Curriculum Vitae
 

Education
2007    MFA, Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2002    BA, Art, emphasis in Painting and Drawing, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
2001     Summer Study at the American University of Rome, Italy

Solo Exhibitions
2013     New Work, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010     Blue Skies From Now On, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008    Yesterday's Here, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Two Person Exhibitions
2013     Endless Vacation (with Jeff Ramirez), Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017     8, Elizabeth Houston Gallery, New York, NY
2017     Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
2016     Nexus, Brand Library and Arst Center, Glendale, CA
2016     Unnatural Histories V, Antler Gallery, Portlands, OR
2016     LAX / ORD, Vertical Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016     The New Vanguard, The Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
2015     POW! WOW!: Exploring the New Contemporary Movement, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
2015     La Familia, Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City, CA
2014     Connect & Collect, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2014     New Visions of the West, Whitespace Gallery, Ogden, UT
2014     For Real? Magical Realism in American Art, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA
2012     Wild at Heart, Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City, CA
2012     Picks of the Harvest, Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City, CA
2011     Devil Town, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA
2011     The Realists: New, Recent and Historical Works, Artzone 461, San Francisco, CA
2011     Outlandish: Contemporary Depictions of Nature, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
2010     Surrealism Now, Casa Museu Bissaya Barreto, Coimbra, Portugal    (catalog)
2009     Family Pictures, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2009     Opening Salvo, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008     10 Under 30, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA
2008     MFA Selections, Gatehouse Gallery, The Di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2007     No Gifts, Please, Michael Rosenthal Contemporary Art, Redwood City, CA
2007     Cream, From the Top, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA
2007     Red Ink Revisited, Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA

Professional Experience
2014     MFA Mentor, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA
2010     Guest Lecturer, Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA
2008     Panelist, The MFA Experience, Moderator: Michael Schwager, Di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2007     Panelist, Artists' Forum, Moderators: Kenneth Baker and Glen Helfand, Arts Benicia, CA
2004     Art Instructor, Presidio YMCA Summer Camp at CELLspace, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography
Andy Smith, "Dan Lydersen's Oil Paintings Twist the Ordinary"Hi-Fructose, Nov 15, 2016.
Blisss Magazine, Issue 94, June, 2015.
Maryanne Alford, The Like Magazine"Lydersen Images", Issue 09, Fall, 2013.
Jessica Portillo, "Endless Vacation at Thinkspace Gallery," Platinum Cheese, August 17, 2013.
"Endless Vacation: Jeff Ramirez + Dan Lydersen", Artweek L.A., Vol. 133, August 12-19, 2013.
Fourteen Hills: The San Francisco State University Review, Volume 19.2, 2013.
Wag's Revue, Issue 13, Winter 2012-13.
New American Paintings #97, December, 2011.
Spencer Young, "Blue Skies From Now On," Art Practical, January 13, 2011.
Kenneth Baker, "Lydersen Represents," San Francisco Chronicle, December 25, 2010.
Dan Lydersen, "Dan Lydersen," Direct Art, Volume 17, 2010.
Maren Jinnet, "The Art of Devotion," Wired Magazine, April 2010.
Richard Bammer, “Top of Their Class,” Vacaville Reporter, July 20, 2007.
Saunthy Nicolson-Singh, “Buildings and Bones,” Sacramento News & Review, October 19, 2006.

Collections
di Rosa, Napa, CA
Tequila Herradura, Amatitan, Jalisco, Mexico

Gallery Affiliation
Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA