Daniel Mirer

Thingstätten in Deutschland

Daniel Mirer was born in Brooklyn New York, currently resides in Bay Area of California where he works as an artist/photographer and educator. Mirer received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute and his Master of Fine Arts in Photography from the California Institute of the Arts.

Mirer has participated in numerous artist-in-residency programs including the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program, the Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Artists in the Marketplace, Baxter Street at CCNY, Workspace Residency Program in New York City and the Starry Night Artist Residence in New Mexico. Mirer was also the recipient of the New York State Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for photography and the Dana Artist Fellowship for continuing education. The Kunststiftung (Art Foundation) North Rhine Westphalia & Landesverband Westfalen-Lippe (Foundation for the Region of Westfalia- Lippe to begin the creation of a body of work titled “Thingstätten in Deutschland.”

Mirer has taught photography at institutions including Fashion Institute of Technology, Ohio State University, Tampere Polytechnic School of Art & Media Finland and Webster University Leiden, Netherlands.

Daniel Mirer is currently represented by Elliott Halls Gallery in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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