Danielle Degon Rhodes (b. 1995)
Philadelphia, PA

Danielle Degon Rhodes is a multi-media sculpture artist and a curator at AUTOMAT Collective in Philadelphia. She is focused on the human tendency towards production and progress and the effects of capitalism on the body. Through curating and sculpture, her work identifies the appropriation of water, air, land, bodies, and minds.

MA, Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
BFA, Sculpture, Tyler School of Art, Temple University; 2017

Solo Exhibitions
Fear of Becoming the Fool, Straw Gallery, 2020
Irreversible Process, Stella Elkins Gallery, 2017

Group Exhihibitions
Knew Normal, AUTOMAT Collective, 2020
Side Conversations, Stella Elkins Gallery, 2017
Red Hot, Stella Elkins Gallery, 2016

Curatorial Projects
Centennial Rust, AUTOMAT Collective; Philadelphia, PA; 2023
Reverse Grip, AUTOMAT Collective; Philadelphia, PA; 2022 (Co-curator)
Void Fill,
AUTOMAT Collective; Philadelphia, PA; 2021
The Edge of Precarity,
Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; 2018

Residencies & Awards
Salzburg Academy of Fine Arts, 2021
Philadelphia Sculptors Grant, 2020
Full Scholarship, Tai Kwun Contemporary, 2018
Resident at Tai Kwun Summer Institute, Tai Kwun
Contemporary; Central, Hong Kong, 2018
Lester & Violet Hecht Memorial Award, 2017

Co-Owner and Curator, Automat Collective, Philadelphia 2019-current

Work Experience
Gallery Director, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, 2022-2024
Marketing Manager, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia 2019-2020
Project Coordinator, Claes Gabriel Studio, Philadelphia 2019-2020
Fundraising Chair, Philadelphia Sculptors, Philadelphia 2019
Fabricator, David Altmejd Studio, Long Island City 2017
Teaching Assistant, Tyler Sculpture Department, Philadelphia 2017
Studio Assistant, Nicole Wilson Studio, Brooklyn 2017
Fabrication Assistant, Rust Fab, Philadelphia 2017

︎ danielle.d.rhodes@gmail.com 
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