Danielle Mužina


Master of Fine Arts in Painting, May 2016 
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Master of Arts in Studio Art, May 2014
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

Bachelor of Fine Arts (summa cum laude), May 2013
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
Departmental Honors in Fine Art

Selected Exhibitions


Pink Apocalypse (Solo Show), Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO


Pink Apocalypse (Solo Show), Georgetown College Galleries, Georgetown, KY. 


Dangerous Lullabies VI, Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL. 

12th National Juried Exhibition, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY

2020 National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY.

2020 Waterloo Annual Juried Exhibition, Waterloo Arts, Cleveland, OH. 

Greetings from Asbury Park, Western Center, Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Balance & Resilience, Chautauqua National Juried Group Show, EKU Giles Gallery, Richmond, KY.

A Generous Kingdom IV (National Juried Group Show), Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR

Made in Paint (Curated Group Show), Golden Artist Colors Gallery, New Berlin, NY.

In Conversation (Curated Group Show), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.

Launch, (Curated Group Show) Sutton Hylton Gallery, Bentonville, AR.

New Perspectives in Drawing and Painting, St. Louis Artists Guild, St. Louis, MO.


Use Other Door (National Juried Group Show), CORE Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV.

Truth and Consequences Chautauqua National Juried Group Show, Giles Gallery, Richmond, KY.

Parent Portraits (Group Show), Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY.

EMERGENT (Group Show), HeightsARTS, Cleveland Heights, OH.

Permeability (Solo Show), Miami University, Oxford, OH.

WACC 126th Annual Juried Exhibition (Juried Group Show), Women’s Art Club of Cincinnati Cultural Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Arrowmont 2019 Instructor Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

Still Life: An Our Women Before Us Interdisciplinary Project, Gibney Dance, New York, NY.

Loss, Redemption, Grace (National Juried Group Show), EDB4, Atlanta, GA.

Red (National Juried Group Show), Arts Iliana Gallery, Terre Haute, IN.


Come Together / Part of Something, Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, OH.

Hybridity, Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, IL.

31st Annual National Juried Exhibition, South Cobb Arts Alliance, Austell, GA

Fly the Coop, Rooms to Let Slavic Village, Cleveland, OH.

wildfireGOLD, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray, KY.

Magnum Opus XXIX International Juried Show, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA.

61st Chautauqua Annual Exhibition, Chautauqua Instituation, Chautauqua, NY.

Far and Wide, Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY.

Whatever I Am, You Did It. Belafonte Gallery, Murray KY.

Proof of Existence: An Exhibit of Work by Contemporary Artists of Bosnian and Balkan Origin, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, Western Kentuky University, Bowling Green, KY.


​Drawing From Perception VIII, Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

Blue, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.

A Generous Kingdom, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR.

So Much Between (Dual Show), Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY.

Nesting (Solo Show), ZAINA Gallery, Cleveland, OH.

Home Economics (Group Show), Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA.

Chautauqua School of Art Annual Exhibition (Group Show), Chautauqua, NY.

Don't Tap on the Glass (Pop Up Show), 2 Ames, Chautauqua, NY.

Crowded (Group Show), Linus Galleries, Long Beach, CA.


Chasing Ghosts, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR. 

Edinboro University Faculty Show, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro, PA.

Sense of Place (Group Show), Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA.


Interrupted (Group Show), Coburn Gallery, Ashand University, Ashland, OH.


Interior Dimensions (Group Show), Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs, Hot Springs, AR.


Re|Collections (Group Show), Hiestand Galleries, Oxford, OH


No Place: Like Home (Solo Show), Robert E. Lee Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, OH.



and the child draws another inscrutable house (Solo Show), Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH.


Body and Mind (Group Show), Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA. 

Word | Image | Object (Group Show), Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati, OH.

ART601 (Group Show), Oxford Community Arts Center, Oxford, OH.

Strategizing (National Juried Group Show), Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY.



Three Takes on Essence (Group Show), Indigo Gallery, Champaign, IL.

Graduate Art Exhibition (Group Show), Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL.



Figure it Out: Life Drawings (Group Show), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.

Silent Conversations (Solo Show), Werner Gallery, Delaware, OH.

Marks Made (Group Show), Ohio Wesleyan B.F.A. Show, Ross Art Museum, Delaware, OH.

Annual Spring Show (Juried Group Show), Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.



Unabridged (Group Show), Chashama Gallery, New York, NY.

New York Arts Program Fall Show (Group Show), NYAP Student Gallery, New York, NY.

Women Painting Women (Group Show), Werner Gallery, Delaware, OH.

Annual Spring Show (Juried Group Show), Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.



Drawings and Scribbles (Juried Group Show), Delaware City Arts, Delaware, OH.

Annual Spring Show (Juried Group Show), Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.



Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts Residency, New Berlin, NY.


Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY.

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT. 

Grants & Awards


Excellence in Teaching Award, Murray State University, Murray, KY.


Emerging Scholar Award, Murray State University, Murray, KY.

Merit Award, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY.

Art & Design Consultants Award, Women’s Art Club of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Artist Enrichment Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Louisville, KY.


Chautauqua Visual Arts Award, 61st Chautauqua Annual Exhibition, Chautauqua, NY.

1st Place Award, Magnum Opus XXIX, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA.

Research Circle Grant, College of Humanities & Fine Arts, MSU, Murray, KY.



Clark, Vicky A. “61st Annual Reveals ‘vitality and diversity of the arts.” The Chautauquan Daily, July 6, 2018.


Muzina, Danielle J. “Featured Artist: Danielle Muzina,” BlueStem Magazine. December 2016 Issue.


Mužina, Danielle J. “Introduction to the Artwork,” Carolina Quarterly. Fall 2015, Volume 65.1: 65-73.




2017-Present, Assistant Professor of Painting, Murray State University, Murray, KY.

2016-2017, Instructor of 2D Foundations, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA. 

2014-2016 Instructor of Record, Miami University, Oxford, OH


2014-2016 Teaching Assistant, Miami University, Oxford, OH


2013-2014 Instructor of Record, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.

Lectures & Workshops


Pink Apocalypse, Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY.


Maudlin Careers: Recontextualizing Women's Use of the Domestic Interior, SECAC Conference, Chattanooga, TN, 2019. 

Narrative Figure Painting Workshop, Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, 2019

Our Women Before Us Workshop, Movement Research, New York, NY.


Life Drawing Workshop, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY, 2018

Visiting Artist Lecture, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Poetry Reading, Golden Pond Planetarium, KY


Home/making, Artist Lecture, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA.


Other Relevant Experience

2016 Three Pines Studio Workshop with Ken Kewley


2014/15 Cullowhee Mountain Arts Workshops with Ken Kewley and Susan Lichtman, Cullowhee, NC.

2014 Jerusalem Studio School Summer Program with Catherine Kehoe, Civita Castellana, Italy.

2012 Studio Assistant for Erik Benson, Sangram Majumdar, and Lisa Corinne Davis, Brooklyn, NY. 


2012 Editorial Intern, Virginia Quarterly Review, Charlottesville, VA.


2010-2012 Gallery Intern, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland Ohio