Daniel Mirer was born in Brooklyn New York and received his BFA from Pratt Institute and his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. He has participated in artist programs such as the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Artists in the Marketplace of the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Starry Night Artist Residency and the Regional Central American & Caribbean Contemporary Art Forum in Honduras. He also received the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for photography.
Mirer has taught photography for more than 13 years at higher education institutions in the United States and in Europe, including Brooklyn College, the Fashion Institute of Technology, Tampere Polytechnic School of Art & Media in Tampere, Finland and at Webster University in Leiden, the Netherlands. Daniel Mirer is currently Assistant Professor of photography at Long Island University, Post
Critical essays that cite Mirer’s work and publications that have published his artwork include: Visualizing the City by Alan R. Marcus, Dietrich Neumann; Viajeros: North American Artist/Photographers Working in Cuba" (Lehigh University) by Ricardo Viera; Influence Magazine, “The City Without Qualities: Photography, Cinema, and Post-Apocalyptic Ruin” by Walead Beshty; Rethinking Disney: Private Control, Public Dimensions” By Mike Budd, Max H. Kirsch, CAA’s Art Journal, The New Yorker, and Fotograf #9 (portfolio of ten images reproduced in this magazine of photography and visual culture from the Czech Republic). Daniel Mirer’s work was also included in exhibition catalogs from the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and the Wexner Center for the Arts.
Mirer’s artwork is part of museum and institution collections including: the Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Dallas Contemporary Art Museum; the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts; Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska and Fidelity Investments in Boston.
Daniel Mirer is currently represented by Gallery Vassie in Amsterdam, the Netherlands