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
Minerals on Display, Marmor Kiefer, Austria; 2021

Knew Normal, AUTOMAT Collective, Philadelphia; 2020

Side Conversations, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia; 2017

Red Hot, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia; 2016

Curatorial Projects
Centennial Rust, AUTOMAT Collective; Philadelphia, PA; 2023

Reverse Grip, AUTOMAT Collective; Philadelphia, PA; 2022 

Void Fill, AUTOMAT Collective; Philadelphia, PA; 2021

The Edge of Precarity, Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; 2018

Residencies & Awards
Salzburg Academy of Fine Arts, Austria; 2021

Philadelphia Sculptors Grant, 2020

Full Scholarship, Tai Kwun Contemporary, 2018

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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