Dan Peterman (born in 1960, Minneapolis) is an american artist, founder, and current board member of the Experimental Stationan innovative Chicago-based incubator of small-scale enterprise and cultural projects, a founder of Monk Parakeet and an Associate Professor in the College of Architecture and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His activities combine innovative strategies of local engagement and activism with national and international exhibitions, projects and installations. Selected solo exhibitions: PLATFORM 10: Dan Peterman, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln (2012); Adaptations, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin (2006); Plastic Economies, (cur. by Lynne Warren), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2004); Dan Peterman, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin (2002); Dan Peterman: 7 Deadly Sins, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover (2001); Recent Economies, Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC (1999); Dan Peterman (with Tobias Rehberger), Kunsthalle Basel (1998); autodigestion, Klosterfelde, Berlin (1997); Accessories to an Event, Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Hamburg and Klosterfelde, Berlin (1996); Dan Peterman (with Josiah McElheny), Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (1995); Options 48: Dan Peterman: ‘Sulfur Cycle’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (1994); F.R.A.C. Poitou-Charentes, Angoulème (1993); N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago (1992); Randy Alexander, (1991). He has participated in more than 100 group exhibitions all over the world, including Plastic Age, Eres Stiftung, Munich (2013); Steffi Alte, Dan Peterman, Reto Pulfer, Rirkrit Tiravanija (cur. by Stefan Tasch), Struktur & Organismus, Mühldorf (2012); 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki; Without You I’m Nothing: Art and Its Audience, (cur. by Dominic Molon and Tricia Van Eck), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2010); Heartland, VanAbbemuseum, Eindhoven (2008); 8th Sharjah Biennial; Skulptur Biennale Munsterland (2003); Ecologies: Mark Dion, Peter Fend, Dan Peterman, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Chicago (2000); Art Unlimited, Basel Art Fair, Basel (2000); Amateur/Eldsjäl, (cur. by Charles Esche, Mark Kremer and Adam Szymczyk), Göteborg Museum of Art, Göteborg (2000); Falster Versuchsgelande, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel (1999); minimalisms, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (1998); Minimal Maximal, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen (1998); Satements, Basel International Art Fair 28 ‘97, Basel; Grazer Kunstverein (with Josiah McElheny, cur. by Andrea Rosen), Graz (1995); Klosterfelde Edition, GMBH, Hamburg (1993); 45th Venice Biennale; Installations for New Spaces, Chicago Cultural Center (1990); Une Douzaine de Tasses (More or Less), Artpool, Montpellier (1990). He works and lives in Chicago. Peterman is represented by Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.