Lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  




2016     M.F.A, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 

2014     B.F.A, with Distinction in Painting, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA




2017--      Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 

2016        Adjunct Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2015         Instructor of Record, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 




2018     Magic Hour, Galerie Pact, Paris, FR

            Behind the Curtain, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, FL (with Hiba Schahbaz and Sophia Narrett) 

            Solo Booth, New Art Dealers Alliance, Galerie Pact, SoHo, NY 

2017     He's American, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh PA (with Devan Shimoyama)

2014     Cakes, Patterson Gallery, State College, PA 



2018    Group Booth, New Art Dealers Alliance, Miami, FL (with Anthony Iacono and Rene Patrice Washington)

           Bathers, Bass and Rainer, San Fransisco, CA 

           Bang On, Divine Hammer, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME

           Potpourri, Neumann Wolfson Fine Art, New York, NY

           Artists Who Teach, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA

2017     Life's Rich Pageant, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY  

            The Staging of Vulnerability, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, 4 Times Square, NY 

            Canon Fodder, Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA 

2016     Vernacular Spectacular! Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI 

            Intimacy Queered, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI 

            RISD 2016 MFA Painting Thesis Exhibition, Nancy Margolis Gallery, Chelsea, NY

            The Boston Biennial, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA 

            RISD Graduate Thesis, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

2015     Halfmasters, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

            Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA


2014     Pale Firework, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI 

            U.F.O. Hunters, RISD Painting Biennial, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

            The Sex Offensive, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, CAN 




André-Naquian Wheeler. i-D Vice. Artist Paints Lisa Frank-esque Paintings of Queer Men and Dogs in Nature. May 2018. 

Adam Milner. Hyperallergic. The Beauty and Anxiety of Seeing Myself, and My Partner, in a Portrait. April 2018.

Justin Moran. Paper Magazine. Danny Ferrell’s Paintings Depict Queer Men As Royalty. 

Benjamin Sutton. Hyperallergic. Lapping Up NADA New York’s Lush Portraits. March 2018.

Taylor DaFoe. ArtNet. 6 Emerging Artists Worth Discovering at NADA NY. March 2018

ArtMaze Magzine. Summer Issue. 2017. 


ArtMaze Magzine. Summer Issue. 2017. 

Hajmiragha, Sholeh. Work in Progress May 2017. 

Spotlight. 2017



New American Paintings. No. 129. The Open Press Studio. 2016

Prentnieks, Anne.  Saving the Maker, Cultivating the Thinker. Artforum. Sept. 2016