Danielle Degon (b. 1995)
Philadelphia, PA




Danielle Degon is aproject-based artist and a curator at AUTOMAT Collective in Philadelphia.
Her work explores the effects of productivity on human psychology, biography, sociality, and the art-making process. Often appropriating tools of industrialization such as mold-making and repetitive fabrication, she reveals the contradictions of ceaseless extraction, production, and profit.



Education
BFA, Sculpture, Tyler School of Art, Temple University 2017

Exhibitions
Void Fill (forthcoming) AUTOMAT Collective, 2021
Knew Normal, AUTOMAT Collective, 2020
Fear of Becoming the Fool, Straw Gallery, 2020
The Edge of Precarity, Little Berlin, 2018
Irreversible Process, Stella Elkins Gallery, 2017
Side Conversations, Stella Elkins Gallery, 2017
Red Hot, Stella Elkins Gallery, 2016

Residencies & Awards
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

Work Experience & Affiliations
Curatorial Member, Automat Collective, Philadelphia 2020
Marketing Manager, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia 2020
Project Coordinator, Claes Gabriel, Philadelphia 2020
                     
Fundraising Chair, Philadelphia Sculptors, Philadelphia 2019
Exhibitions Committee, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia 2019

Fabricator, David Altmejd Studio, Long Island City 2017
Teaching Assistant, Tyler Sculpture Department, Philadelphia 2017
Studio Assistant, Nicole Wilson, Brooklyn 2017
Fabrication Assistant, Rust Fab, Philadelphia 2017