Danny Ferrell is an artist born in Flint, Michigan, raised in Altoona, Pennsylvania and who now lives and works in Pittsburgh.
He received his BFA from the Pennsylvania State University in 2014 and his MFA from RISD in 2016. He taught for a year at RISD and since has been teaching at Carnegie Mellon University.
He has had shows at Horton Gallery in Dallas, Galerie Pact in Paris, Mindy Solomaon in Miami, the Pittsburgh Center of the Arts, Bass and Reiner in San Francisco, the Westmoreland Museum, Jeff Baily and many more.
His work has been covered in Artforum, i-D Vice, Hyperallergic, Paper Magazine, ArtNet, Artmaze and New American Paintings just to name a few.
Brian caught up with Danny at Penn State, where he was a visiting artist, and where Brian teaches, for a talk about his small town start, young goth, magic Magritte, music, insomnia, paintings about love and more.
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