Daniel Turner was born in 1983 in Portsmouth, Virginia. He recieved a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2006 and currently lives and works in New York NY. Turner's work has been the subject of exhibitions both domestic and internationally
including; 'Daniel Turner' at the Chinati Foundation, Marfa TX; '2 220' at Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium; 'Die Kräfte Hinter Den Formen', Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck Austria; 'Eclat Attraction de la Ruine', Université', Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris,
France; 'L'expostion D'un Film', Centre d’Art Contemporain / Foundation Arditi
, Geneva Switzerland; 'Die Kräfte Hinter Den Formen', Kunstmuseum Krefeld, Museen Haus Esters und Haus Lange, Krefeld Germany; 'you, your sun and shadow' at Virginia
Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; 'Tribute to Jim Dine', The Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach VA; 'nanomacromega', at University California San Diego, La Jolla, CA; 'Its all American', New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art, Asbury
Park, NJ; 'Four Rooms' at Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland; 'Expanded Painting' at The Prague Biennale 5, Prague, Czech Republic; and 'Modern Talking' at Muzeul de Arta Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania. Turner served as a visiting
scholar at New York University from 2009-2010 and was awarded The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Award from 2004-2009.