Ann Burke Daly is an American installation artist, recently awarded an Artist Residency at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY (2018). Her work has been written about and published in Artforum, Artpress International, The Los Angeles Times, Cabinet Magazine, World Art Magazine, and PAJ/Performing Arts Journal.  Daly earned an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Art and is an alum of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (ISP), NYC. Daly has exhibited internationally including Uppsala KonstMuseum, George Eastman Museum, The Alternative Museum, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, White Columns, Exit Art, The Drawing Center, LaCentrale Galerie Powerhouse Montreal, LAMAG, Bard CCS, the Loeb Museum, Susan Stein Shiva Theater, and in the collective project “The Anthology of Art” at Centre Pompidou Paris, Museum fur Neue Kunst-ZKM, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, and Kunst und Austellungshalle der BRD, Bonn in Germany.

In 2019, Daly was invited by UCLM | Universidad De Castilla–LaMancha, Cuenca Spain, Facultad de Bellas Artes to give a Conference Half-Life | Vida-Media: Obra Reciente Ann Burke Daly, including a screening of Script: Franco is Still Dead (14:15), created by Daly in collaboration with Álvaro Marcos, a musician-writer from Madrid Spain's diy music scene. Script: Franco is Still Dead —an immersive multi-channel sound and video installation converted to single channel video for screening—was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in 2017 through an interdisciplinary arts initiative. Also in 2019, Daly's recent work was featured in the culture section of Spain national news outlet El Pais. Daly was awarded a 2017 and 2016 Artist Residency at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), and was a Visiting Artist at The American Academy in Rome (AAR) in 2015. From 2013–2015 she was a visiting faculty member at CUNY, the City University of New York. Her recent artist photobooks Drafts: Letters Unsent, and Box of Fiction, were published by ROMAN NVMERALS Books of Brooklyn, NY, and were acquired by the Watson Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY and the Museum of Modern Art Library, NY.

Ann Burke Daly’s installations consist of video, sound, photographs, objects, drawing, performance, narration, and writing. She was born in the US in the 1960s, and has lived for several years of the past decade in Madrid, Spain. For over twenty-five years she has lived on the US East Coast, in New York. Photo: Daly by Daly, 2019, Madrid Spain.


Ann Burke Daly Studio thanks these Institutions for recent project support, financial or in-kind: 
UCLM | Universidad De Castilla–LaMancha, Spain; Facultad de Bellas Artes de Cuenca Spain; Visiting Artist Conference, 2019, Half-Life|Vida-Media (A Forensics of Plain Sight): Ann Burke Daly Obra Reciente  •  Brumario; Daly's 2019-2020 Half-Life is created in association with this Madrid cultural organization • Yaddo Corporation; Artist Residency, March–April 2018  •  Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Interdisciplinary Arts Grant  and  Residency  2017,  Vassar  College •  Frances Lehman Loeb Museum: Other People's Pictures Exhibition, 2017  Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art | MASS MoCA Studios; Artist Residency 2017 + 2016 Creative Capital; published in "On Our Radar", 2016 + 2017 •  Puffin Foundation; Grant 2016    American Academy in Rome; Visiting Artist 2015 • Fall Line Press; Collaborative Residency, Photography, 2018 • LMCC Lower Manhattan Cultural Council + Creative Capital; Artists Summer Institute, 2015  •  unFramed + Susan Stein Shiva Theater; Performance-Event Sponsors: Conversations & Specters, 2016 Women Make Movies; Fiscal Sponsor, NYSCA film and video competition 2019  • ROMAN NVMERALS Books; Published Volumes  XVII + LVII, 2016, and Limited Edition Print 2017 Vassar College; Visiting Artist, Politics of Memory Seminar, 2017 + Media Studies Program, 2015 + 2016   CUNY, City University of New York, Visiting Faculty, 2015–2013

The Studio is grateful to many individuals for participation, assistance, and dialogue. Photo Information—Script: Franco is Still Dead (multi-channel sound and video installation 2017)—by Ann Burke Daly, visual artist, NY + Álvaro Marcos, musician-writer, Madrid ES diy music scene. Installation Photo by Karl Rabe AULA Performance Space,Vassar, NY.


For more information about Ann's work, contact the studio here.  Some reviews and exhibition ephemera can be found on this site: reviews & publications and on You can find Ann on Instagram.

Contact Section photo info and descriptions: Left–Studio installation maquette for HALF-LIFE | VIDA-MEDIA (A Forensics of Plain Sight); SITE1C, Madrid Spain Studio June 2019.  |  Below—(left to right) Fig.1, a spread from Daly's ROMAN NUMERALS artist photobook Box of Fiction  |  Fig.2, exhibition installation of Daly's The Automaton Olympia Reflects, Video and Sound Sculpture, 1998 (New York exhibition What do you think you're doing, Dave?) |  Fig.3 –photobook editing for Daly's ROMAN NVMERALS volumes Drafts, Letters Unsent, and Box of Fiction, in the New York Studio  |  Fig.4–Daly performatively photographing SITE1C in Madrid for HALF-LIFE | VIDA-MEDIA.  Photo Credits: FIG.4 Photo by EQUIPO MAAD (Madrid), Spain, 12/2018. Other photos by Daly.

Homepage Photo–Artist Ann Burke Daly performing photography for project HALF-LIFE | VIDA-MEDIA (A Forensics of Plain Sight); SITE3P, Madrid Spain. Photo by EQUIPO MAAD (Madrid), Spain, 07/2019.

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