Daniel Dove b. 1971 in Austin, TX

Daniel Dove studied with Peter Saul at the University of Texas and worked with William Bailey, Mel Bochner, and Sylvia Plimack Mangold in grad school at Yale. Dove’s scenes are familiar in their industrial modernist sensibilities but are imagined constructions that the artist meticulously sketches in his studio. This deliberation can be seen in the masterly application of paint and luminous quality of the finished works. Dove’s colors are subtle, and the compositions—which play intellectually on the language of painting and architecture—push the viewer’s sense of the picture plane, while engaging a knowledge of art history. Genres such as gestural and hard-edge abstraction, history painting, landscape, and still life are all pulled into Daniel Dove’s work.


Daniel Dove (b. 1971, Austin, TX) received his BFA from the University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) and his MFA from Yale University (New Haven, CT). Dove’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions at Philip Martin Gallery (Los Angeles, CA); Frederick R. Weisman Museum (Malibu, CA); Orange County Great Park (Irvine, CA); Cleveland Institute of Art (Cleveland, OH); The Contemporary Austin (Austin, TX); and Jack Shainman Gallery (New York, NY). He has received grants from the Dallas Museum of Art and the Ohio Arts Council. Daniel Dove is the recipient of The William and Dorothy Yeck Award and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship. He has been featured in various publications such as “Artforum,” “Art in America,” “Los Angeles Times,” “The Village Voice,” “Harper’s Magazine,” “LA Weekly,” and “Tema Celeste.” Daniel Dove’s work is in the permanent collections of the Frederick R. Weisman Museum (Malibu, CA); Progressive Insurance (Cleveland, OH); and Hallmark Art Collection (Kansas City, MO). Daniel Dove is a full-time faculty member at California State University, Long Beach. Dove lives and works in San Pedro, CA. 


In the Studio: Daniel Dove