DAN SNOW

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

ART AWARDS, STONE STUDIES AND CERTIFICATIONS
2014 Vermont Arts Council, Creation Grant.
2013 - 2002 Standardization and Assessment (Examiner) Courses, Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.
2010 Master Craftsman Certificate, Dry Stone Conservancy.
2001 Master Craftsman Certificate, Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.
1998 Instructor Training Course, Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.
1981 National Endowment for the Arts grant to study amphitheater construction.
1972 Stonemason apprentice on 13th century castle restoration, Tuscany, Italy.

PUBLISHED BOOKS AND ARTICLES
2018 The Solitary Stoneworker, Self-Published Print & Ebook, VT.
2017 Environmental Art calendar, Lotus Publishing. February featured artist.
2016 Essay & voice recording, Imagined Woodland Fences at Stone Hill, Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill at the Lunder Center, The Clark, Williamstown, MA.
2014 Essay “On Environmental Art Making”, Space or Place, Aalto University, Aalto ARTS Books, Helsinki, Finland.
2012 Essays in “Gardening on Granite” with Gordon Hayward, Rice Mountain Publications, Walpole, NH.
2011 Reikä Avaruudessa – Hole in the Universe, Exhibit Catalog. Kerava Art Museum, Finland.
2008 Listening to Stone. Artisan, Workman Press, NYC.
2008 Stone's Flow, the past, and reshaped present, of New England's iconic stone walls, Boston Globe.
2006 Plains of Zylon, second prize, Write Action juried competition.
2003 In the Future of an Imagined Past, Brattleboro Museum of Art, Brattleboro, VT.
2001 In the Company of Stone. Artisan, Workman Press, NYC.

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS
2017 Pumpkin Seed featured, A Family Retreat, New Hampshire Home, Jan/Feb 2017.
2017 The Cultural Landscape Foundation, It Takes One, Featured Artist. Oct 2017.
2016 Great Ideas, Ripple Effect, Here in Hanover, Fall 2016.
2015 Rock Springs sculpture featured in Press & Journal, Telegraph, Scotsman, and in international advertising campaign for Glenmorangie Distillery. 
2014 - 2015 Diamond Mines sculpture featured in international advertising campaign for Glenmorangie Distillery.
2014 Swept up in Stone, Garden Design, Autumn 2014.
2005 Stone Rising: The Work of Dan Snow. Film. Directed by Camilla Rockwell.
2001 Building Beauty On the Boundaries, New York Times, August 2001.
1995 - present  Work featured in publications & interviews, incl. the New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Vermont Magazine, Vermont Life, Garden Design, national book reviews, NHPR & VPR.

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS & INSTALLATIONS
2016 Ripple Effect, dry stone and stainless steel sculpture, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT.
2016 Finn Island, land art installation, granite, Landmark College, Putney, VT.
2015 Rock Springs, land art installation, local sandstone, Glenmorangie Distillery, Scotland, UK.
2012 The Tarriance, granite and basalt, COCC, Bend, OR.
2011 Rock Rest, Dry laid stone, Vermont schist, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT.
2011 Diamond Mines, dry laid fieldstone, TICKON Art Park, Tranekær, Langeland, Denmark.

FINALIST FOR PUBLIC ART COMPETITIONS
2017 Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Art in State Buildings, Randolph, VT.
2017 Crofters' Memorial, ATLAS Arts & Staffin Community Trust, Isle of Skye, Scotland.
2015 Amphitheater, River Campus Project, Boise WaterShed, Boise, ID.
2015 Town of Brattleboro, NEA Our Town Grant, Brattleboro, VT.
2014 Municipal Golf Course, City of Palo Alto Public Art Program, Palo Alto, CA.
2014 Roundabout Sculpture, Arts District and Public Art Program, Breckenridge, CO.

INSTALLATIONS AND PROJECTS
2018 Slate Bauble, 1 meter in diameter, red and green slate, Lexel adhesive, Dummerston, VT.
2017 Red Right Returning, assemblage of painted stones on top of an in situ glacial erratic, 1.2 meter diameter x 1.2 meter, Fordypningsrommet Fleinvær, Sørvær, Norway.
2017 The Long Way West, labyrinth, gravel path, lined with seaweed, collected and pressed into the pathway, 7 meter diameter x .5 meter, Fordypningsrommet Fleinvær, Sørvær, Norway.
2017 Granite Jenga, sculpture, lattice style local granite, on cobble base, Dummerston, VT.
2017 Isosceles, triangle wall with step stones, Newfane, VT.
2017 - 2016 Fieldstone Fences, 3 Styles - Singling, Consumption, Boulder, Harrisville, NH.
2017 Stone Hollow, local boulders, slabs, latticework construction, Winhall, VT.
2017 - 2016 Centennial Stone Stairway, Green Mountain Camp, Dummerston, VT.
2016 Holy Well, natural spring alcove, Haydenville, MA.
2016 Well Cover Wall, stone garden fence and sculpture feature, Haydenville, MA.
2016 Lucy’s Place, memorial seating, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT.
2016 Ripple Effect, dry stone and stainless steel sculpture, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT.
2016 Finn Island, land art installation, granite, Landmark College, Putney, VT.
2016 Snow Fence Wall, fieldstone from property, Harrisville, NH.
2016 Fire Circle Square, quartz from property, Pomfret, VT.
2015 Cairn Twist, garden feature, Brattleboro, VT.
2015 Stone Clouds sculpture, cobbles & steel, Eyes on the Land, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT.
2015 Rock Springs, land art installation, local sandstone, Glenmorangie Distillery, Scotland, UK.
2015 Pumpkin Seed, vegetable garden enclosure, fieldstone from property, Harrisville, NH.
2014 - 2000 Stone installations, Garden Fence, Terrace Walls & Seating, Ruminator, Springfield, VT.
2014 Columbarium, 50 niche wall, Center Cemetery, Norfolk, CT.
2014 Field Walls, granite, Peterborough, NH.
2013 - 1981 Field and garden stone installations, Stone Globe, Newfane, VT.
2013 Stone Arch Arbor, natural field stone, Dummerston, VT.
2013 Millstone, corbelled natural stone, mica schist, Brattleboro, VT.
2013 - 1983 Foundation, Folly, Stone Boat, Leaf, Bedrock Barnacle, Marlboro, VT.
2013 - 2012 Zig-Zag, Dolmens, Shadow Box Wall, collaborations with Edward Tufte Sculpture Park, Woodbury, CT.
2013 Seating Wall, Hall Art Foundation, mica schist, Reading VT.
2013 - 1991 Stone garden walls, features, steps, terraces, Marlboro, VT.
2012 Garden wall re-construct and stone grotto, Newfane, VT.
2012 The Tarriance, granite and basalt, COCC, Bend, OR.
2012 Stone Shower Cairn, Walls, Steps and Terrace, Dummerston, VT.
2012 Stone Eye, dry laid stone, Morrisville, VT.
2011 Diamond Mines, dry laid fieldstone, TICKON Art Park, Tranekær, Langeland, Denmark.
2011 Wishing Wells, granite cobbles; Reikaa Avaruudessa, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Helsinki, Finland.
2011 L.E.M, stone and steel sculpture, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Helsinki, Finland.
2011 Rock Rest, Dry laid stone, Vermont schist, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT.
2011 Thorndike family memorial, natural stone and bronze. Dover, MA.
2010 River Mill Ruin, mill foundation reconception, Cold River Mill Ruin, Drewsville, NH.
2010 Pinnotchi, Sculpture and Terraced Gardens, Haydenville, MA.
2010 - 1980 Stone installations, Dummerston, VT.
2009 Beauty Girl, carved marble and fieldstone dry stone construction, Greenwich, CT.
2008 - 1987 Stone installations and sculptures, Walpole, NH.
2008 - 1995 Stone installations and sculptures, Black Mountain, Dummerston, VT.
2008 Waterfall Ball, Vermont Black Mountain granite, steel, adhesive, Dummerston, VT.
2008 - 2005 Sheep Fold, Stone Fences, Wardsboro, VT.
2008 - 2005 Asian Dry Garden, Stare Shrine, stone installations, Newfane, VT.
2008 - 2005 Environmental art installations, local stone and trees, Newfane, VT.
2008 - 1985 Stone installations, Winhall, VT.
2008 - 1976 Stone installations, Dummerston, VT.
2007 - 2002 Stone installations, Thrust Wall, Stile-sided Wall, Newfane, VT.
2007 Branching Walls, maze, dry stone construction, Cornwall, VT.
2007 - 2004 Secret Garden, Fire Circle, Halifax, VT.
2006 Pyramid, stone seating and firepit, Dummerston, VT.
2006 Cistern, Boulder Seat, Dummerston, VT.
2005 Kingfisher sculpture, Newfane, VT.
2003 Stone Boat, Stratton, VT.
2002 Knot Garden Wall, Dummerston, VT.
1994 Becton Dickinson Courtyard Garden, Michael Singer, sculptor, dry stone walls, Franklin Lakes, NJ.
1993 Woodland Garden, Michael Singer, sculptor, dry stone walls, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.
1992 Dry stone wall installation, “Sculptor and Architect: A Collaboration,” Wellesley College Museum, Michael Singer, sculptor, Wellesley, MA.
1982 Trail Bridge, Newfane, VT.
1982 Granite amphitheater, Brattleboro, VT.
1981 Boulder-topped Herb Garden Wall, Newfane, VT.
1980 - 1976 Numerous dry stone building foundations, retaining walls and fences.

ARTIST DIRECTOR & WORKSHOP COLLABORATIONS
2017 Dry stone features workshops with family in Skjåk and Veierland, Norway.
2014 - 2009 Serpent, Gear Box, Lithoskiff, Trident, Maze Wall, Wave Wall, Four Corners, dry stone constructions, English Harbour Arts Centre, Newfoundland, Canada.
2013 Outdoor kitchen and community space, dry stone workshop, Turtagrø, Norway.
2013 Featured artist, Vermont Flower Show, Craggy Stone Peak,  in collaboration with DSWA certified wallers, Essex, VT.
2009 Scholar Stones, dry stone sculpture, Beach Art Museum, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
2007 Birch Fortress, Dry Stone Environmental Art, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland.
2003 Stupa, group construction, temporary exhibition, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT.

EXHIBITIONS
2016 Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill at the Lunder Center, Woodland Fences at Stone Hill, essay & voice recording, The Clark, Williamstown, MA. 
2015 Stone Clouds sculpture, cobbles & steel, Eyes on the Land, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT.
2012 Authors of Dummerston Exhibit, Historical Society, Dummerston, VT.
2011 Kerava Art Museum, Wishing Wells, granite cobbles; L.E.M, stone, steel, Helsinki, Finland. 
2011 Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Rock Rest, Dry laid VT fieldstone, Brattleboro, VT.
2008 Art of Dummerston, sculpture, Boulder Curl, Historical Society, Dummerston, VT.
2008 Spheris Gallery, Group Show, Great River Arts Institute Instructors, Hanover, NH.
2007 & 2006 Stone Sculpture Tour, Great River Arts Institute, various installations, VT.
2007 Dummerston’s Own, sculpture, Bust of Shorty, Dummerston, VT.
2007 Stone sculpture installation, talk and tour, Cornwall, VT.
2006 Spheris Gallery, Sculpture, Stone and Wood Environments, Bellows Falls, VT and Hanover, NH.
2003 Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Spirit & Vision exhibition, In the Future of an Imagined Past, dry stone installations, Brattleboro, VT.
1996 Dry stone wall installation, “Our Town,” Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT.
1992 Dry stone wall installation, “Sculptor and Architect: A Collaboration,” Wellesley College Museum, Michael Singer, sculptor, Wellesley, MA.

TEACHING, LECTURES & ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2018 - 2010 Workshop Instructor and Founding Member of The Stone Trust, Dummerston, VT.
2018 Springfield Public Library(and Garden Club), Dry Stone Art in Nature, Springfield, 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, Artist Residency, Bodø, Norway.
2017 Artist Talk: Something from Nothing: Making Art With Available Resources, Korpo bibliotek, Korpo Finland.
2017 AARK, Artist Residency, Korpo, Turku Archipelago, Finland
2017 The Cultural Landscape Foundation Garden Dialogues 2017: Vermont Dialogue with Robin Key of RKLA Studio, Jul 15, 2017, South Londonderry, VT.
2016 Woodstock Garden Club, Dry Stone Art in Nature, Woodstock, VT.
2016 Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons, Dry Stone Art in the Landscape, Bridgehampton, NY.
2015 Workshop & Lecture, Department of Art and History, Boise, ID.
2014 Instructor, Woody Point Summer Arts stone workshop, Woody Point, Newfoundland, Canada.
2014 - 2009 Artist-in-residence, stone art workshops, English Harbour Arts Center, Newfoundland, Canada.
2014 Lecture NJ ASLA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ.
2014 Lecture, Garden Inspirations, Latchis Theatre, Brattleboro, VT.
2014 - 1999 Lecturer for numerous presentations on working with stone in the landscape, art-scaping, art-making, design and installation of land-made sculpture.
2014 - 2002 Examiner, twice yearly Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain Certification Exams.
2013 Lecture, Dry Stone Walling Techniques and screening of Stone Rising, Workshop, Turtagrø, Norway.
2013 Lecture, Working Stone, Vermont Flower Show, Essex, VT.
2013 Guest reader, Gardening on Granite, Gordon Hayward lecture at New Canaan, CT Nature Center.
2013 Guest lecturer, Department of Architecture, Keene State College, NH.
2012 Site visit & workshop/lecture with sculpture class, Faculty/Artist Paul Bowen, Marlboro College.
2012 Lecture, Stone and Art in Nature, ET Modern Gallery, NYC.
2011 Lecture and workshop, Green Mountain College.
2009 and 2007 Artist-in-residence, sculpture installation, Beach Art Museum, Landscape Architecture students, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
2008-2009 Re-creation of 1796 Town Livestock Pound, 44 participants, five workshops, Dummerston, VT.
2007 Instructor, two week-long Environmental Art Workshop, University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
2003 Fermentation, Workshop and Seminar in Environmental Art. University of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.
2003 Lecture, Stone Unknown, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT.

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