Danielle Degon (b. 1995)

Philadelphia, PA

Danielle Degon is a multi-media sculpture artist and a curator at AUTOMAT Collective in Philadelphia.
Danielle Degon focuses her practice on understanding the psychological ramifications of the human tendency towards production and progress. Through curating, and sculpture, her work documents the appropriation of water, air, land, bodies, and minds.

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
Void Fill, AUTOMAT Collective, 2021
The Edge of Precarity, Little Berlin, 2018

Residencies & Awards
Resident at Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts; Salzburg, Austria, 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

Curatorial Member, Automat Collective, Philadelphia 2019-current
Exhibitions Committee, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia 2018-current

Work Experience
Marketing Manager, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia 2020
Project Coordinator, Claes Gabriel Studio, Philadelphia 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