Photo by Dan Carillo


Dan Webb – 1815 S Forest St, Seattle, WA  98144; 206.349.5207;



Born: 1965



1991 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA


Selected Solo Exhibitions


“Fun/No Fun” (With Kraft Duntz) The Henry Art Gallery at the UW, Seattle WA

“The Visitor” The Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle WA


“Break It Down” Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle WA


 “Fragile Fortress” The Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA


 “Destroyer” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle WA


 “Unring The Bell” Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA

 “Stones And Flowers” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle WA


 “Dandelion”, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


“Never Always”, Howard House, Seattle, WA


“Insomnia Machine”, Howard House, Seattle, WA


“Cover Songs”, Pullium Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR


“Blindspot”, Howard House, Seattle, WA


“Ex-Cherubs”, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR


Selected Group exhibitions


 “Connection” Smithsonian Museum at The Renwick, Washington D.C.


“State Of The Art” Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR

“New Acquisitions” Portland Art Museum, Portland OR

“Optic Nerve: The Art Of Perception” Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA


 “Sitting For History” The Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA

 “The Neddy Show” Cornish College Of the Arts, Seattle WA


  “Devouring Time” Western Bridge, Seattle WA


 “Reclaimed” Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA


 “From Whence The Rainbow Came” Ambach & Rice Gallery, Seattle WA

 “Uber Portrait” Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA

 “I.D. Individual Demographics” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle WA

 “Seduction Of A Blossom” Long Beach Community College, Long Beach CA

 “About Face” Rio Hondo Community College, Whittier, CA


 “Insubstantial Pageant Faded”, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA

 “Paper Trails”, Howard House, Seattle, WA

“In Focus: Seattle Galleries at the RSG, Howard House”, Seattle Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA (group)


“Captain Ill”, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles CA (two person show with Joe Biel)

 “Manifesto” Ambrosino Gallery, Miami FL, (four person show)


“Paralax”, Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA

“Lava”, Noodleworks, Seattle, WA

“Fourth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY


“Luminous”, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

 “Bemis Residence: Past and Present”, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE



Graves, Jen “The Tree Is Just A Context” The Stranger 2015

Gaddie, Nicole “Dan Webb: A Wood Carving Enchanter” MODE 2014

Beal, Suzanne “Fragile Fortress: The Art Of Dan Webb”  The International Sculpture Center Blog

Manitach, Amanda ‘Tempus Fugit (And the gum is real)’ City Arts 2014

Upchurch, Michael ‘Brilliant Dan Webb Show At BAM’ Seattle Times 2014

Bocek, Mark  “Dan Webb, Destroyer, Creator” Cornish Alumni Magazine 2014

Sommerfeld, Seth “ A Fiendish Conversation With Dan Webb” Seattle Met Magazine 2014

Pailthorp, Bellamy “Local artist turning centuries old wood into whimsical creations” KPLU Radio 2014

Editor’s Pick, “Best Sculptural Art 2012” Seattle Magazine 2012

Davis, Brangien “Profile” Seattle Magazine August 2012

Scholten, Kiera.  “Wood You Believe Me.” ArtWorks Magazine, Summer 2010.

Beal, Suzanne.  “Tongue-in-Cheek Eloquence.”  Sculpture.  September, 2009.

Hackett, Regina. “Webb Carves Fresh Perspectives on Our Mortality.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January, 2007.

Graves, Jen. “Little Cuts: Dan Webb’s Big Ideas In and On Sculpture.”  The Stranger, December 7, 2006.

Koplos, Janet. “Report from Seattle: Plugged In and Caffeinated.” Art in America, September, 2005, p. 69 – 71.

Hall, Emily. “Fall Arts Preview: Visual Art.” The Stranger, August 24, 2000, p. 13.

Hackett, Regina. “Tree limbs strike poignant poses in Colleen Chartier’s photos.” Seattle Post- Intelligencer, December, 1998.


Public Art Projects

2016 Commission for Olsen Kundig, Seattle Wa

2015  Commission for Brighouse 1, Richmond B.C. Canada

2010 Commission for Chief Sealth Trail, Seattle WA

2010 Commission for Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA

2006 Commission for City of Bellevue

2006 Commission for City of Burien

2005 Commission for Equity Office Properties


Awards, Grants and Commissions

2004 Commission for Christopher and Jenny Roberts

2004 Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship, Seattle, WA

2003 Betty Bowen Award, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2000 Gap Award, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

1999 Pollock-Krasner award

1995 Recognition Award, Betty Bowen Awards, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1995 Seattle Arts Commission Grant, Seattle, WA


Selected Collections

The Smithsonian Museum, at The Renwick, Washington D.C.

Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville AR

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

The Henry Art Gallery, University Of Washington, Seattle WA

Altoids Curiously Strong Collection of Contemporary Art; New Museum, New York NY

Museum Of Glass, Tacoma, WA