Garrett Daniells is an arts professional specializing in building, design, and installation.
He has over a decade of experience as a neon technician for signs and artwork. He has worked as an art handler at the Manetti Shrem Museum for two years and also works independently in the Bay Area and Central Valley in project management and installation of public and commercial art commissions.
He works with wood, metal, glass, and foam as well as electrical and construction design through CAD.
Self-Employment, Various Locations, CA
Construction, fabrication, installation, and preparator work for various companies and organizations including UBER(SF), UNIQLO(SF), Kaiser Permanente (SF and Roseville), Facebook(Fremont), Di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art(Napa), LH Horton Gallery(Stockton), Transmission Gallery(Oakland), Skull Island Art & Fabrication(Nevada City), Minerva Company(Nevada City), One Hat One Hand(SF), and individual artists(Bay Area). Materials using Wood, Metal, Plastics, Glass, High and low voltage electricity, Audio/Video.
Manetti-Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA
Preparation and installation of modern and contemporary works in a museum setting. Fabrication of displays including multimedia and non-traditional works. Packaging and shipping artworks.
Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
Maintenance and management of grounds, collections assistant, preparator.
C.R. Glow Custom Neon, Stockton, CA
Custom fabrication, site-specific installation, Vintage Sign Restoration. Metal fabrication. Building Wooden crates for Shipping and receiving Fragile material.
The Garage on The Grove, in//between, collaboration with Derrick Allard, October 2019
Elsie May Goodwin Gallery, gentlefriction, artist of the month of July 2019
THANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOU, desert.cornucopia, Axis Gallery, 2018
The Revolution will be DIY, desert.cornucopia installation, 2018
Reality Pop-Up, Black & White photo show, 2015
Grizzly Rock Cafe, Pop-up Craft Fair, 2014
Reality Pop-Up, G & M incorporated present “Street” art (show), 2014
Reality Pop-Up, f/2.09 Photo Collective presents “Collaboratus”, 2013
Reality Pop-Up, 6x6 show, 2013
Reality Pop-Up, ALTERNATIVE MEDIUM SHOW, 2013
Reality Pop-Up, f/2.09 Show, 2013
Reality Pop-Up, Stocktonia, 2013
Reality Pop-Up, White & Black, 2013
Plea For Peace Center, Stockton Aesthetic Initiative Show, 2012
Collide Festival, Weber Point, Stockton, CA, 2019
Park(ing) day Stockton, blank wall installation, 2018
Park(ing) day Stockton, desert.cornucopia installation, 2017
Beacon: Sacramento, video projection project, 2017
Sacramento Mural Festival, Artist-assistant for Andrew Schoultz, Sacramento, CA, 2016
MOMENTUM: 2016, organized a series of murals in downtown Stockton, 2016
STOCKMARKET, organizing assistant, sound engineer, stage manager, 2015-present
The 207, DIY music venue, owner/operator, 2014-2015
InstaMeet 3: ARTS & Culture, curator/organizer, 2014
Reality Pop-Ups, DIY art exhibits, curator/organizer/installer, 2012-2015
Boards & Commissions
Stockton Arts Commission, Commissioner, January 2018-February 2019
Placeholder Magazine, Board of Directors, Chairman, January 2017-present
Sandhill Crane Festival, Lodi, CA, November 3, 2017
Public Art Discussion, The Art Lab, Stockton, CA, October 16, 2017
Max Mondo Neon, “Tackling Installs and Best Lessons Learned with Neon Artist Garrett Daniells” Mondo Neon Podcast, August 2019
Melanie Curry, Minerva Perez and Roger Rudick, “Park(ing) day in California” Streets Blog CAL, September 18, 2017
Nuntida Sisivat, “Colors of Stockton” Pulse 209, Winter 2016
Lori Gilbert, “Well Deserved Honors” Stockton Record, October 8, 2016.
Allison Joy, “Stockton Unlocked” Comstock’s Magazine, August 2016.
Micheal Fitzgerald, “Bright Idea: Neon Preservation” Stockton Record, August 6, 2016.
Micheal Fitzgerald, “City History Writ in Light” Stockton Record, January 17, 2015.
Findrangers Camera Club #12, 2017
Placeholder Magazine, 2013-present
f/2.09 Collective Zine, 2012-2013
Awards & Grants
Stockton Arts Commission Comet Award, 2016
Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, 2016
California State Legislature Certificate of Recognition, 2016
San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Certificate of Recognition, 2016
City of Stockton Certificate of Recognition, 2016
Stockton Arts Commission Grant for “MOMENTUM”, 2016