2010: MFA Painting. University of Colorado; Boulder, CO
2004: BA History of Art. University of Illinois; Urbana-Champaign, IL
2012-2014: University of Denver/ Affiliate Faculty; Denver, CO
2011-Present: Metro State College of Denver/Affiliate Faculty; Denver,CO
2010-2012: Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design/Affiliate Faculty; Denver, CO
(Upcoming) Solo Show at David B Smith Gallery; Early 2017.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado; 2015. Curated by Mardee Goff and David Dadone.
"Any Way The Wind Blows" Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, Colorado; 2014. Curated by Daisy McGowan.
“Luvrz B H8rz” Rude Gallery at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design; 2014. Curated by Cortney Stell.
“The Manifold People” Yardartyard, Denver, Colorado; 2013. Curated by William Rumley.
“The Void is too Large If You Can Read This” Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado; 2013. Sol
“Shut Your Face Off” (As the Flying OHNO Twins with Alvin Gregorio) Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado; 2010-2011. Curated by Petra Sertic.
“Defunked/Refunked” Norlin Library, Boulder, Colorado; 2009.
"Bodacioussss" Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, Colorado; 2016-2017
"Bodacioussss 2.0" Dateline, Denver, Colorado; 2016-2017
Looking Forward Looking Back: Reflecting on 40 years of art in Colorado and its future. Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado; 2016. Curated by Kristen Beub.
"Leisure Studio" Leisure Gallery, Denver, Colorado;2015. Curated by Zach Reini
"Conscious and Unconscious: Subjects of the Real & Surreal" Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado; 2015. Curated by Kristen Beub.
"A Fine Line" Hyperlink/Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois; 2015.
"From Here And There" Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales; 2014.
“RE_Figuration” University of Toledo CVA, Toledo, Ohio; 2014. Curated by Greg Jones
"Super Human" Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado; 2014. Curated by Ivar Zeile and Nicki Maggiore.
“An Invisible Boundary” Redline, Denver, Colorado; 2013. Curated by Carmen Winant.
“Home/Land” Dar al-Kalima College, Bethlehem, Palestine; 2013. Curated by George Rivera.
“The Ironic Object” Redline, Denver, Colorado; 2013. Curated by Lanny DeVuono.
"Diptych America: Private Spaces/Public Places" Central Academy of Fine Arts (Building Seven, Seventh Floor Gallery) Beijing , China 2013. Curated by George Rivera.
“Material Engagements” Redline, Denver, Colorado; 2012. Curated by Harmony Hammond.
“High Tech, Low Tech, and Who Cares” (A collaborative installation with Alvin Gregorio) Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska; 2012. Curated by Michael Burton.
“Brace for Impact” Eggman and Walrus, Santa Fe, New Mexico; 2012. Curated by Evan Glassman.
“Apocalypse How” Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado; 2012.
“AU Exchange” Redline, Denver, Colorado; 2011. Curated by Cortney Stell.
“Big Draw Little Draw” Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado; 2011.
“Blink!” Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado; 2011. Curated by Jill Desmond.
“Ice Breaker 2.0” Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado; 2011. Curated by Tricia Robson.
“Shut Your Face Off” (A collaborative installation with Alvin Gregorio) Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado; 2010-2011. Curated by Petra Sertic.
“Street Art San Juan” El Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico; 2010. Curated by Alexis Figueroa.
“Stumbled Upon” UMC Gallery, Boulder, Colorado; 2010. Curated by Amber Cobb
“Objectophilia” Capsule (in conjunction with the Biennial of the Americas and the MCA Denver), Denver, Colorado; 2010. Curated by Lauri Lynx Murphy.
“Xiao Shan Xiao” Hunan Province Art Museum, Kai Feng, China; 2010.
“MFA 2010” CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado; 2010.
“IKNEWAMAN’S Light Show!” Marxhousen Gallery at Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska; 2010. Curated by Mathew Weedman.
“In the House of Your Tomorrows-Collaborations with Alvin Gregorio” Vertigo Art Space, Denver, Colorado; 2009.
“Defunked/Refunked” Norlin Library, Boulder, Colorado; 2009.
“DMB Ideas” Vertigo Art Space, Denver, Colorado; 2009.
"Twirling Dali’s Moustache” Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland, Colorado; 2009.
“Next” BECA Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana; 2009.
“Decadence and Assemblage” Vertigo Art Space, Denver, Colorado; 2009.
“Shall We Begin” IAO Projects, Salt Lake City, Utah; 2008-2009.
“The Worlds Smallest Art Fair” Anna Kustera Gallery, Chelsea, New York; 2008.
“33-Drawings…” Emporio Peroni, Condado, Puerto Rico; 2007-2008. Curator: Alexis Figueroa.
“Heckle and Jeckle,” performance, Salt Lake City, Utah; 2006.
“Documentation of Cuculidea” Burton Barr Public Library, Phoenix, Arizona; 2006.
“Cuculidae,” A Temporary Public Art Commission, Phoenix, Arizona; 2006.
“Trading Voices,” Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado; 2005. Jurors: Marilyn A Zeitlin and Dianne Perry Vanderlip.
“The Best of the West,” Icon, Phoenix, Arizona; 2005. Juror: David Cook.
“Drawing From Perception V,” Wright State University Art Gallery, Dayton, Ohio; 2004. Juror: Charles Cajori.
“The Wall,” performance, Champaign, Illinois; 2004.
“North American Sculpture Exhibition,” Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado; 2002. Juror: Donald Lipski.
Modern Art Blitz (Episode 6). Hosts Mat Gleason and Lisa Derrick. Guest with Orianna Small AKA Ashley Blue. http://modernartblitz.com/gallery/mab-episode-006/
New American Paintings #120, Open Studios Press; October, 2015. Noteworthy Artist, Juried by Evan Garza.
Review by Frances DeVuono. Sculpture Magazine. September, 2014.
“Matching Peyton Manning jerseys, but personalities of their own” by Ray Rinaldi. Denver Post. January, 2014.
“Two Headed Monsters”, by Susan Froyd. Westword. January, 2014.
“Donald Fodness: The Void is Too Large…”. Review by Michael Paglia. art ltd. Sept/Oct 2013.
“The Scheme of Things” by Susan Froyd. Westword. September, 2013.
“The Arts in Denver: 10 People to Watch in 2013” by Susan Froyd. Westword. January, 2013.
“Functional Art in the Shape of Odd-Looking Furniture”, edited by Lavinia. Yahoo! Homes, posted October 2012. <http://homes.yahoo.com/news/functional-art-shape-odd-looking-furniture-donald-fodness-090423863.html>
“Evaporating Ice Cubes Become 8 Bit Mario Cloud Animation”, The Creators Project by Holmes, Kevin. Posted October 2012. <http://thecreatorsproject.com/blog/evaporating-ice-cubes-become-8-bit-mario-cloud-animation>
“Studio Visit”, edited by Zevitas, Steven. Open Studios Press ,2012. Vol. 17. Reproduction p. 70-71.
“Best Museum Exhibit- Blink!”, Westord Best of Denver Awards; March, 2012.
“Surreal Oddities”, by Baugher, Krystal Fawn. Boulder Weekly; November, 2011.
“Fresh Art at Miami and Denver Airports”, by Baskas, Harriet. Posted August 2011. http://stuckattheairport.com/2011/08/06/fresh-art-at-miami-and-denver-airports/
“Alternating Currents”, by Paglia, Michael. Westword; April, 2011.
“A dazzling new exhibit”, by Ellingboe, Sonya. The Castle Rock News Press; March, 2011.
“CU-Boulder Faculty take part in electronic Denver Art Museum Exhibition”, by Klickstien, Mathew. Colorado Daily; March, 2011.
“Oneness through Chaos”, by Ware, Marisa. Boulder Weekly; October, 2010.
New American Paintings 15 years, edited by Lee, Jessica. Open Studios Press; February, 2010. Reproduction page 89.
New American Paintings #72, edited by Lee, Jessica. Open Studios Press; October, 2007. Reproduction page 57.
Found Polaroids, Bitner, Jason. Quack!Media; 2006.
“Temporary Projects on Display Downtown”, edited by Wilkison, Kristin. The Arizona Republic, March, 25, 2006. p.B-4.
“Best of the Mod, Mod West,” Mc Near, Clay. Phoenix New Times; November, 2005. Vol. 36, no. 44; p. 44. Reproduction.
“Artist’s Corner,” interviewed by Richardson, Katie. Buzz, August, 2004, p. 8.
MyARTSPACE>Blog ; interviewed bySherwin, Brian. myartspace.com. March, 2008.
Redline. Denver, Colorado. 2011-2013.
Lectures and Presentations:
Visiting Artist at the University of Denver 2016.
"Re Figuration" Visiting Artist at the University of Toledo, 2014.
“Provisional Painting” (panelist) Ice Cube Gallery; November, 2013.
Visiting Artist (w/ Alvin Gregorio) at The University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Department of Art and Art History; October, 2012.
“Shelter” (Panelist) for the Smithsonian exhibition “Design for the Other 90%” at Redline; July, 2011.
“Blink! Light, Sound & the Moving Image Lecture” at the Denver Art Museum; March, 2011.
“Dali and Me” for the “Twirling Dali’s Mustache” exhibit at the Loveland Art Museum; January, 2010.
The Untitled Art Show; Interviewed by Mike Keen and Erik Isaac, Episode 107. March, 2011. < http://untitledartshow.com/?p=1671>
The Untitled Art Show; Interviewed by Mike Keen and Erik Isaac, Episode 29. July, 2009. http://untitledartshow.com/?s=dmb
Art Related Professional Activities:
Founding member Hyperlink collective.
Board of Directors Art Plant. Denver, Colorado 2012-2014
Member of Artnauts collective. 2012-2014.
Member of FOHNO Twins. 2009-2014.
Member of DMB Collective. 2009-2014.
Founded of the Visiting Critic Program at Redline. Denver, Colorado 2013.
Exhibition Committee, Redline. Denver, Colorado 2011-2013
Board of Directors, Redline. Denver, Colorado 2012.
Owner, Co-Founder, and Co-operator of Showpen Residency- A live, work, and exhibition space for artists in the heart of Denver’s Santa Fe Art District