Daniel Bass (b. 1971) is an artist born and based in Margate, Kent. Dan studied at UCA, formerly known as K.I.A.D, Kent institute of Art and Design at both the Medway and Maidstone campuses. Shortly after Bass was nominated for a Becks Futures award. His work has been shown in exhibitions at various institutions including, the Turner Contemporary Margate, Barbican Gallery London and the Decima Gallery London. A selection of his work appeared in the touring exhibition the Folk Archive purchased by the British Council. Bass’s work has been acquired by collectors, and he has sold his work via Getty images. He has published two artists books, both sold out. Recent exhibitions have included a solo show at Bon Volks studios in Margate where Dan took part in a international residency programme, The 2021/22 Open at Turner Contemporary, Also Margate Now! where Bass exhibited ‘I done a thing, now wheres my prize?’ a twenty meter site specific text intervention curated by Russel Tovey and twenty five of his photographs have just been published by ‘Aint-bad’ the Savannah (Georgia USA) based independent publisher of contemporary art.
Selected Solo Shows
Bon Volks Studio residency and solo show. International residency at Bon Volks studios and solo show, Margate, UK, 2017.
Work, Temporary site specific show, Curated by Christine Gist, Two outdoor spaces, Saint Leonards, East Sussex, Publication available 2014.
Slack Tide, solo show, The Front View Gallery, Whitstable, 2010.
Turner Contemporary Open, group show, Turner Contemporary, Margate, 2021/22.
Margate Now! I done a thing, now wheres my prize? 20 meter site specific text intervention. Curated by Russel Tovey, 2019
Art car boot fair, Margate, Dreamland, 2019.
Light Waves, curated by Francesca Flowers, Resort Gallery, Margate, 2015
Subject to change, Curated group drawing show by Daniella Turbin, Margate, 2014.
Parrot Fashion, Joint show with Tom Swift, Harbour arm gallery Margate, 2014.
So Show Me 2, Curated group show at The Print space, London, 2011
Turner Contemporary Open, group show, Turner Contemporary project space, Margate, 2009.
Affluenza, Curated group show, 187-211 St. John St, London, 2009.
Against the obviousness of obviousness / my friends and i couldn't do punk, somehow. Curated by Matthew de Pulford, Matts studio, Limbo, Margate 2008.
Folk Archive, Curated by Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane, Barbican Gallery, London, 2005.
Purchased by the British council 2007. (exhibition catalogue available)
Email Art, The Centre of Attention Gallery, London, 2002.
Margate rocks, Temporary installation in collaboration with artist S Mark Gubb, 2002.
Art Office Interiors, Stairwell Project, Decima Gallery, Group Show London, 1999.
The Decima Arts Club 2, Group Show, London, 1999.