Dahn Hiuni is a Los Angeles-based freelance graphic designer, illustrator and photographer. For the past 25 years, Mr. Hiuni has been creating singularly memorable designs for a variety of clients, including Pearson Publishing, Clairol, Independent Productions Fund, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Present Theater Company and many more. Balancing clean, understated elegance with colorful exuberance, Mr. Hiuni's work has appeared in The New York Times, Huffington Post, TimeOut New York and Playbill. He teaches graphic design at Woodbury University in Burbank and at SUNY Empire State College online.

SELECTED CLIENTS

(In alphabetical order)

 

Archive Journal (Leslie-Lohman Foundation), New York

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Barb Jungr, London

Ben Gurion University, Israel

C. L. Demedeiros, New York

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Toronto

Centre L'Oubradou, New York/France

Clairol Canada, Toronto

Conipisos Tile Design, Nicaragua

Cyd Israel Law, Toronto

Dance Theatre David Earle

Design Vidal, Los Angeles

Edwina Sandys, New York

Emerging Artists Theatre

Granada Tile, Los Angeles

House of Shake, Toronto

Ido Aharoni, New York/Israel

Independent Production Fund/PBS, New York

Leaf & Limb, Providence

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Maclean’s Magazine, Toronto

Mallabars, Winnipeg

Manhattan Tour & Travel, New York

Munksgaard Press, Copenhagen

New York City Council

New York Department of Cultural Affairs

New York International Fringe Festival

Paul Ferrara, New York

Pearson Publishing, New York

Peter Hassler Designs, New York

Phyllis Hattis Fine Arts, New York

Present Theater Company

Rose Scharlin, Los Angeles

Savoring Spaces, New York

Schmapp Online Tour Books, London

Sextant Productions, New York

Shadowlands Stages, New York

Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy

Stonewall Veterans, New York

Vann Jordan Incorporated (VJi), Brooklyn, NY

Vidal Films, Los Angeles

Visual AIDS, New York

Windows Direct, Los Angeles

Yuval Ron Music, Los Angeles

 

COLLECTIONS

Walker Art Center

Franklin Furnace Archives

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

Prudential Douglas Elliman

Al Gore

Robert Altman

Vidal Films

Various private collections, U.S., U.K., France, Canada, The Netherlands, Israel

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Drawings, Galerie Georges-Andres, Brooklyn, NY 2014

Murmurs & Incantations, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, 2013, Invitational

Gesturing into Consciousness, Zoller Gallery, State College, PA, 2013, Juried

Enshrouded (2-person), Bed-Vyne Gallery, New York, NY, 2013, Invitational

Queer Bodies, Galeria/Cinemarosa, New York, NY, 2011, Juried

The Ties That Bind, Firehouse Gallery, Bay Shore, NY, 2011, Non-juried

Made by Hand, Cooper Union Gallery, New York, 2011, Invitational

Crossing Disciplines, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 2011, Juried

Great LGBT Photo Show,Leslie-Lohman Gallery, New York, 2010, Juried

Postcards from the Edge, Metro Pictures, New York, 2009, Non-juried

Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, 2007, Non-juried

Employees’ Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007, Invitational

Postcards from the Edge, Sikkema Jenkins, New York, 2006, Non-juried

SUNY Faculty Exhibition, State University Plaza Gallery, Albany, NY, 2006, Invitational

Tread, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, 2003, Invitational

Reactions, Exit Art (Catalogue), New York, 2002, Non-juried

Art History 487, Future of the Present, Franklin Furnace, New York, 2000, Juried

Foundation/Ornament, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA 2000, Invitational

 

CURATORIAL WORK

I For Paris, Georges-Andre, Brooklyn, 2015

The Civility Show, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, State University of New York, 2012

Un/Veiled Visions, Amelie Wallace Gallery, SUNY Old Westbury, 2009 (Catalogue)

 

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY TEACHING

Adjunct Professor, Woodbury University, 2018- Present

Adjunct Professor, SUNY/Empire State College (Online), 2013- Present

Adjunct Professor, Hudson County Community College, 2013-Present

Adjunct Professor, School of Visual Arts, 2011-Present

Adjunct Professor, Shepherd University (Online), 2005-Present

Adjunct Professor, Pratt Institute, 2009-2012

Adjunct Professor, Hofstra University, 2007-2008

Adjunct Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology, 2006-2010

Adjunct Professor, SUNY College at Old Westbury, 2005-2013

Adjunct Instructor, Bucknell University, 1998-1999

Adjunct Instructor, Penn State University, 1996-1998

Lecturer, The National Theatre School of Canada, Montreal, 1992-1994

 

MUSEUM/COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Instructor, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 2015-present

Facilitator/Teacher, Studio in a School, New York  2005-2010

Lecturer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York  2004-2014

Educator, The Museum of Modern Art, New York  1996-1998

Educator, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto  1988-1991

Assistant Director, 92nd Street Y Art Center, New York  1996-1997

Instructor, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal  1991-1993

 

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Contributor, The Dramatist Magazine, The Journal of the Dramatists Guild of America,

  July/August 2017

Author, Assessment component for Graphic Design Textbook by Scott Santoro,

  Pearson Publishing, Upper Saddle River, NJ. 2013.

Author, Education, Activism, Performance Art: Sharing Metaphors for Cultural Work.

  In T. Quinn (Ed.), Democracy and Education, Art Institute of Chicago. (Vol. 15, No. 3-4, 2005)

Peer Reviewer, Design Basics (6th Edition) by David Lauer & Stephen Pentak,

  Wadsworth Press, 2004

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Visiting Artist, State University of New York, Purchase College, 2016

Panelist, 50th Anniversary of Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, State College,

  2013, Alumni Careers, Heather Darcy Bhandari, Chair

Visiting Artist, Pratt Institute, New York, 2009, Graduate video seminar

Panelist, College Art Association Annual Conference, Seattle, 2004, Diversity in the Classroom,

  Joseph P. Ansell, Chair

Presenter, ReFramings: Acknowledging Queer Subtext in the Art Historical Canon,

New York City Art Teachers Association Annual Conference, New York, 2003

Guest Speaker, Women in Art, Department of Women’s Studies, Pace University,

  New York City, 2002

Organizer/ Moderator, Cultural Perspectives on 9/11, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 2002,

Presenter, Click Here for Meaning: The Role of the Computer in the Museum, National Art

  Education Association Annual Conference, New York, 2001

Panelist, Arts Futures: The Emerging Systems Aesthetic, Timothy Jackson, Chair, Social

Theory, Politics & The Arts Annual Conference, Drexel University, 1998

Moderator, After Hours at the Museum of Modern Art, Partnership for After School Education

  (PASE) Annual Conference, New York, 1997

Panelist, The Interview with the Artist as Genre, Reva Wolf, Chair, College Art Association Annual Conference, Boston, 1996

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Anaïs Digonnet, Une exposition à New York, www.MyFrenchCity.com, 2016

Michael Cooper, Protests Meet Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Klinghoffer,’ The New York Times (Image), 2014

Priscilla Frank, Met Opera Director Peter Gelb Responds to Controversy (Image), Huffington Post, 2014

Exhibition announcement, *Critic’s Pick, TimeOut New York, September 2011

Enrico Gomez, “The 2010 Great LGBTQ Photo Show,” The Archive, Journal of the Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation, Issue 35, Fall 2010

Rhonda Spivak, A New York Artist With Winnipeg Roots, Winnipeg Jewish Review, 2010

Toni Sant, Franklin Furnace and the Spirit of the Avant-Garde, London: Intellect Press, 2011

Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2008

GRANTS & AWARDS

Award of Excellence in Writing, New York International Fringe Festival, 2016

Shepherd University, Online Education Development Grant, 2010

Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art Individual Artist Grant, 2000

College of Arts and Architecture Creative Achievement Award, Penn State, 1996

Dean of Graduate Research Exhibition Grant, Penn State, 1996

Full Scholarship Teaching Assistantship, Penn State, 1994-1996

Quebec Government Graduate Study Grant (FCAR), 1994-1996

Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) Educator's Award, 1991

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Major Artist Grant, 1990

University Gold Medal in Fine Arts, The University of Manitoba, 1987

The Simon Chang Foundation Scholarship, 1987

 

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude

School of Visual Arts, Penn State University, 1996

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Gold Medal

Major in Painting, Minor in Art History,

School of Art, The University of Manitoba, 1987

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AIGA, Artists Space, College Art Association, National Art Education Association,

American Federation of Teachers, United University Professions, Freelancers Union

 

AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Artist Statement, Teaching Philosophy, Student Evaluations, References

 

 

 

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