Daniel Wiener (b. 1954, Cambridge, MA) is known for his intense and viscerally arresting sculptures created from Apoxie-Sculpt featuring bright colors and intricate patterns. Wiener grew up in Los Angeles and studied at the University of California at Berkley before moving to New York in the early 1980s. He is a graduate of the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program. Awards and fellowship include a Guggenheim Fellowship (2012), Residence at Yaddo, an Alpert Award Ucross Residency, a Tree of Life Grant and he is a Dieu Donne Workspace Artist.
Wiener’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in both group and solo exhibitions, notably at Bravin Post Lee Gallery, New York; Acme Gallery, Los Angeles; Vadstrup & Bie, Copenhagen, Denmark; Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Holland; The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas; and at the Stephen Wirtz Gallery in San Francisco. Recent exhibitions include Studio 10 in Brooklyn, New York; Lesley Heller Gallery, New York; Pocket Utopia, New York. Wiener’s work has been reviewed in Sculpture Magazine, Art in Americaand by Roberta Smith in the New York Times. Daniel Wiener lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.