DANA JAMES.  New York, NY.  1986.

For information on available pieces or to arrange for a studio visit, please contact info@danajames.info.



  • Sometimes Seen Dreams.  The Lodge Gallery.  Lower East Side, NY.  (2017)
  • Surface Tension, Urban Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. (2016)
  • Patterns in Nature, JAG Modern.  Philadelphia, PA (2015)
  • As by Sinking,  Attic Studios Gallery. Long Island City, NY (2014)
  • Every Night at Midnight, at Envoy Enterprizes. Lower East Side, NY (2013)
  • New Works, at Union Gallery. Tribeca, NY (2010)


• Art Hamptons Fair, Urban Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY.   (2016)
•  AQUA Art Fair, Miami Basel, Fiercely Curious.  Miami, FL.  (2015)
•  Cutlog Art Fair, Jag Modern. New York, NY. (2014)
•  Fountain Art Fair, The Hanger Gallery, New York, NY. (2013)



  • The Thread, M. David & Co. Brooklyn, NY
  • Fugue, Another Gallery, New York, NY
  • Bring Your Own Sunshine, Kenise Barnes Fine Art. Larchmont, NY
  • Planned Parenthood Benefit, M. David & Co. Brooklyn, NY
  • Women Empowering Women, Borghese Vineyard Gallery, LI, NY
  • Ground Floor Gallery, Art Nashville, TN.
  • Chase Edwards Contemporary, LI, NY.
  • Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY
  • Upcoming: Silence is Accurate, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Among Friends, Dumbo Waterfront Studios. Brooklyn, NY
  • Castle Hill Benefit. David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY


  • Chase Edwards Contemporary, Bridgehampton, NY.
  • Duality; Glimpses of the Other Side, ISLIP Museum of Art, Long Island, NY.
  • Bowery Gallery National Competition. Curated by Kyle Staver  New York, NY.
  • Driven to Abstraction,  Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY.
  • Straight Outta Bushwick, Eva Chimento Gallery, LA, CA.
  • Incipiences, The Buggy factory, Curated by Paul D’Agostino. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Straight Outta Bushwick, Eva Chimento Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
  • Pussy Power, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Making the Future, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Reality is Wrong, Dreams are for Real, David & Schweitzer Annex, curated by Brian Morris, Brooklyn NY.


  • Art Hamptons, Urban Gallery, Bridge Hampton, NY.
  • The Project Room, David & Schweitzer Contemporary. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Art Takes Manhattan, New York, NY.
  • Focus, Blam Projects, Curated by Fiercely Curious. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Forever Thens, Curated by Cory Dixon at Brock University, Ontario, Canada.
  • Treading Urban Water, Fiercely Curious at the Crosby House, New York, NY.
  • Jardin, No. 4 Studio.  Brooklyn NY.
  • Technology as Hands, Fiercely Curious, Sky Gallery.  Brooklyn, NY.
  • Jumping the Shark, Royal Society of American Art.  Brooklyn, NY.
  • SheFolk, Idio Gallery, Bushwick, NY
  • We are What the Seas Have Made us. Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ.
  • Thrice Legendary or Forever Thens, Curated by Paul D’Agostino Centotto Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
  • Forever Now: You Deserve Better.  Back Drop Gallery.  Brooklyn, NY.


  • Miami Basel Wynwood District, Hanger Gallery. Miami, FL.
  • Miami Art Walk, Wynwood District, Hanger Gallery.  Miami, FL.
  • Painting in Trees, curated by Ben LaRocco, Ben Pritchard. Bushwick Gardens. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Mixtape, 56 Bogart Street. Brooklyn NY.
  • Back to the Future, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
  • HerART Benefit LSG Fund, New York, NY
  • The Painting Center Turns 21,  Brooklyn, NY.
  • Making History, Store Front Benefit,  Brooklyn, NY.


  • Summer Salon, Seager Gray gallery, San Fransisco, CA.
  • Anywhere but Here, Artsicle, New York, NY.
  • Axiom Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
  • Honorable Beasts, Elgin Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Small Works, 440 Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Bad Ass Brooklyn Babes, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Sluice + Exchange Rates, Brooklyn, FireProof.  Brooklyn, NY.
  • WagMag Benefit.  Brooklyn, NY.
  • Lilly Sarah Grace Fund, Female Arts Exhibition.  New York, NY.
  • Social Photography, Carriage Trade Gallery.  New York, NY.
  • Life on Mars Summer Invitational, Life on Mars.  Brooklyn, NY.

2012 – 2013

  • New Art in New York, Visual Arts Gallery.  New York, NY.
  • Universal Art Project: France, Germany, Romania. Dacia Gallery, International.
  • Individuality and Diversity, Visual Arts Gallery.  New York, NY.
  • W.I.P Work In Progress Art Collective.  New York, NY.
  • Family Affairs, The Yard: Satellite Fair to NY Armory.  New York, NY.


  • Elgin gallery: Honorable Beasts, Brooklyn, NY
  • Elgin gallery: Do Not Disturb, Brooklyn, NY
  • Elgin Gallery: Soft Substitutes/ Hard Thinking, Brooklyn, NY
  • Elgin Gallery: Techno, Brooklyn, NY
  • Elgin Gallery: Emerald City, Lizbeth Mitty, Brooklyn, NY
  • Elgin Gallery: My World is Not Your World, John Drury Brooklyn, NY
  • GoodRoom: Outside Installation, Brooklyn,  NY
  • GoodRoom: On site glass awning  design installation, Brooklyn, NY



  • School of Visual Arts Scholarship Awardee Panel. New York, NY (2018)
  • Transcender Crit Panel.  Brooklyn Fire Proof,  New York (2018)
  • Art Critical, The Review Panel, Brooklyn Public Library. Brooklyn, NY (2017)
  • School of Visual Art Alumni Panel, SVA, New York, NY. (2016)
  • Feminism in Art, Idio Gallery.  Brooklyn, NY (2016)
  • Bushwick Art Crit:  BACG 3rd Annual AIB Bushwick Open Studio Crit Night. Brooklyn, NY (2016)
  • Enlightening the New York Studio School, Panel Speaker. Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2015)


  • Most recognized Artist Statement, School of Visual Arts. NY.  (2008)
  • English and Written Word: Recognized Academic. Emerson College, MA.  (2005)
  • Overall Creativity Award, Brooklyn Friends, Brooklyn, NY. (2004)
  • Wesleyan Book Award in Arts and Writing,  Brooklyn, NY.  (2004)
  • Creative Writing and Poetry, Brooklyn Friends, NY.  Brooklyn, NY (2004)


  • School of Visual Arts. BFA.. 2008. (2005-2008)
    Emerson College (2004-2005)