Dan McCarthy was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1962. He studied painting and ceramics at the San Francisco Art Institute where he received his BFA in 1984, and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Recent solo exhibitions include “BirdPots” (Baldwin Gallery, Colorado, 2022), “Rainbow paintings & ceramics” (Rodolphe Janssen, Belgium, 2021), and “7 Bangers” (Anton Kern Gallery, New York, 2019). He has also exhibited works in group exhibitions, including “Show 1” (Airfield Gallery, New York, 2021), “Pacific Coast Ceramics” (Galeria Mascota, Colorado, 2020), and “36 Paintings” (Harper’s Books, New York, 2020). McCarthy’s works are held in many international public collections, including ICA Miami, the Aïshti Foundation, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.