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Born 1984, Edison, NJ.
Lives and works in Chicago, IL.

EDUCATION
2011
MFA, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2007
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2005 - 2007
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
Solo exhibition, GRIMM Gallery, NYC, NY (upcoming)

2017
Field Station: Daniel G. Baird, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, MI
Thereof, Plaque, Granite City Arts and Design District, St. Louis, MO
Gallery Weekend Chicago: EXPANDED, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL

2016
When, PATRON, Chicago, IL

2015
HWBMx7, (two-person show with Haseeb Ahmed,) Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium
HWBMx8, (two-person show with Haseeb Ahmed,) Paper Thin: Virtual Platform (online)

2014
There is a Screen, (two-person show with Ryan Lauderdale,) LVL3 Gallery, Chicago, IL
Strata, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013
Has the World Already Been Made? X4, (two-person show with Haseeb Ahmed,) Hedah Gallery, Maastricht, Netherlands, & Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL
Vestige, The Institute of Jamais-vu, London, UK

2012
Meridian, Robert Bills Contemporary, Chicago, IL
This New Ocean, Appendix Project Space, Portland, OR
Daniel G. Baird and Susan Gilles, Expo Chicago, Chicago, IL

2011
Has the World Already Been Made? (two-person show with Haseeb Ahmed,) Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
Russell Leng and Daniel G. Baird, Hungryman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Abandon In Place, (two-person show with Robert Andrade,) Janus Project, Brooklyn, NY

2009
Hamartia, The Green Bicycle Organization, Chicago, IL

2007
Techne, (two-person show with Robert Andrade,) LG Space, Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Unthought Environment, The Renaissance Society, Chicago IL

2017
Bearable Lightness of Being, GRIMM Frans Halsstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Has the World Already Been Made, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Göteborg, Sweden
The City Beautiful, Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Chicago, IL


2016
Habeas Corpus, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

2015
Has the World Already been Made? Leeds University Gallery, Leeds, UK
Theory of Forms, PATRON, Chicago, IL
Gyre, Land and Sea, Oakland, CA
Finocchio, The Franklin, Chicago, IL
Lynchpinned and Bitten, In the Pines, Jackson, WY
The Weight of Water Depends on its Temperature, Paris Texas, Antwerp, Belgium
COSMOSIS, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Parametrics, Avenue de l’Hippodrome 24, Brussels, Belgium
A Posture of Latency, Leeds College of Art, Leeds, UK
Condensed Matter, Synchrotron Radiation Center, Stoughton, WI
Real Things About Real Things, American Medium, New York, NY

2014
Ultra Deep-Field, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Distant Images, Local Positions, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2013
As Close as Near is Far, Adds Donna, Chicago, IL
Contemporary Figuration, UDSTILLINGSSTEDET Q, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012
We Ghosts, Koh-iNoor, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sea Change, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Bowling Alone, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Merge Visible, Prairie Productions, Chicago, IL
Graveyard, Terraformer, Chicago, IL
Downcast Eyes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Speak Forward, President’s Gallery of Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL

2011
The Sky is Too High, Pentagon Gallery, Chicago, IL
Barely Legal, MDW Art Fair, Geolofts, Chicago, IL
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Group Hug, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
Somewhere in Time, Tent Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer), KunsthalleNew & Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2010
A Diamond is Forever, extra extra, Philadelphia, PA
Technically it’s Art 2, Pop-up Loop Gallery, Chicago, IL
TUMULT, (collaboration with Mark Dionm) Vordingborg, Denmark
Exhibition 8.07102010, MVSEVM, Chicago, IL
Saves the World, Pentagon Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008
Robert Andrade, Chris Mansour, Daniel G. Baird, The Brown Triangle, Chicago IL
Wordplay, South Side Community Arts Center, Chicago, IL

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2012
Project Grant, Community Art Assistance Program, Chicago, IL

2010
Finalist, Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL

2009
Project Grant, Community Art Assistance Program, Chicago, IL

2005 - 2007
Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

RESIDENCIES

2017
Athens, Greece

2015
Penthouse Art Space, Hotel BLOOM!, Brussels, Belgium
Pinkmountain Residency Space, Pioneertown, CA
Fountainhead, Miami, FL

2014
Summer Forum for Inquiry and Exchange, Joshua Tree, CA

2012
Appendix Project Space, Portland, OR

2011
ACRE, Steuben, WI

2010
ACRE, Steuben, WI

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES
2017
Storytelling Series: Artist Daniel G. Baird, moderated by Stephanie Cristello, Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago IL

2015
L’Sceptre, Brussels, Belgium
Museum Reitberg, Zurich, Switzerland

2014
The New School, New York, NY
The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2012
ACRE, Steuben, WI

2011
The Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
Mildred’s Lane Historical Society, Beach Lake, PA
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2017
Has the World Already Been Made, Six Tunnels, Brussels, Belgium

WRITINGS / SELECTED TEXT

‘Out of the Mouths of Artists.’ Bad at Sports. April, 2014 ‘Monumental Moments: Tony Tasset.’ Bad at Sports. April, 2014 ‘On Lascaux.’ Wowhuh Journal, October, 2013
‘Notes On a Drive.’ Pool Journal. September, 2011

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2009 - 2010
MVSEVM, co-Director of artist run experimental space, Chicago, IL