1. Daniel Cummings had a solo show at the Santa Monica Museum of Modern Art in 2011, as part of their mission to premiere up-and-coming artists. Past artists that have received the same honor include Urs Fischer, Rebecca Morris, and Henry Taylor.
2. While he got his MFA in sculpture at UCLA, he translated his 3-D training into paintings, creating complex abstract works that play with space and color.
3. His works have been compared to Joan Mitchell’s in terms of their vibrant spirit and his sensibility with paint.
Find Cummings’s work in the TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art auction, 2013.