Dan Gunn (b. 1980, Prairie Village, KS) is an artist, writer, and educator in Chicago, IL. He received an MFA in Painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 where he is now an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He was awarded residencies at the Wassaic Project 2021, University of Arkansas (2019), Anderson Ranch Art Center (2018), Vermont Studio Center (2015), and The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2012).
Recent solo exhibitions include of the land behind them at Monique Meloche Gallery, Bunts at the University Club of Chicago and Ungrateful Son at Good Weather Gallery, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Recent group shows include The Regional, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, which will travel to Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO; With a Capital P at the Elmhurst Art Museum (IL) and Matter Matters at the University of Missouri Kansas City (MO). Other venues have included the Elephant Gallery (TN), University of Toledo, (OH), Western Exhibitions (Chicago), Marine Contemporary (Santa Monica), Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago), Lloyd Dobler Gallery (Chicago), Columbia College (Chicago), the Poor Farm (WI), and the Loyola University Museum of Art (Chicago). His work has been reviewed in Frieze, Art in America, Artforum.com, art ltd., Artslant.com, Newcity Magazine, New American Paintings, TimeOut Chicago, and the Chicago Tribune.