Dan Jian b. 1986 - Is a visual artist who works across painting, drawing, and animation. Originally from the mountain region of Hubei, China, Dan Jian came to the United States at the age of nineteen. She received her BFA from Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University and an MFA from The Ohio State University in 2016. Dan is an assistant professor of Art at Texas Christian University while maintaining an ongoing studio practice at Fort Worth, Texas.
Dan's solo and group shows have been exhibited nationally across the US and internationally in China, Italy, and Korea. In addition to many awards, grants, and endorsements, Dan is also a residency alumnus of Ragdale Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Finalist for the Don Bachardy Fellowship in London, UK.