Born in 1965, San Rafael, California.
Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


1993         MFA/Sculpture  | University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1988         BFA/Sculpture  | University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


Recent Drawings, Pierogi, New York, NY (May 12–Jun 8)

Immiscible Cohesion, Pierogi, New York, NY (Oct 16–Nov 15)
Drawing Now, Michel Soskine Inc., Paris, France (Mar 25–29)

Chronozone,  Gleichapel, Paris, France (May 1–Jun 22)

Universos Intimos, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid, Spain (Dec 12–Jan 25)
(two person show with Antonio Crespo Foix)
Based On a True Story, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (May 31–Jun 30)

Lateral Diffusion, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX (Oct 27–Dec 1)

Incomplete Analysis, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Oct 15–Nov 14)
Daniel Zeller, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Jan 9–Feb 14)

From the inside and towards the inside, Michel Soskine Gallery, Madrid, Spain (Nov 19–Jan 17)
Geomorphical Fluxitosis, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Apr 18–May 19)

New Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (May 26–Jun 23)

Erreur Infinie, G-Module, Paris, France (Nov 9–Dec 23)
Daniel Zeller, Michel Soskine Gallery, Marseille, France (May 24–Jul 15)

Cyclical Redundance, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Oct 14–Nov 14)

Daniel Zeller: Recent Drawings, Dan Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Nov 20–Jan 14)
Biodegradable, G-Module, Paris, France (May 13–Jun 19)

Empirical Cryptosis (Catalogue), Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Nov 14–Dec 22)
Daniel Zeller, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Jan 11–Feb 8)

Drawing, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Mar 17–Apr 16)

Lost, a+a company, New York, NY (May 7–29)

Systematic Interconnection, Hampden Gallery, UMass, Amherst. MFA Thesis, (May 9–14)



The Twenty by Sixteen Biennial, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY (Feb 28–Mar 30)
Group Show, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid, Spain (Feb 26–Mar 9)

The Unity of Everything, Art Times Two, Princeton, NJ (Sep 11–Feb)
Colectiva, Michel Soskine Inc, Madrid, Spain (Mar–Apr)

Squared x 2 (The Joy of Being Square), Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (Nov 1–26)
Drawing: The Beginning of Everything, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Jul 8–Oct 15)
Drawing on History: The National Drawing Invitational: A Retrospective Exhibition,
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR (Apr 11–Sep 24)
Paper Trail, G-Module Art Advisory, NY, NY (May 9–Jul 1)
Colectiva, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid, Spain (Jan 28–Mar 15)

Measure, Gesture, Form, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (Mar 26–Aug 7)
Landscapes, Temporary Storage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Mar 25–Apr 22)
50 Shades of Red, Herter Gallery, Amherst, MA (Feb 28–Mar 24)
Rage for Art (Once Again), Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Feb 21–Mar 27)
Til Death Do Us Part, Lorimoto, Brooklyn, NY (Collaboration with Mika Yokobori) (Jan 9–Feb 7)
Dialogues: Drawings and Works on Paper, Satellite Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV (Jan 9–Feb 12)

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Drawn From the Joann Gonzalez Hickey Collection, Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA (May 15–Oct 19)
Earth Dreams, Eagle Studio, Brooklyn, NY (Nov 5–Nov 29)
Prime Matter, Teckningsmuseet, Laholm, Sweden (Sep 19–Jan 10, 2016)

Pierogi XX, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Sep 5–Oct 5)
Group Exhibition, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid, Spain (Feb 6–Mar 23)

40 Years at the Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA (Nov 23–Jan 11)
Unknown Entity, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid, Spain (Mar 31–Jul 23)
Unhinged, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Jul 5–28)
Summer Show, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX (Jul 13–Aug 10)
Approaching Infinity, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (Jan 26–May 5)

Decade: Contemporary Collecting, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Aug 21–Jan 6)
Graphomania, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (Jun 30–Jul 21)
11th National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR (Apr 20–Sep 9)

6:6 Hyper-Space, West Collection, SEI Corporate Campus, Oaks, PA (Aug 5–Aug 4, 2012)
Microwave, Eight, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY (Jun 30–Sep 3)
Subjective / Objective, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Jun 24–Jul 31)
Idée Fixe: Drawings of an Obsessive Nature, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY (May 6–Jun 11)
Untitled. 9, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid, Spain (Jan 20–Mar 12)

On the Mark, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA (Nov 11–Dec 11)
Drawing Systems, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA (Aug 31–Oct 23)
Wall-to-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA ( Jun 5–Aug 1)
Works on Paper, Big & Small/Casual Gallery, Queens, NY (May 22–23)
Obsession, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA (Jan 15–Mar 10)
Intense Concentration, UTSA Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX ( Jan 13–Feb 14)

Body Language, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (Oct 24–Nov 21)
Brooklyn Painters, Rebecca Randall Bryan Gallery, Coastal Carolina University Conway, SC (Oct 22–Nov 30)
Cream, no sugar, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Jun 26–Jul 26)
Mark-Making: Dots, Lines and Curves, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX (Jul 11–Sep 5)
Mindscapes: New work by Karen Margolis & Daniel Zeller, Dieu Donne, NY, NY (2 Person)
Trail Blazers in the 21st Century: Contemporary Prints and Photographs published
by Exit Art, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Une Collection, Oeuvre choisies dans la collection de Vincent Bazin, Espace Valles, Saint-Martin-d’Heres Cedex
Sight Mapping, Herter Art Gallery, Amherst, MA (Jan 29–Mar 1)
The Labyrinth Wall, Exit Art, New York, NY (Dec 14–Feb 7)
DRAWINGS, Pablo’s Birthday, New York, NY

Drawn to Detail, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA (Aug 30, 2007–Jan 4, 2009)
Landscope: Landscape and Contemporary Drawing, Drawing Space at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Pierogi et al: Another Damned Drawing Show, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Apocalyptic Summer, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Jun 27–Jul 28)
Summer Exhibition, Lora Reynolds Gallery, TX (Aug 2–Sep 20)
Midnight Full of Stars, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ (Apr 11–Jun 6), Curated by Sara Lynn Henry
The Labyrinth Wall: From Mythology to Reality, Exit Art, New York, NY
Another Damned Drawing Show, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Block Party II: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
(Un)Natural Selection, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Jun 1–Jul 30)
Flatfiling, Pierogi / Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany (May 18–Jun 23)
Drawn to the Edge, Adam Baumgold Gallery New York, NY (Mar 23–Apr 28)
More Possible Moves than in Chess, Pluto, New York, NY
Three Part Harmony: Definition, Delicacy and Detail in Drawing, Curator’s Office, Washington, DC
Lines, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX

Twice Drawn, Tang Museum Saratoga Springs, NY
Inaugural Exhibition, Pierogi Leipzig, Germany (Apr 29–Jul 1)
NYCAMS, Paramnesiac Landscape, New York, NY (Mar 18–Apr 23), Curated by Robin Reisenfeld
Factitious, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
Block Party, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Light in August, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, NY
Paramnesiac Landscape, New York Center for Art & media Studies, New York, NY
Selected Fine Arts Alumni, Student Union Gallery, UMass, Amherst, MA
Fine Line, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY
Artists from Dumbo, Gathering of the Tribes, New York, NY

Greater New York 2005, PS1, Long Island City, NY (Mar 13–Sep 26)
American Obsessive Drawing, Völcker & Freunde, Berlin, Germany
De Balthus a Zeller, Michele Soskine Inc., Madrid, Spain (Apr 7–May 28)
SAFN In Collaboration with Pierogi, SAFN Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (Mar 5–Apr 17)
On Paper, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Feb 26–Mar 19)
Happy Birthday to Me, G-Module, Paris, France (Jan 8–Feb 19)
Sideways View with Ear to the Ground, Zito Studio Gallery, New York, NY
Radical Vaudeville, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, NY
Begging a Proper Donnybrook, Archibald Arts, New York, NY

Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Pencil Me In, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (Sep 24–Oct 17)
Phantom Limb, Unit B Gallery, Chicago, IL (Sep 10–Oct 3)
Pickup Lines, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (Jul 24–Aug 14)
Vacation Nation, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Jul 2–28)
Mindscape, Pavel Zoubek, Inc. New York, NY (Jun 24–Aug 13)
Finesse, Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA (July 1–31)
Radial Gradient, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Apr 1–May 22)
Uncharted Territory: Subjective Mapping by Artists and Cartographers, Julie Saul Gallery, 
New York, NY (Mar 5–Apr 10)
AMP, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA (Feb 6–Mar 15)

Big Cry Baby, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY (Nov 8–Dec 14)
Artists and Maps: Cartography as a Means of Knowing, Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR (Sep 4–Oct 19)
The New Topography, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (Jun 27–Jul 19)
Online, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY (May 29–Aug 9)
High & Inside, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY (May 1–Jun 7)
Obsessive Pleasures, Pavel Zoubok, Inc., New York, NY (Apr 24–May 24)
Pierogi Presents, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA (Apr 2–May 10)
The Incredible Lightness Of Being, Black & White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Locations, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Sep 5–Oct 19)
Need to Know Basis, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Boiled or Fried, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Jul 5–29)
Déjà Vu, G-Module, Paris, France (Jul 4–Aug 3)
On Paper, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Feb 16–Mar 16)
Selection 1, Made in Brooklyn, Wythe Studio, Brooklyn, NY (Feb 9–Mar 4)
Cascade of Scales, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY (Jan 24–Feb 23)

Lost In Space, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York, NY (Nov 15–Jan 5)
7 UMass Alumni, Student Union Gallery, UMass, Amherst, MA (Oct 30–Nov 16)
Drawing (Selected), G-Module, Paris, France (May 31–Jul 21)
National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR (Jan 26–Mar 11)

Blurry Lines, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (Oct 8–Jan 14, 2001)
Microwave II, 123 Watts Gallery, New York, NY (Sep 16–Nov 11)
Wunderkammer: Wonderworks, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Sep 6–Oct 21)
Back to Nature, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY (Jul 7–Aug 4)
Bridges, d.u.m.b.o. Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY (May 5–Jun 3)
The End, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY (Jan 29–Apr 1)

Monumental Drawings, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY (Sep 18–Oct 30)
Size Matters, Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, NY (Sep 15–Dec 11)
Familiar Strangers, Galapagos,  Brooklyn, NY (Aug 23–Sep 1)
Environments, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY (Jul–Sep)
2nd Annual Portrait Show, Jorgensen Gallery, New York, NY (Jun 30–Aug 25)

The Wide Open Show, Perrelli Fine Art & Design, Baltimore, MD (Oct 1–Nov 28)
Intro, Jenn Joy Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Jul 7–31)
Wild, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY (Jan 17–Apr 2)

First Annual, Two Sculptors, Inc., New York, NY (Jun 5–21)
Spring Collection, a+a company, New York, NY (Apr 11–May 2)

30 Pieces, 450 Gallery, New York, NY (Oct)
Art From the Other Side, 68 Jay, Brooklyn, NY (May)

Fever, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (May 13–Jul 31)

Fever, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY (Dec 11–Jan 23, 1993)

Mixed Media, University of Massachusetts Medical Center Gallery, Worcester, MA
4×4, Art for Public Spaces, Baystate West Center Court Atrium, Springfield, MA
Fall 1990 Exhibit, The Sculpture Courtyard, University Library, Amherst, MA

Exhibit, The Sculpture Courtyard, University Library, Amherst, MA


2007 Civitella Ranieri fellowship

2005 Artist Pension Trust

2001 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant


Dunlap, David W. “Along the D Line, Subway Stations Serve as Platforms for Art”,
The New York Times, Oct 16, p. A26

Daniels, Diana L. “Stepping Outside of Ourselves” Approaching Infinity, Crocker Art Museum, pp. 5–9

“Daniel Zeller” Fukt, A Magazine for Drawing Vol. 10, pp. 74–81

“Hypothetical Model of the Evolution and Structure of Science, Daniel Zeller, 2007”,
Issues in Science and Technology, Volume XXVII, #3, pp. 50–52, 58

Hofstätter, Amrei. “Daniel Zeller; The hypothesis, the organic and the concept of infinity”,
Belio Magazine, Edition: 032, pp. 8–19

McQuaid, Kate. “Galleries; A World Projected Through Ritual”, The Boston Globe, Nov 24

Sutton, Benjamin. “Mapping Minutiae: Art in the Age of Foursquare and Genome Projects”,
The L Magazine, Oct 27, 2010

Sherer, Scott. “Intense Concentration” (catalog essay), 2010, USTA Art Gallery

Ollman, Leah. “Around the Galleries: Getting Lost in Intricate Doodles”, Los Angeles Times, Feb 5

Bennett, Steve. “Drawings as ‘finished’ artworks” San Antonio Express News, Jan 29, p. 5A

Pearse, Emma. “Artist Daniel Zeller’s Drawings Are Whatever You Want Them To Be”, New York Magazine, May 7, 2008,

Kim, Joanne. “Daniel Zeller at Pierogi Brooklyn”, White Hot Magazine, July

Ollman, Leah. “Unlikely Survivors In A Mean City”, Los Angeles Times, Jun 1, E24

Goddard, Dan R. “Works Start Small and Then Grow”, The San Antonio Express-News, Apr 25

Goddard, Dan R. The San Antonio Express-News, Apr 1

Bailly, Bérnicé. “La Terre Imaginaire de Dan Zeller”, Le Monde, Nov 11, p.28

Miller, Leigh Anne. “Daniel Zeller at Pierogi”, Art in America, Mar 2006, pp.155–156

Dubois, Jean-Marie. “Daniel Zeller/Alan Wiener”, Paris Capitale, Nov, p.148

“Daniel Zelle”, Arte Y Parte, No. 63, Jun–Jul 2006, p.107

“’Dibujos’, el trazo intelligente y minucioso de Daniel Zeller”, Tu Eliges, 26, Jun–Jul 2006, p.16

Cerbini, Lorenza. “Dan Zeller, Paesaggi al Microscopio”, Arte, #393, May 2006, p.77

Murison, Jason. “Daniel Zeller”, The Brooklyn Rail, Dec 2005–Jan 2006, p.23

Johnson, Ken. “Daniel Zeller at Pierogi”, The New York Times, Nov 4. p.E30

“Daniel Zeller”, The New Yorker, Nov 14, 2005, p.24

MacAdam, Barbara A. “Daniel Zeller”, Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawing, pp.332–335
Phaidon Press Limited

Kantor, Jordan. “Drawing from the Modern: After the Endgames”, Drawing from the Modern
1975–2005, pp.47, 187. The Museum of Modern Art

Meister, Sarah Hermanson. “Daniel Zeller”, Greater New York, p.364. PS1 Contemporary Art Center in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art

Dailey, Meghan. “Portfolio: Contemporary Drawings”, Art + Auction, November, pp.164–166

Baker, Kenneth. “Radial Gradient”, Artnews, Vol.104/#2, Feb 2005. p.142

Volk, Gregory. “Seven Paragraphs For Daniel Zeller”, Catalogue essay, New York: Pierogi Press, 2005, pp.4, 6, 8

Schalhorn, Andreas. “Hybridization of Figure and Ornament”, American Obsessive Drawing, Völcker & Freunde

Cook, Xerxes. “Dan’s World”, Tank, Vol. 3, Issue 10. pp.100–105 (illus.)

Mine, Molly. “Dan Zeller”, Paris Capitale, #97, May 15–Jun 16, 2004. p.177

Gagnon, Adrienne. “Linear Thinking”, SF Weekly, Jul 21–27, 2004. p.10

Baker, Kenneth. “Technology expands the notion of drawing”, San Francisco Chronicle, Jul10, 2004. p.E1

Yau, John. “Intricate Worlds”, Art on Paper, Mar/Apr 2004, Vol. 8, #4. pp.40–41

MacAdam, Barbara A. “Daniel Zeller: Pierogi”, Artnews, Vol. 103/#3, Mar 2004. p.134

“Daniel Zeller”, The New Yorker, Dec 15, 2003. p.26

Cotter, Holland. “Daniel Zeller at Pierogi”, The New York Times, Dec 19. p.E40

Richard, Frances. “Chaos Writes An Alias For Order: Daniel Zeller’s Maps of the World”,

“Daniel Zeller”, Catalogue essay, pp.36–38 Pierogi Press: New York

Row, D.K. “Attitudes about Latitudes”, The Oregonian, Sep 30. p. E1 + E3

Hill, Joe. “Online, (Reviews: New York: Feigen Contemporary)”, Contemporary, No. 56. p.73

Schmerler, Sarah. “Seeing Brooklyn in the Details”, Art on Paper, Vol. 7, No. 7, May–Jun 2003, pp. 48–51 (Illus.)

Tully, Judd. “High and Inside”, (Exhibition catalog, essay w/ illustrations) Marlborough Gallery, NY, 2003

Cotter, Holland. “Daniel Zeller”, The New York Times, Apr 13, 2001. P.E31

MacAdam, Barbara A. “The Micro Wave”, Artnews, Vol. 100/ #4, Apr, 2001. pp.130–133

Wolfe, Townsend. National Drawing Invitational (Ex. catalog essay w/illustrations) Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK, 2001

Hammons, David. “Valve I”, A Gathering of the Tribes, art editor, Issue 9. P.100 (Illus)

“Parasite”, Pierogi Press, eds. Susan J. Swenson & Joe Amrhein, Vol. 6, Fall 2000 p. 27 (Illus)

Cotter, Holland. “Kim Kimball ‘Enthusiasm’”, The New York Times, Sep 22, 2000. P. E33

Gilman-Sevcik, Frantiska and Tim. “Bridges; D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, New York”, Flash Art, Vol. XXXIII, No. 213, Summer 2000. P.70

Ballengée, Brandon. “Daniel Zeller: a&a company, Adam Ross: Caren Golden Fine Art”, Zing Magazine, Issue 11, Vol. 3, Winter 2000. P.252 (Illus)

“Regulator”, Pierogi Press, eds. Susan J. Swenson & Joe Amrhein, Vol. 4, fall 1999. P.57 (Illus)

“Monumental Drawings”, NY Arts, Sep 1999 (Illus)

Klein, Adrienne. “Into Focus/ Art on Science”, (Catalog essay w/ illustration) Union College, Schenectady, NY 

Turner, Grady T. “Wild”, NY Arts, Mar–Apr 1998. pp.36–37 (Illus)


Princeton Art Museum
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Altoid’s Curiously Strong Collection, New York, NY
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (Gift of the Rothschild Foundation)
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Various Private Collections