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Biography

Daniel Traub (b. 1971) is a photographer and filmmaker currently based in Philadelphia.

His photographs have been exhibited internationally, including exhibitions at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago, Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, the Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt, Germany and the Shanghai Center for Photography. His work can be found in public and private collections, such as the Margulies Collection at the WAREhOUSE, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His work has also appeared in publications including Aperture, European Photography and The New York Times Magazine. He has published two monographs with Kehrer Verlag: North Philadelphia (2014) and Little North Road (2015).

As a filmmaker, Traub has directed several documentaries about artists including the Barefoot Artist about his mother Lily Yeh and her collaborative artworks in war-torn communities; Xu Bing: Phoenix, which follows the creation of two monumental sculptures built from Beijing construction debris; and, most recently, a biography of the artist Ursula von Rydingsvard titled Into Her Own. Additionally, he has been the cinematographer for numerous documentaries for independent producers and broadcast networks including PBS, German Television ZDF and Arte. His film work can be viewed at itinerantpictures.com.



Selected Solo Exhibitions



2019        In-East Institute, Duisberg, Germany

2015        Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2012        Bluesky Gallery, Portland, OR
 
2010        Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

2009       Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2008       Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007       Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Northern Ireland (Two person)





Selected Group Exhibitions


2020       Breda Photo Festival, Breda, Netherlands

2019        Weltulturen Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

2018        Philadelphia Photo Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

2017        Guangzhou Image Triennial, Guangzhou, China
                Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China
                Shanghai Center of Photography (SCoP), Shanghai, China

2016        Ivorypress Space, Madrid, Spain
                James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
                SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
                Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, CA

2015        GallerySKE, New Delhi, India
                UNM Art Museum/516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM

2014        Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

2013        Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR  
                CFEVA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA  
                SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
                Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, CA

2012        RH Gallery, New York, NY

2011         Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
                Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China
                Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA
                New Space Center for Photography, Portland, OR

2010        Times Museum, Guangzhou, China  
                CFEVA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009       San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
                Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
                24th Festival International de Mode et de Photographie à Hyères, Hyères, France
                Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Myers School of Art
                Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA  
                Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA  
                Gallery 1401, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                Pittsburg Center for the Arts, Pittsburg, PA

2008       Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
                Fotofest, Houston, TX

2007       M97 Gallery, Shanghai, China  
                Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
                Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
                Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA  
                Newspace Center for Photography, Portland OR
                Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
 
2006       The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2005       Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China
                Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan  
                Tainan University of the Arts, Tainan, Taiwan
                Shanghai High Noon Culture Centre, Shanghai, China

1998        Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY  

1995        Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY  
                Asian American Arts Center, New York, NY



Public Collection



San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, FL

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

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