E. Dan Klepper
E. Dan Klepper is an artist, writer and photographer based in west Texas. His work has been featured in numerous books and magazines, including “In Sight”, the online photography magazine for The Washington Post. Klepper’s art, exhibited at his Marathon studio Klepper Gallery, can be found in collections across the state.
EducationBFA, University of North TexasMFA, School of the Art Institute, ChicagoGraduate program, Biology, Sul Ross State University
EXHIBITIONS Time Arts (analogue and digital video) and Studio Arts (photography, painting, sculpture)
SOLO EXHIBTIONS “Television”, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL“southofbasse”, baker studio, San Antonio, TXKlepper Gallery, Marathon, TX
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS “Art in Chicago, 1945-1995”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, ILVIPFILM 8, Berlin, GERMANY“Multiples”, Atlanta, GA “Family Ties”, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA“Encontros”, Glubenkian Foundation, Lisbon, PORTUGAL“Video Drive-In”, IVAM, Valencia, SPAIN“Video Drive-in”, NCI, Lisbon, PORTUGAL“Chicago Works: Art from the Windy City”, Erie Museum of Art, PA“Kunst Video”, Gallery F15, Moss, NORWAY“Basically Boxes”, Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL”Making Myths”, White Columns, New York, NY“Chicago Survey”, The Banff Centre, ALBERTA“The Science of Fiction/The Fiction of Science”, Grant Park, Chicago, IL“Myths and Miracles”, Center for New Television, Chicago, IL“Chicago Scene”, Mandeville Art Gallery, San Diego, CA“Chicago Video”, The Kitchen, New York, NY“Video 8”, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY“Video – Chicago Style”, Global Village, New York, NY“3 Erlanger Videotage”, University of Erlanger, GERMANY“Video Works”, West Hubbard Street Gallery, Chicago, IL”Chicago Video”, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN “Sexuality Series”, Rhode Island Museum of Art, Providence“Video Pool”, Winnipeg, CANADA“Modern Dangers”, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY“New Wave Series”, First Street Forum, St. Louis, MO“Roles, Representations, Sexuality”, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA“Science and Fiction”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
FESTIVALS American Film Institute Video Festival, Los Angeles, CAMontreal Musiques Actuelles/ New Music America, QUEBECAustralia Video Festival, Adelaide, AUSTRALIAEuropean Media Art Festival, Osnabruck, GERMANYVideo Shorts, Seattle, WABerlin International Film Festival, GERMANY13th Poetry Film/Video Festival, San Francisco, CAVideo Culture International, “New Media”, Toronto, CANADAGreat Lakes Film and Video Festival, Milwaukee, WISan Sebastian International Video Festival, SPAINCenter for Media Arts, “Festival de Video”, Paris, FRANCE
PUBLIC WORKS PURCHASE PROGRAMS University Health System, Salud-Arte Program 2012-14 COMMISSIONSSan Antonio Area FoundationEast Post RanchTim Cuppett ArchitectsArnow ResidenceMuhlig Residence GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS Arts Council Completion Grant, IL, 82Arts Council Fellowship, IL, 83Arts Council Fellowship, IL, 84Regional Fellowship Award, IL, 85Arts Council Fellowship, IL, 86 BIBLIOGRAPHY“Marathon Run”, Susan L. Ebert, Dorado Magazine, March 2016“Off-the-Grid”, The Washington Post, April 29, 2015Texas Monthly, Jordan Breal, Sept. 11, Volume 39, Issue 9, p. 54American Film Institute, catalogue, 89, p. 13Video Drive-In Valencia, catalogue (Spanish/English), Sept 89, p. 31Encontros, catalogue (Portuguese/English), 89, p. 126Screen, M. Soltis/D. Schebers, Nov 89, p. 20New City, Tim Jacobs, July 89, p. 8New Art Examiner, review, Jeff Abell, “Basically Boxes”, March 86, p. 50Chicago Tribune, David Prescott, May 85, Sec. 7, p. 45New Art Examiner, review, Lucas Haas, Feb. 81, p. 17VISIONS, Satoru Fujii, editor, Feb. 81, p. 73 EDITORIAL BooksWhy the Raven Calls the Canyon ~ Off the Grid in Big Bend Country, TX A&M University Press (Spring 2017)100 Classic Hikes in Texas, Mountaineers Books, (Spring 2009)Spirit Walker ~ JD Challenger and His Art, Tide-mark Press (2005).Ghostdancing ~ Sacred Medicine and the Art of JD Challenger, Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 1998. (Edwin Daniels)Wolf Walking, Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 1997. (Edwin Daniels) Magazines (Features/Articles/Photography)Texas HighwaysTexas Parks and Wildlife MagazineCowboys&Indians MagazineTexas Lifestyle MagazineTaos MagazineAmerican CowboyLonestar Outdoor NewsMountain Athletics Web ContentThe Washington Post, In Sight, April, 2015Texas Historical Commission, www.texastimetravel.comTexas Highways Magazine, www.texashighways.com Freelance Writing/Photography AwardsMerit Award, Travel Feature, 2015, International Regional Magazine AssociationGold Award, Photo Series, 2015, International Regional Magazine AwardSilver Award, Magazine Photographer of the Year, 2015, International Regional Magazine AwardSilver Award, Travel Feature, 2014, International Regional Magazine AssociationSilver Award, Photo Series, 2014, International Regional Magazine AssociationSilver Award, Historical Feature, 2010, International Regional Magazine AssociationMerit Award, Cultural Feature, 2009, International Regional Magazine AssociationBronze Award, Historical Feature, 2009, International Regional Magazine AssociationMerit Award, Historical Feature, 2006, International Regional Magazine AssociationGold Award, Travel Feature, 2004, International Regional Magazine AssociationExcellence in Craft, books, Texas Outdoor Writers AssociationExcellence in Craft, photography, Texas Outdoor Writers Association