Daniel Shea is an artist based in New York City working in the mediums of photography, installation, and sculpture. His work explores mythology, fiction and history set against a backdrop of post-industrial ruins and detritus. He published his first monograph, Blisner, Ill., in conjunction with a long-term residency at Columbia College Chicago and is scheduled to release the follow-up book through fourteen-nineteen books in 2014. He has exhibited recently at The DePaul Art Museum, The Museo de Arte Acarigua-Araure, Venezuela, MDW Art Fair, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Asia Society in Beijing, and LVL3 Gallery, among others. He does commissioned portraits and stories for international magazines and works as an adjunct professor of photography at The Maryland Institute College of Art. He received his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is represented by Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago.