Daniel Mirer is a New York-based artist and photographer, was born in Brooklyn. He received his Bachelor of Fine Art from Pratt Institute and his Masters of Fine Art in Photography from the California Institute of the Arts. Mirer has participated in prestigious emerging artist programs including: the Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Artists in the Marketplace and the Regional Central American & Caribbean Contemporary Art Forum in Honduras. He also received the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for photography in 2002. Mirer has taught photography at institutions both in the United States and in Europe including Brooklyn College, Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Ohio State University and Ramapo College. Mirer was also a visiting lecturer at the Tampere Polytechnic School of Art & Media in Tampere, Finland. Daniel Mirer is currently teaching at Webster University, Leiden, Netherlands
Critical essays that cite and reproduced Daniel Mirer’s artwork include: “Visualizing the City” by Alan R. Marcus & Dietrich Neumann; A portfolio of ten images reproduced in Fotograf Magazine of photography and visual culture from the Czech Republic. The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, “Fresh Air: ACSA,” Philadelphia, PA, ”article by Judith Bing and Cathrine Veikos. Identity; Trademark, Logotypes and symbol, Writings by Lena Holger, Ingalill Holmberg Swedish National Museum of Fine Arts, Exhibition catalogue Stockholm 21.02-11.08 p. 270. “Six Notes on Vanishing” Wexner Center for the Arts, by Hal Foster; “Ft Ground. The Completist” Word Press. “Viajeros: North American Artist/Photographers Working in Cuba" Lehigh University, by Ricardo Viera. Six images had been reproduced in Influence Magazine, “The City Without Qualities: Photography, Cinema, and Post-Apocalyptic Ruin” by Walead Beshty; “Rethinking Disney: Private Control, Public Dimensions” By Mike Budd, Max H. Kirsch.
Select images appeared from the photographic series “ArchitorSpace” were published in CAA’s Art Journal, titled “Wishing Rooms”. Fifteen images from ArchitorSpace titled “ArchitorSpace, Via Cuba” were published in the winter issue of Art Journal accompanied by Mirer’s essay recounting his experience documenting the disappearing architectural sites of old Havana. “Why Asia?” Contemporary Asian and Asian American Art by Alice Yang. Daniel Mirer’s work was also included in exhibition catalogs from the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Curated by Chariotta Kotik, and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Daniel Mirer is currently represented by Gallery Vassie, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Mirer’s artwork is part of Museum and Institution collections; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas, Dallas Contemporary Art Museum, Dallas, Texas, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Edward Osowski, Houston, Texas, Linda Gordon, Mill Valley, California, Paul Laster & Renee Riccardo, New York, New York, Cathy Williard, Columbus, Ohio, Lee Lormand, Dallas, Texas, Stanley Light, Dallas, Texas, Jodi Shapiro, New York, New York, Dee Ann Ware, San Francisco, California, Alexandra Lesser, Columbus Ohio, Crowley Family, Cleveland, Ohio