Daniel Kukla lives and works in New York City
(b) 1983 U.S.A.


2007-2008 full-time program International Center of Photography, New York, NY

2002-2007 Honors Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto, Majors in Evolutionary Ecology, Biology, and Evolutionary Human Anatomy


Man Eater (solo), Empty Circle, Brooklyn, New York
High Spark, YaPhoto, Yaounde, Cameroon
Under The Perfect Canopy, Nagoya, Japan

Hot Water / PlasticoFantastico Art Collective, National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, Nassau
Invisible Landscape, Stand 4 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Summer Salon, Gallery 1/1 Seattle, WA
Reflect, Daniel Cooney Gallery, New York, NY
Phantasmagoria, HopScotch, Local Projects, New York, NY

Hot Topic, Gallery 1/1 Seattle, WA
Glacial Rebound, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Trazo Desconocido, Pill Box Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
High Spark, EXIT: Cartografía de la Creatividad, Museo de Arte de Sinaloa, Culican, Mexico

24 Mirrors in The Sun, installation piece, Governors Island Art Fair, New York, NY
High Spark, The Aperture Foundation, New York, NY
High Spark, The Santorini Biennale, Santorini, Greece
The Fair Grounds, Blog re-Blog, Austin Center for Photography, Austin, TX

Edge Effect, Photofusion Photography Centre, London, UK
Edge Effect, Neubacher Shor Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
The Fair Grounds, Blog re-Blog, Signal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Glacial Rebound, Visualized Truth, Ramybes Gallery, Palanga, Lithuania

Captive Landscapes, Hackney Picture House, London, UK
Edge Effect, Looking at the Land, RISD Museum of Art, Rhode Island
Captive Landscapes, (solo) Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, IN
Glacial Rebound, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Edge Effect, International Multimedia Art Festival, New Zero Art Space, Yangon, Myanmar
Alex, The Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality, San Francisco, CA
Glacial Rebound, Siauliai Art Gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania
Cold Traveling, Garland and Ford Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Canada
Captive Landscapes, (solo) SRO Gallery, Lubbock, TX

Glacial Rebound, Milk Gallery, New York, NY
Captive Landscapes , BLOWUP! Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia
El Altiplano, Nature Within, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
Captive Landscapes ASA Collective, NOMAD Gallery, London, UK
Emergence, Wa Projects 25 Central Park West Gallery, New York, NY
Alex, for The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at the SoFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN
The Fairgrounds, Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards, White Box Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Oil Palm, with Magnum Foundation, 25 Central Park West Gallery, New York, NY
Captive Landscapes, 2902 Gallery, Singapore International Photography Festival
Nature Within, 25 Central Park West Gallery, New York, NY
What We Saw: Dialects, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Re-Visioning Transport, permanent photo installation, NYC Dept. of Transportation HQ New York, NY

What We Saw, Pingyao Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
Reflections, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Plates on Bowls, Installation, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada


Artist Feature, Artron China
Field Notes from the Brazilian Amazon, New Yorker Magazine, Instagram Takeover, December/January

Artist Feature, Discover the New Topography of Landscape, Time Magazine LightBox
Coal Trains, High Country News
High Spark, Wired Magazine
Artist Feature, Voyage Into Ice, University of Toronto Magazine, winter issue

Edge Effect, Lenscratch
Photographers, Scientists Take Over ICP Instagram Account for Climate Change, Wall Street Journal
Artist Feature, FLOAT Magazine, Issue 1
Captive Landscapes, Wired Magazine
Edge Effect, Feature Shoot

Edge Effect, It's Nice That Annual
Edge Effect, Magenta Flash Forward 2013 Catalogue
Edge Effect, Raise Magazine

Artist Residency Feature, PDN Magazine
Artist Feature, Looking at the Land From the Comfort of Home, Time Magazine LightBox
Captive Landscapes, Huffington Post
Edge Effect, Juxtapoz Magazine
Edge Effect, Esquire, Russia
Edge Effect, The Daily Mail, UK
Edge Effect, Spiegel, Germany
Edge Effect, La Repubblica, Italy
Edge Effect, Baumeister Magazine, Germany
Edge Effect, Guernica Magazine
Glacial Rebound, Planet Magazine
Edge Effect, American Photo
Edge Effect, New York Times Len’s Blog
Captive Landscapes, PowerHouse Blog
Captive Landscapes, Hunger Magazine
Edge Effect, UA Magazine
Captive Landscapes, Troika Editions, UK
Captive Landscapes, Feature Shoot
Edge Effect, Los Angeles Camera Club
Captive Landscapes, Planet Magazine

Captive Landscapes, featured artist Cohabitaire by Ingrid Schroder

Captive Landscapes, featured artist, On Earth Magazine
Captive Landscapes, Holding places by Emily Carter, Culture Hall
Oil Palm, Borneo, series featured in Discover Magazine
Lamina, featured in Entasis Literary Magazine, Vol. 1
Alex, featured on National Public Radio’s program on Latina Suicide
The Fairgrounds, featured in University of Toronto Magazine


Finalist, Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, 2016
Rockefeller Brothers Grant for work relating to climate change 2014/2015
Winner of Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Exchange 2013
Finalist for Terry O'Neill Award 2013
Finalist for Hyeres Photography Festival 2012
Descubrimientos PHE, PhotoEspana, Madrid, Spain 2010



BOXO Projects, Joshua Tree National Park, CA, October 2017
Artist In Residence, Saguaro National Park, AZ, February 2017
LabVerde, Brazilian Amazon, September 2016
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), North Adams, MA, January 2016
Rockefeller Brothers Fund at the Pocantico Estate, Sleepy Hollow, NY, July/August 2015
Plastic(o) Fantastic(o) artist collective invitation for residency, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, May 2015
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, scholarship to study sculpture and digital processes, Snowmass, CO, June 2015
The Arctic Circle Residency, Svalbard, Norway, October 2014
The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL, September 2014
Maria K Almeida Braga D'Alo Residency, Nassau, Bahamas, April 2014
Artist in Residence at Joshua Tree National Park, CA, March 2012


Williams College Museum of Art
The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
NYC Department of Transportation
United States National Park Service: Joshua Tree NP & Saguaro NP