Danny Giles

Danny Giles is a Chicago-based multidisciplinary artist. His practice addresses the mediation and consumption of cultural mythologies and the permutation of social archetypes. Employing a range of practices including sculpture, drawing and performance, Giles negotiates the spaces, tropes and artifacts of consumer display, public spectacle and political speech. Giles received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 and his MFA from Northwestern University in 2013. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2013 and ACRE Residency in 2014. Giles has exhibited and performed at spaces including The Socrates Sculpture Park (NY), Smack Mellon (NY), Threewalls (Chicago), Roots and Culture (Chicago), The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art (Evanston, IL), and Fernwey Gallery (Chicago).