Dan Foley is a multi-disciplinary performance artist whose work inspires visceral responses to stunning visuals and gorgeous soundscapes. Foley’s work ranges from scoring, sound design and performance software engineering to pop music production and experimental lighting design.
A founding member of the Chicago performance art collective, BAATHHAUS, Foley has moved on to work with Steven Reker, NIC Kay, Netta Yerushalmy, KC Crow Maddux and Shea Couleé with work hosted by institutions including Brooklyn Academy of Music, BRIC Arts (NYC), Museum of Arts and Design (NYC), Abrons Art Center (NYC), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), DePaul Art Museum (Chicago), Vox Populi (Philadelphia), Salonathon (Chicago), Links Hall (Chicago), Pivot Arts (Chicago), Stargayzer (Austin), FOKL Center (Kansas City, KS) and invited as guest lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).
In addition to his work in the art world, Foley designs and develops websites for artists and creative professionals.
Foley received his MFA from the Performance and Interactive Media Arts program at Brooklyn College in 2018.
He is currently studying software engineering at Flatiron School.