Biography

HOLY K MOVEMENT

As the higher power of the Holy K, Daniel Arango is traveling the world, spreading the Holy K movement. Once he arrives in your city, he must fulfill at-least one Holy K cereal box portrait for a selected individual living there. Then he moves on. There is no specific duration for his World Tour. It can continue for months or years.

Born

1982, in Colombia and raised in Miami Beach.

New York based artist currently Traveling The World spreading the Holy K movement.

Education

Rhode Island School of Design / Providence, RI / 2010

Master of Fine Arts, Honors, Painting

School of Visual Arts  / New York, NY / 2005

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design

Istituto Europeo di Design / Madrid, Spain / 2004

Interior Architecture studies

Exhibitions

PETITE MORT / forever & today, inc. / New York, NY / September 17, 2011 UPCOMING

Voyage Issue / XXXX MAGAZINE / New York, NY / September 13, 2011 UPCOMING

Cocktails At Sunset / Hosted By Steven Klein / Bridgehampton, NY / July 2011

ACRIA’s Unframed / 123 Third Avenue Penthouse / New York, NY / May 2011

The ART OF LOVE / Milk Gallery / New York, NY / March 2011

New Contemporaries / RISD Museum Gelman Gallery / Providence, RI / July 2010

Whatever Forever / Black Sheep Projects / Providence, RI / May 2010

Graduate Thesis Show / RI Convention Center / Providence, RI / May 2010

T-Shirt Collection for Art Basel / The Webster / Miami, FL / December 2009

crit 4 / Spencertown Academy Arts Center / Spencertown, NY / August 2009

Graduate Painting / Sol Koffler Gallery / Providence, RI / September 2008

GLAAD OutAuction / Metropolitan Pavilion / New York, NY / October 2007

American Slide-All / New York Studio Gallery / New York, NY / January 2007

Eric are you there? Solo Exhibition / Ninth Studio / New York, NY / October 2006

Art.B.Q / East River Bar / Brooklyn, NY / June 2006

Senior Thesis Show / National Arts Club / New York, NY / April 2005

SVA Exhibition / School of Visual Arts Gallery / New York, NY / February 2003

SVA Exhibition / School of Visual Arts Gallery / New York, NY / January 2002

Interventions / Performances

Holy K movement / The World / August 2011- PRESENT

Magi Bouillon Cubes and Sazón Goy / Publix Supermarkets / Miami, FL / May 2011

Holy K Cereal / Whole Foods Supermarkets / New York, NY, Providence, RI / April – August 2010

Being Matthew (McConaughey) / Turkey, Greece, Italy and Spain / July – September 2009

14 at Adam House / by Rosalind Murray / New York, NY / June 2009

Commissions

Commissioned works are held in private collections in the USA, Colombia, Brazil, England, Norway, Spain, France and Lebanon.

Bibliography

Featured Artist Daniel Arango / Curbs and Stoops / April 27, 2011

Matthew Zorpas Reports Daniel Arango / Un Noveau Ideal by Filep Motwary / August 3, 2010

RISD Grad Student Show is an artistic free-for-all / Providence Journal / May 29, 2010

School of Visual Arts Interior Design Newsletter / September 2005

School of Visual Arts Interior Design Newsletter / September 2004

Interview on September 11th Sculpture / Fox 5 News New York / September 2002

Honors, Awards and Grants

The Fountainhead Residency / Miami, FL / 2012 UPCOMING    http://fountainheadresidency.com/daniel_arango.html

The Fountainhead Residency / Miami, FL / May 2011

Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Nominee / 2010

RISD Graduate Trustee Scholarship / 2008

Best Thesis Winner / 2005

First Place Winner for Herman Miller Competition / 2003

Four Years Silas H. Rhodes Merit Chairman’s Scholarship / 2001