadent Freak or Self Reliant American, NY ARTS Magazine, Vol11 no. 9/10
Kriston Capps, “Good Cop / Bad Cop”, Washington City Paper City Lights, October 13, 2006
Heather Goss, Good Cop /Bad Cop @ Project 4” dcist,November 7, 2006
Sarah Schmerler, “Warning Signs” at Pierogi Gallery, Time Out New York, June 20-27, 2006
Sarah Schmerler, “In Heat”at Perogi Gallery, Time Out New York, July 17-24, 2003
Sarah Schmerler, “Gallery Walk” Art On Paper, January- February, 2003
Sarah Schmerler, “Critic’s Picks”, Art On Paper, January- February, 2003
Jennifer Coates, “Daniel Davidson at Jessica Murray Projects” Wburg.com, Autumn 2002
Artburgher, “Daniel Davidson The Freelancer”at Soapbox, Waterfront Week, October ,2002
Lawrence Rinder, Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson, Matrix / Berkeley, Twenty Years 1978-1998, ;
(exhibition catalogue), Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, 1998.
Peter Frank, Beattie & Davidson, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, Vol. 28, June 5, 1998.
Kenneth Baker, Hexagons Create Puzzle at Wirtz, San Francisco Chronicle, February 12, 1998.
Grace Glueck, Art in Review: Beattie & Davidson, The New York Times, November 14, 1997.
Kim Levin, Voice Choices: Beattie & Davidson, The Village Voice, November 25, 1997.
Robert Pincus, Out of this World, San Diego Union-Tribune, June 18, 1997.
Stuart Servetar, NU-GLU at Joseph Helman, Artnet Magazine, March 1997.
Kim Levin, Voice Choices: NU-GLU, The Village Voice, February 11, 1997.
Reagan Upshaw, Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson, Art in America, September 1996.
Self Portrait, The New Yorker, April 1, 1996.
Tom Sokolowski, Of Traces and Tracing, Views from a Golden Hill: Contemporary Artists and the American Academy in Rome, (exhibition catalogue), American Academy in Rome, New York, March 1996.
Kenneth Baker ,Confounding Creations, San Francisco Chronicle, February27, 1996. Richard Schindler, Radical Ink,(exhibition catalogue), Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH,1995.
Roberta Smith, Art in Review: ‘Transfers, ’The New York Times, October 27, 1995.
Kenneth Baker, Deflating the Myth of the Artist, San FranciscoChronicle, September 21, 1994.
Roberta Smith, For the New Galleries of the ‘90’s, small (and cheap) is Beautiful, The New \York Times, April 22, 1994.
Howard Risatti,43rd Biennial, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Artforum, March 1994.
Robert G. Edelman, Report from Washington, D.C., The Figure Returns, Art In America, March 1994.
Jean Lawler Cohen,43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Art News, February 1994.
Jeff Kelley, Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson, Artforum, November 1993.
Kenneth Baker, Contemporary Painting Celebrated in D.C., San Francisco Chronicle, November 7, 1993.
Terrie Sultan, The Themes That Reflect Us,43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, (exhibition catalogue), The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1993.
Maria Porges ,Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson,43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, (exhibition catalogue), The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1993.
David Humphrey, Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson at Germans Van Eck, Art Issues, September/October 1993.
Kenneth Baker, Sketch Artists' Raves ,San Francisco Chronicle ,August 22, 1993.
Kim Levin, Voice Choices: Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson ,The Village Voice, June 29, 1993.
Marlene Tait, One By Two: Artists in Collaboration at Sonoma State University, Artweek, May 7, 1992.
Mark Blumberg, The Joy of Joint Authorship, Artists Who Work in Pairs, Artweek, May 7, 1992.
Kenneth Baker, Shows Illustrate the 'Why' and 'How' of Painting, San Francisco Chronicle, March 14, 1992.
Frank Cebulski, Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson, Artweek, July 19, 1990.
Kenneth Baker, Painters Team Up on Playful Canvases, San Francisco Chronicle, June 18, 1989