Born Bronx, NY (1976)
Currently Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
Daniel Bejar (b. 1976, Bronx, NY, USA) is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Bejar is currently an Artist-in-Residence at The Center For Photography at Woodstock, NY, and was recently an Artist-in-Residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Program. Bejar has also participated in residencies at SOMA, Mexico City D.F., Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL and the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum of Art, NY. In 2013 Bejar was a recipient of the prestigious Rema Hort Mann Visual Arts Grant, and in 2012 was selected as A Blade of Grass Artist Fellow. Bejar’s work has been exhibited internationally and was recently selected by Luis Camintzer to be included in the 5x5 Castelló 13 International Contemporary Art Prize in Castelló, Spain. Additional exhibition venues include El Museo Del Barrio, NY; SITE Santa Fe, NM; Georgia State University, GA; Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany; and Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY. In 2014 Bejar’s work will be included in the “Crossing Brooklyn” exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, NY. Bejar is a 2007 MFA sculpture recipient from the State University of New York, New Paltz, and received his BFA from the Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL.