DAN SNOW

ART STUDIES

1969-1972 Pratt Institute, Art and Design, Brooklyn, NY.

CERTIFICATIONS

2010 Master Craftsman, Dry Stone Conservancy, Kentucky.
2001 Master Craftsman, Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.

AWARDS

2019 CT-ASLA Landscape Architectural Design, Merit Award, RKLA Studio Landscape Architecture, stonework by Dan Snow, Center Cemetery Columbarium Garden, Norfolk, CT.
2018 ASLA-NY Merit Award for Borderline Farm, RKLA Studio. Stonework by Dan Snow.
2014 Vermont Arts Council, Creation Grant.
1981 National Endowment for the Arts grant to study amphitheater construction.

PUBLISHED BOOKS

2018 The Solitary Stoneworker, Self-Published Print & Ebook, VT.
2008 Listening to Stone. Artisan, Workman Press, NYC.
2005 Stone Rising: The Work of Dan Snow. Film directed by Camilla Rockwell.
2001 In the Company of Stone. Artisan, Workman Press, NYC.

SELECTED PUBLIC ART PROJECTS & INSTALLATIONS

2018 Four Bowls Memorial, natural stone, Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, MA.
2017 Two environmental installations, Artist Residency, Arctic Hideaway, Norway.
2016 Ripple Effect, stone, stainless steel sculpture, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT.
2016 Finn Island, land art installation, granite, Landmark College, Putney, VT.
2015 Stone Clouds, cobbles & steel, Eyes on the Land, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT.
2015 Rock Springs, land art installation, local sandstone, Glenmorangie Distillery, Scotland, UK.
2013 Stone Arch Arbor, memorial, natural field stone, with slate plaque, Dummerston, VT.
2012 The Tarriance, granite and basalt, COCC, Bend, OR.
2011 Diamond Mines, dry laid fieldstone, TICKON Art Park, Tranekær, Langeland, Denmark.
2011 Wishing Wells, granite cobbles, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Helsinki, Finland.
2007 Birch Fortress, environmental art installation, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland.
1983 Amphitheater, granite, dry stone construction, baseball park seating, field bleachers, Brattleboro, VT.

SELECTED PRIVATE COMMISSIONS

2018 Stumpery, 20 fire-sculpted tree stumps, woodland fern and moss garden environment, Harrisville, NH.
2018 Starfire, single slab of mica schist, star-shaped carving to cradle fire, Brattleboro, VT.
2018 Slate Bauble, sculpture, red & green Vermont slate, Lexel adhesive, Dummerston, VT.
2017 Granite Jenga, sculpture, lattice style local granite, on cobble base, Dummerston, VT.
2016 Fire Circle Square, quartz boulders, flagstones, steel, firebowl and seating, Pomfret, VT.
2015 Cairn Twist, mica schist, dry stone cairn with spiraling projections, West Brattleboro, VT.
2013 Bedrock Barnacle, Quimby Mt. stone and local limestone, sculpture, Marlboro, VT.
2012 Stone Eye, local quarrystone, cemetery plot in the center of a dry stone sculpture, Morrisville, VT.
2010 Pinnotchi, sculpture, terraced gardens, quarried granite, cobbles and boulders from property, Haydenville, MA.
2009 Beauty Girl, carved marble and fieldstone dry stone construction, Greenwich, CT.
2007 Branching Walls, maze, dry stone construction, Cornwall, VT.
2006 Pyramid, stone seating and firepit, Dummerston, VT.
2005 Kingfisher, natural stone slabs, sculpture, twin staircases & viewing platform, Newfane, VT.
2003 Stone Boat, mica schist, dry stone construction, garden feature, Stratton, VT.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019 In Their Element: Jonathan Ebinger, Rodrigo Nava, Dan Snow, Outdoor Sculpture, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT.
2016 Sensing Place, essay & voice recording, The Clark, Williamstown, MA.
2015 Eyes on the Land, Stone Clouds sculpture, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT.
2011 Kerava Art Museum, Wishing Wells, granite cobbles; L.E.M, stone, steel, Helsinki, Finland.
2006 Spheris Gallery, Stone and Wood Environments, Bellows Falls, VT and Hanover, NH.
2003 Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Spirit & Vision installations, Brattleboro, VT.
1996 Dry stone wall installation, Our Town, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT.
1988 Dry stone wall installation, Sculptor and Architect: A Collaboration, Wellesley College Museum, Michael Singer, sculptor, Wellesley, MA.

SELECTED TEACHING, LECTURES AND ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2019 Northern Green, Artscaping in Dry Stone, Minneapolis, MN.
2018 - 2010 Workshop Instructor and Founding Director, The Stone Trust, Dummerston, VT.
2018 Film Screening: Stone Rising: The Work of Dan Snow, Q&A with director Camilla Rockwell, The Architecture & Design Film Series and Burlington City Arts.
2017 Fordypningsrommet Fleinvær, Arctic Hideaway, Artist Residency, Bodø, Norway.
2017 AARK, Artist Residency, Korpo, Turku Archipelago, Finland.
2017 The Cultural Landscape Foundation Garden Dialogues, South Londonderry, VT.
2016 Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons, Dry Stone Art in the Landscape, NY.
2015 Workshop & Lecture, Department of Art and History, Boise, ID.
2014 - 2009 Artist-in-residence, English Harbour Arts Center, Newfoundland, Canada.
2013 Lecture, Dry Stone Walling Techniques, Turtagrø, Norway.
2013 Guest lecturer, Department of Architecture, Keene State College, NH.
2012 Lecture, Stone and Art in Nature, ET Modern Gallery, NYC.
2011 Lecture and workshop, Green Mountain College.
2009 & 2007 Artist-in-residence, installation, Beach Art Museum, KSU, Manhattan, KS.
2009 & 2008 Re-creation of 1796 Town Livestock Pound, five workshops, Dummerston, VT.
2007 Instructor, Environmental Art Workshop, University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
2003 Fermentation, Lecture, Workshop and Seminar, Environmental Art, University of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.
2003 Lecture, Stone Unknown, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT.
1999 - Present Lecturer for numerous presentations on working with stone in the landscape, art-scaping, art-making, design and installation of land-made sculpture.

Despite the weight of the stone and the hours of intense physical labor involved in their construction, Dan’s creations always appear as if magically dreamed into existence. It’s a wonderful, and completely mind-boggling paradox.
— Michaela Harlow, artist, writer and garden designer