Curriculum vitae


    Education / Residency

  • Japanese Textile Workshop Residency, Fujino Japan. Study of traditional textile and craft with Bryan Whitehead and Indigo dyer Noguchi

  • MFA Combined Media, Hunter College New York

  • BFA Painting, School of Visual Arts New York

    Exhibitions / Video Screenings
  • "Prayer Cocoon" Performance & solo exhibition at Voelker Orth Museum, Flushing, New York 2023

  • “Roots” Group exhibition of works by members of Textile Study Group of New York at El Barrio's Artspace PS109, New York 2023

  • "Connection" Juried exhibition at Ceres Gallery, New York 2023

  • “Faculty Show” in collaboration with M. Chasse and J. Moore. Fashion Institute of Technology Gallery, NY 2016

  • “Human Touch” Textile & concept exhibition at Terminal, Chelsea. Sponsored by Bernhardt Design. Wanted Design, NY 2014

  • “Aljira Benefit Auction Exhibition” at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ 2008

  • Video art screening "Pulsar" multimedia art festival. Caracas, Venezuela 2006

  • Video art screening "Stay Tuned" video exhibition at The Studio Gallery, NY 2004

  • Video art screening "Image fixe et plan fixe" at Immanence Paris, France and at Podewil Berlin, Germany 2003

  • Video screening "Bathe in Blue Light" music & performance event at Space Here NY 2000

  • Video screening "Video Night" video and performance event, Ida Lang Theater NY 1999

  • "Currency of the Assimilation" MFA Thesis exhibition, Time Square Gallery NY 1999

  • "Utopia and the Morning After" two person exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery NY 1995

    Workshops / Presentations 
  • Since 2014, organized and taught textile workshops for all ages at various locations. Notable workshop hosts includes Queens Botanical Garden and Queens Museum (2021)

  • Silk painting demonstration at Terminal, Chelsea as part of NY Design Week (2014)

    In Media / Publications

  • “Self-Portrait in Fabric” Interior Design, 2014

  • “In the Footsteps of Dani Song and Makoto Kishino” Intramuros, 2014

  • “Product Profile, Kishino and Song” Hospitality Design, 2014

  • “Human Touch”, Vogue Casa Brazil, August 2014

  • “Décor News” Elle Décor Italia, August 2014

  • “Xsilk” by Dani Song. Altered Couture, November 2012

  • “Fashion Below Belt”, Today Show: NBC network television news program segment featuring fashion from Xsilk Studio, October, 2012

  • “Taking in Videos” by W. Zimmer. The New York Times, May 23, 2004

  • “Stay Tuned” by M. Kucsera. Arts News, May 2004

  • “Video Art on Display...” by J. Sims. Records Review, May 2004

    Scholarships / Grants 
    • Queens Art Funds: New Work Grant awarded by NYFA Grant New York, 2023
    • City Artist Corp Grant, art activity program sponsored by City of New York, 2021
    • Sponsored textile arts residency at Japanese Textile Workshop Fujino, Japan, 2013 

    • Chairman's Merit Award. School of Visual Arts. New York, NY, 1991-94
    • Sarah Peter Scholarship. Moore Collage of Arts and Design Philadelphia, PA, 1990