Stephen Daly

Stephen Daly

Austin, TX, United States

About Stephen Daly

Born on Governor's Island, NY on July 4, 1942. Early creative impulses led to music in the third grade. Studied classical flute until mid high school in Menlo Park, CA. when I began fine arts training. Married right after undergrad studies.

Academic career began right after grad school at Univ. of Minnesota then Humboldt State Univ. in northern CA and finally Univ of Texas at Austin.

Studio practice continues throughout the academic career.


B.A. in Art, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 1964

M.F.A. in Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1967


International Artist Residencies & Symposia:
-Can Serrat International Art Center/Barcelona, Spain/2008
-International Artist Residency/ Multicultural Center/Budapest/2006
-Forum Internacional de Escultura Ambiental/ CODEMA/Havana, Cuba/2000

Grants & Fellowships:
Grace Hill Milam Centennial Fellowship in the Arts/College of Fine Arts/University of Texas
-Foxworth Centennial Fellowship/College of Fine Arts/University of Texas at Austin
-Grace Hill Milan Centennial Fellowship in the Arts/COFA, UT Austin
-Comfort Tiffany Award in Sculpture/Tiffany Foundation/NYC,New York,
-Reinhart School Fellow in Sculpture/to the American Academy In Rome, Maryland Institute of Art/
-Prix de Rome (in sculpture)/American Academy in Rome, Italy


Solo Exhibitions
2015 “Drawings and Sculpture”/Gremillion Fine Art, Inc./Houston, Texas
2014 “Signals”/William Campbell Contemporary Art/Fort Worth, Texas
2013 “Drawing and Sculpture”/EFA Gallery/Angelo State University/San Angelo, Texas
2011 “Recent Works”/Gremillion Company and Fine Art, Inc./Houston, Texas
2008 “Drawing and Sculpture”/William Campbell Contemporary Art/Fort Worth, Texas
2002 “Synchronicity”/William Campbell Contemporary Art/Fort Worth, Texas
2002 “Between Drawing and Sculpture”/La Universidad Politecnica de Valencia/Spain (retrospective/catalogue)
1993 William Campbell Contemporary Art/Fort Worth, Texas
1991 Hooks-Epstein Galleries/Houston, Texas
1989 William Campbell Contemporary Art/Fort Worth, Texas 1988
McNay Art Museum/San Antonio, Texas (catalogue)
1987 William Campbell Contemporary Art/Fort Worth, Texas
1986 William Campbell Contemporary Art/Fort Worth, Texas
1985 Atrium Gallery, Amarillo Art Center/Amarillo, Texas
1985 Gallery Three, Amarillo Art Center/Amarillo, Texas

Invitational Exhibitions:
2016 34th Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Abilene Curatorial Affairs, Abilene,
TX, 2015-2018
“ImperiaArte”, International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Biblioteca
Ligorio,Liguria, Italy
2015 Outdoor Sculpture, Highland Park Museum, Highland Park, IL
2014 A Panoramic View: (TSG), Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
Due South/Galeria 409/Brownsville, Texas
2013 Summer Show/Gremillion Company and Fine Art, Inc./Dallas, Texas
In Depth/Art Car Museum (TSG & Texas Biennial)/Houston, Texas
2012 Chicago Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition,Lincoln Park/Chicago/2012-2013
2011 SNTX 2011Sculpture Exhibit/Meadows Gallery, Univ.of Texas/Tyler
Solid Substance/G Gallery/Houston, Texas
2010 Art in the Garden: Texas Uprising/San Antonio Botanical Garden,
San Antonio, Texas
2009 Art on the Green/Kemp Center, Wichita Falls, Texas
Peoples Gallery City Hall, 2009-2010/Austin City Hall/Austin, Texas
2008 El Paso Sculpture Invitational/Palm Desert, California
2007 A Way with Words/Galveston Art Center/Galveston, Texas
National Works on Paper Exhibition/Abercrombie Gallery/McNeese
State University/Lake Charles, Louisiana
2006 FAT (Fusion of Art & Technology)/Conley Gallery/California State
University/Fresno, California
Signals From/About Central Europe II/Central European Cultural
Institute/Budapest, Hungary
Group Invitational, Budapest Artist Residency/Keki Gallery/Budapest,
2005 Blue Star 20/Blue Star Contemporary Art Center/San Antonio, Texas
Three Dimensions/William Havu Gallery/Denver, Colorado
2004 Encounters/Midwestern State University/Wichita Falls, Texas
Texas Uprising/Blue Star Art Space/San Antonio, Texas
A Moment in the Making/Creative Research Laboratory/University of
Texas at Austin
2003 Texas Outside the Lines/Kipp Gallery/University of Pennsylvania/PA
43rd Annual Artist Invitational/Longview Museum of Fine Arts/Longview,
2002 Blue Star 17: Between Past and Future/Blue Star Art Space/San Antonio, Texas
Icons of Our Time/William Havu Gallery/Denver, Colorado
Mutamentum/Galleria via Larga/Florence, Italy
2001 Selections: Work From the ISC Board/Grounds for Sculpture/ New
2000 Forum Internacional de Escultura Ambiental Codema Havana, Cuba
(public art project for 16 international sculptors)
Drawing the Line/Ravel Fine Art/Austin, Texas
Go Figure: An Exhibition of Sculpture/Louisiana Place/Houston, Texas
1999 ISC Collection II/Wood Street Gallery/Chicago

Competitive Exhibitions:
2008 Hunting Art Prize Exhibition/Decorative Center/Houston, Texas
1995 North American Sculpture/Foothills Art Center/Golden, Colorado
1992 Deland National/Deland Museum/Deland, Florida
1986 A Question of Scale/Missoula Museum of the Arts/Missoula, Montana