2008 Swing Space Resident, 100 Church Street
Danny Licul is a painter living and working in New York. He will be included in Fun and Games (and such) at The Center for Book Arts, (NY) and has been exhibited at Sara Meltzer Gallery (NY), White Box Gallery (NY), Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery (Chicago), The Scope, Bridge and Red Dot Art Fairs and was selected for the MOCA (Chicago) Benefit Auction in 2006. His work is in The Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection at MOMA.
He has been awarded three Area Studio Space Grants by chashama non-profit (NY), two of which he was also selected as proctor for the space. Other awards include a solo exhibition and commission by chashama, the Elias Friedenshon Memorial Art Award and the Yale Summer School of Art Fellowship. Articles featuring his work have appeared in The New York Art World and NYArts Magazine. Licul studied at Pratt University, SUNY Purchase and received his B.F.A. from Queens College, NY in 1999.
At 100 Church Street Danny will be working on a scaled model of a furnished room that he is intimately familiar with, which will be used, along with other referential material, to create a group of paintings.