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Monday, April 2, 2018

Dan K. - King Gimp Gallery

King Gimp Studio

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September, 22 - October, 20 2020
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Dan Keplinger, King Gimp

Twenty years ago, the Oscar Award-winning film, “King Gimp,” leapt Towson University alumnus Dan Keplinger (BS'98 & '03/ MFA ’07), an artist with Cerebral Palsy, into the spotlight. In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, TU, in partnership with Towson Town Center, mount an exhibition of his work. Keplinger uses head gear to make his art in various mediums. He does not use voice technology to speak, but by the subject of his daily life and the objects of his daily existence, Keplinger uses his art to send a powerful message.

The Phyliss Kind Collection My Wheelchair's Ego A Story With No Words
2014 Mono Prints Original Screen Prints 2014 2014 Drawings
Drawings 2015 F Keeping Calm Paintings 2014
1990's Paintings

Through school Dan participated in many Art Department shows. In addition, his work was shown all across Maryland sponsored by Very Special Arts. In 1993 he was the Very Special Arts featured artist in their show at the U.B. Blake Cultural Center in Baltimore City. From 2000 to 2014, Dan is exclusively represented by the Phyllis Kind Gallery in SOHO, New York.
Dan had his first solo show in May of 2000. He has had work in several shows across the country including 2001-2002 eMotion Picture, An Exhibition of Orthopedics in Art. San Francisco, CA Herbst International Exhibition Hall at the San Francisco Presidio, Washington, DC Millennium Arts Center, Chicago, IL Chicago Cultural Center, New York, NY United Nations, United Cerebral Palsy Great Expressions art show 2000 and 2001, Towson and MD Sheppard Pratt Conference Center.

1 comment:

  1. as an artist myself you are truly an enigma , a star among the stars , such an inspiration when times are tough in my own life .