Danny Giles

Danny Giles is an artist and educator based in Rotterdam. His work uses varied material and performative approaches to address the possibilities and dilemmas of representing and performing identity and to reveal hidden languages of power within mundane objects and spaces. Giles received his MFA from Northwestern in 2013 and BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2013. Giles’ work has been exhibited, performed and screened at venues including The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle WA, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago,  the Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Evanston, IL, El Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Giles serves as Course Director of the Master Fine Art at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam.

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