A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.
A silhouette of a person against a blue background.

Dean M Daderko

Program Mentor


BFA, 1994, Tyler School of the Arts, Philadelphia. Concurrent Position: Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (2010). Exhibitions: Parallel Practices: Joan Jonas & Gina Pane, 2013; LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS," 2013; Double Life, 2014 (Jerome Bel, Wu Tsang and Haegue Yang); More Real Than Reality Itself, 2014 (andrea geyer, Camille Henrot, Laure Prouvost and A.L. Steiner); MPA: THE INTERVIEW: Red, Red Future, 2016; A Traveling Show, 2017 (Matt Keegan and Kay Rosen). Publications: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston exhibition catalogues; ILL SUNS: A Conversation with Arthur Jafa and Sondra Perry, Mousse, 2017. Awards: Curatorial Research Fellowship, French American Cultural Exchange 2008-09; Curator of the Americas-In-Residence, Fonderie Darling, Montreal, Quebec, 2010.


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