Dannielle Tegeder was born in Peekskill, NY in 1971. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
She received a BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase, and a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Dannielle Tegeder has participated in artist residencies including the Yaddo Foudation, the Triangle Foundation Residency and Workshop, Elizabeth Foundation in New York, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Studio Residency at Governor’s Island, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, P.S.1/MOMA Affiliate, Clocktower, New York, NY, the Marie Walshe Sharpe Studio Program, and Smackmellon Studio Residency.
She has held three full time university positions at Cornell University, SUNY Purchase, and the City University of New York at Lehman College where she is now an Associate Professor of Art.
For the past fifteen years, her work has explored abstraction. While the core of her work is paintings and drawings, she has recently begun to include large-scale installation, sculptural objects, video, sound, and animation.
Her work has been shown at PS1/MoMA, New York; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College; The Wexner Museum, Ohio; National Gallery in Washington D.C.; Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; Xippas Gallery, Paris, France; The Brooklyn Museum, New York, York, NY; Bronx Museum, New York, NY; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; John Connelly Presents, New York, NY; Jette Rudolph Galerie, Berlin, Germany; Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City; Suzanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA among others.
Her works have been purchased as part of the Contemporary Drawing Collection at the Museum of Modern Art, and is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and The Weatherspoon Museum of Art in Greensboro, NC.
Reviews of her work have been published by The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, and The Chicago Tribune