Daniel Duford is an artist, writer and teacher. His work tells stories drawn from North American history and mythology, stories that flow through large paintings, graphic novels, and figurative sculpture.
He is a 2019 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow and a recipient of a 2012 Art Matters Grant. His work has been shown at MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts; The Atlanta Center for Contemporary Art, Atlanta, Georgia; Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, Washington; The Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho; and the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), and the Art Gym at Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon. Duford’s work has been reviewed by the New York Times, Village Voice, New York Press, the Oregonian, Sculpture Magazine, Art Papers, and Artweek, among others. His murals and public art can be found throughout Portland, Oregon. Daniel Duford is cofounder of Ground Beneath Us, a place-based institute and artist fellowship in Waterford, Virginia.