Dannielle Tegeder was born in Peekskill, NY. She received her BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase, and an MFA from The Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally in Paris, Houston, Los Angeles, Berlin, Chicago, and New York and has been the recipient of many residencies and grants, including Yaddo, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Smack Mellon Studio Program, and the Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Fellowship. Several of her works are in the Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and The Weatherspoon Museum of Art in Greensboro, NC. She has upcoming exhibitions at Johannes Vogt in New York City and Carrie Secrist Gallery in Chicago.