Faculty / School of Media, Culture & Design

Dahn Hiuni

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Graphic Design


Dahn Hiuni is a Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary artist. His work spans the fields of visual art, graphic design, theater, performance art and writing. Mr. Hiuni’s work has been presented at such New York venues as Soho Playhouse, P.S. 122, Franklin Furnace, Mixed Greens, Artists Space, Metro Pictures, Cooper Union and Thread Waxing Space. Other exhibition and performance venues include The Blank Theater, The Cleveland Performance Art Festival, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, The Art Gallery of Ontario and The Lancaster Museum of Art. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. As graphic designer, Mr. Hiuni’s clients have include Pearson Publishing, Clairol, Independent Productions Fund, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Present Theater Company, DanceTheatre David Earle and Roth Projects LA, among others, and his design, photography and illustration has appeared in the New York Times, the Huffington Post and Playbill. Mr. Hiuni is the recipient of a Major Artist Grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation and an an Excellence in Playwriting Award from the New York International Fringe Festival

Professor Hiuni has taught at Pratt Institute, School of Visual Arts, FIT, Hofstra, Bucknell, SUNY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, and at the National Theatre School of Canada. He holds an MFA in studio art and an interdisciplinary PhD (Art History/Art Education/Performance Studies), both from Penn State. He is adjunct professor of art at Woodbury University, UCLA Extension and Empire State College Online.

www.dahndesigns.com

Education

Ph.D., Art History/Art Education/Performance Studies, Penn State
M.F.A., Studio Art, Penn State