Assistant Professor of Sculpture, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Aug 2017-present

Master of Fine Arts, University of Maryland College Park, MD, 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, NY, 2012

Concentration in Sculpture, Complement in Printmaking



2018 (upcoming) February : Two Artists | One Space, Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro, NC

(upcoming) December : Solo Exhibition, ArtSpace, Raleigh, NC

April-Dec : 2018 Salisbury Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Salisbury, NC

2017    October : Precision, 8th Annual Juried Exhibition, The A.D Gallery, UNC-Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

August-October, Faculty Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

August-October, That Was Epic, Collar Works, Troy, NY

July : Permanent Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD

June-October : 2017 North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show, Bennington, VT

May : Kingsborough Art Museum, Three Year Loan, Cuny Kingsborough, NY

May : Emerging Sculptors, The Strand Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY

2016 Nov(‘16)-March(‘17) Spaceship Earth, Solo Exhibition, Delaware Contemporary, DE

September : Academy 2016, CONNERSMITH fine art, DC

August:Structure(d) Observations, New Gallery for Contemporary Art, Woodbridge, VA

July : Youngblood 2016 : Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

July : Structure/Surface/Substance, Holtzman Gallery, Towson, MD

June : Drawing Board, Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

May : Rural Decay Almanac, Thesis Exhibition, Gallery at the University of Maryland

May : 2016 Foggy Bottom Sculpture Biennial, Foggy Bottom, DC

April: 20th Anniversary Alumni Show, Franconia as Casket Arts, MN

February/March: Homesteading, Solo Exhibition, Hamiltonian Gallery, DC

RBTL, CAA MFA Regional Exhibition, Katzen Arts Center, DC

Preparation as Practice, Laboratory Research Gallery, College Park, MD

2015 The Barn LAND&ART@MARC, Maryland Agricultural Resource Center, MD

Fellows Converge re:gift, Hamiltonian Gallery, DC

September: Gusset, Solo Exhibition,  VisArts, Rockville, MD

Sculpture Park Exhibition, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

June: Conjure, Solo Exhibition, Hillyer Arts Space, DC

April-May: Bricklayers, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

April-May: “Chassis”, Solo Exhibition, Hamiltonian Galley, DC

March-May: Midpoint Exhibition, STAMP Gallery, MD

2014 new. now. , featuring new Hamiltonian Fellows, Hamiltonian Gallery, DC

Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, NYC

CSA: 40 years of Community Sourced Art, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

Sadat Art For Peace Award Exhibition, Herman Maril Gallery, MD

2013   Reservoir, Herman Maril gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Maquette and Small Sculpture Show, Franconia at Casket, Minneapolis, MN

Open Door 8, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2012 2012 Exhibition, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN

Senior BFA Exhibition 2012, Myers Fine Arts, Plattsburgh, NY

Reverberation, ROTA Studio and Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY

Migrating Passerines II, Pouring Light Studios, Malone, NY

Clothesline Exhibition II, Myers Lobby Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY

Other People’s Lives, Solo Exhibition, Earlville Opera House Gallery, Earlville, NY

College Suites Exhibition, College Suites, Plattsburgh, NY

On Deck Skate Deck Art Show, Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga, NY

Excellence in Printmaking 2012, Washington Print Gallery, Silver Springs, MD

Renegade Show, Intercollegiate Iron Conference, Salem Art Works, NY

2011 Intern and Emerging Artist Exhibition, Salem Art Works, NY

The Line Exhibition, Prescott College Art Gallery, Prescott, AZ

2011 Kingston Sculpture Biennial, Kingston, NY

The Best of SUNY: Student Art Exhibition, SUNY Plaza, Albany NY

Studio 2011 Exhibition, Myers Lobby Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY

Clothesline Exhibition, Myers Lobby Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY

Migrating Passerines, Pouring Light Studios, Malone, NY

Inaugural Exhibition, ROTA Studio and Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY

Stoked 3 Skate Deck Art Show, Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY

Moose Goose Exhibition, Plattsburgh, NY

2010 Loft Diesel Exhibition, Plattsburgh, NY



Pollock Krasner Foundation Award, 2017/18, New York, NY

Upcoming: Open Studio Fellow, Franconia Sculpture Park, May, 2018

University of Maryland ARHU Thesis Grant, 2016

Hamiltonian Fellowship Award, Hamiltonian Gallery, DC 2015-16

University of Maryland ARHU Grant, 2015

Emergency Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Art, NY, 2015

Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY, 2014

John Dorsey Curatorial Prize, Herman Maril Gallery, University of Maryland, MD, 2014

University of Maryland College Park, ARHU Scholarship, MD, 2014-15

Sadat Art For Peace Award, University of Maryland, 2014

East Central Regional Arts Council McKnight Individual Artist Grant, MN, 2013

Forecast Public Art East Central Regional Arts Council Planning Grant, MN, 2013

Intern Artist Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN, 2012

Outstanding Student Award Nominee, International Sculpture Center, NY, 2012

Tony Papa Award, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 2012

College Auxiliary Services Travel Grant, funding to support exhibition at Earlville Opera House Gallery, 2012

Nina Winkle Internship Award, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 2010 – 2012

Nina Winkle Visual Arts Scholarship, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 2008 – 2012  





‘Spotlight On Dane Winkler : 2018 Open Studio Fellow” Franconia Sculpture Park Blog

2017 Exhibition Review: ‘Not Exactly what we were expecting” Times Union

‘Harford Comm. College Installs Tedder, a new sculpture” Baltimore Sun

2016    Exhibition Review: ‘Art Reveals a Historical side…’ by Macy Freeman Washington Post

Exhibition Review: ‘2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition’ UMD Art Gallery Blog

Exhibition Review: ‘Dane Winkler: Homesteading’ by Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper

Exhibition Review:  ‘In the galleries,...’ by Mark Jenkins Washington Post

Live Television Interview with Meagan Mooney of WUSA9

2015    ‘The Boys Are Back in Town, online interview with Franconia Sculpture Park Blog

Exhibition Review:  September Issue of Sculpture Magazine

Exhibition Review:  ‘In the galleries,...’ Mark Jenkins, Washington Post

Exhibition Review:  ‘In the galleries, Inspired by their homelands and beyond’ Mark Jenkins, Washington Post

Exhibition Review:‘brick by brick, dark history emerges’ Mark Jenkins Washington Post

2014 Exhibition Review:  ‘new. now.’ at Hamiltonian, by Michael O’Sullivan Washington Post

Exhibition Review:  ‘An Artistic Playground Lies in Long Island City”, by Tess Mcrae, Queens Chronicle

Exhibition Review:  ‘Photos: Socrates Park’, by Scott Lynch, Gothamist

Art Review: 'CSA: Forty Years of Community-Sourced Art', by Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post

2013 Forecast Public Art Grant Interview and video, by Lucas Langworthy, Shafer, MN

2012 Students’ Work Selected for Exhibition, Cardinal Points, Plattsburgh, NY

2011 Solution for My Father, Zplatt literary magazine, Plattsburgh, NY

North Country Literary Magazine, Potsdam, NY

SUNY Online Visual Artist Series



Sculpture Park Manager, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY, 2016-2017

Instructor of Record, Elements of Sculpture, Steel (intro and advanced), University of Maryland, 2015-16

Instructor of Record, Three-Dimensional Art Fundamentals, University of Maryland, 2014-15

Instructor of Record, Wood and Mixed Media Sculpture (intro and advanced), University of Maryland, 2014

Artist Assistant, Foon Sham, MD/VA, 2014-17

Teaching Assistant in Steel and Wood Sculpture, University of Maryland, 2013-2014

Artist Assistant, John Hock, Shafer, MN, 2013

Assistant Site Manager, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN, 2012 – 2013

Teaching Assistant in Sculpture, Plattsburgh, NY, 2010 - 2012

Artist Assistant, Drew Goerlitz, Peru, NY, 2010 – 2012

Studio Technician, Sculpture Studio, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 2010 – 2012

Intern Artist, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY, 2011

Shop Technician, 518 Prints and Screen-Printing, Sand Lake, NY, 2010 – 2011



Artist Lecture, The Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, 2017

Artist Lecture, ‘Spaceship Earth’ The Delaware Contemporary, DE, 2016

Artist Lecture, Foggy Bottom Sculpture Biennial, DC, 2016

Artist Lecture, ‘Homesteading’ Hamiltonian Gallery, DC, 2016

Artist Lecture, ‘Gusset’, Visarts, Rockville, MD, 2015

Artist Lecture, ‘Conjure’, Hillyer Art Space, DC, 2015

Presenting Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, MN, 2015

Artist Lecture, ‘Chassis’, Hamiltonian Gallery, DC, 2015

Artist Lecture, ‘new. now’, Hamiltonian Gallery, DC, 2014

Artist Lecture, CSA: 40 years of Community Sourced Art, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

Artist Lecture, 3-D Symposium, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN, 2012

Thesis Presentation and Artist Lecture, BFA Exhibition, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 2012

Participating Artist, Aluminum, Bronze, & Iron Pour, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 2008 - 2012

Artist Lecture, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY, 2011

Visiting Artist, Intercollegiate Iron Pour, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY, 2010 and 2011

Artist Lecture, Averill Park High School, Averill Park, NY, 2010

Artist Lecture, Introduction to Printmaking course, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 2010




Interview after awarded the Forecast Public Art East Central Regional Arts Council grant.