News, Events & Archives

Daniel Mayer has been nominated for the 2016 Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards, individual artist category.

Blown Cover exhibition

Current artists books exhibition at the Burton Barr Central Library

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    Exhibitor at the 6th Biennial Codex Book Fair

ASU’s “Impact Magazine” features major type and press donation that I facilitated.

ASU's Pyracantha Press and book arts studio receives major type and press donation.

ASU’s Pyracantha Press and book arts studio receives major type and press donation.

“ASU Now” features 30,000lb of type and Columbian press donation that I facilitated.

PBS’ “ArtBeat Nation” features my Phoenix Airport public art projects                                                          ArtBeat Nation, Season 2 Episode 25  Original Airdate: 2014-04-06

College Book Art Association artist profile, Spring 2014

ASU’s Graduate Printmaking Program ranks fifth in the country by US World News Report

“Best Letterpress Haven: Pyracantha Press”. The Press that I manage at ASU receives Phoenix New Times Best of 2013.

Glass Murals receive “Award of Merit for Art in Public Places” My glass murals at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport receives the “Award of Merit for Art in Public Places”, 33rd Valley Forward Environmental Excellence Awards. This achievement recognizes outstanding contributions to the physical environment of our local communities.

6-16-2013: This past weekend I attended the Public Art Network and Americans for the Arts 2013 Annual Convention in Pittsburg, PA. At the conference bookstore was the first release of "Franz Mayer of Munich: Architecture, Glass, Art", a comprehensive book on the world's foremost studio for mosaics and stained glass. Attached is a page-spread of my glass murals "Trace Elements" produced at Franz Mayer of Munich and installed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

6-16-2013: This past weekend I attended the Public Art Network and Americans for the Arts 2013 Annual Convention in Pittsburg, PA. At the conference bookstore was the first release of “Franz Mayer of Munich: Architecture, Glass, Art”, a comprehensive book on the world’s foremost studio for mosaics and stained glass. Attached is a page-spread of my glass murals “Trace Elements” produced at Franz Mayer of Munich and installed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

“Franz Mayer of Munich: Architecture, Glass, Art” Founded in 1847, Mayer of Munich is one of the world’s foremost studios for mosaics and stained glass. Dedicated to mostly the execution of contemporary projects for artists and architects worldwide, the book takes readers on a tour of the company’s long history, from its genesis as an ecclesiastical sculpture studio to the establishment of a stained glass department in 1860, mosaics in 1925, and documenting contemporary projects’ worldwide. I am pleased to have worked at Franz Mayer of Munich producing two large-scale signature public art projects for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. 6-16-2013

PHX Sky Train’s Public Art: Arizonan Culture through Collaboration  Arizona Commission on the Arts, Blog by Mimi Ringness.  9-1-2013  More by Daniel Mayer

News from Milan: Phoenix Airport terrazzo projects receive “2013 Job of the Year”         The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association just announced this years most prestigious award to Advance Terrazzo of Phoenix who fabricated the four PHX Sky Train projects. Train platforms include my design, Anne Coe, Daniel Martin Diaz and Fausto Fernandez  — Congratulations Team! A selection panel of terrazzo professionals and architects blind-juried this highly competitive process from a field of 52 submissions.                                   Please see pages 10 and 11.   5-8-2013

Terrazzo platform info sheet, Phoenix Sky Harbor Art Museum  5-19-2013

Glass mural info sheet, Phoenix Sky Harbor Art Program  5-19-2013

Glass and Terrazzo Fact Sheet from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program.   4-15-2013

Two new Public Art Projects open Monday, April 8th!  Join me for this tour!

“Art Beat” KAET Ch 8. Overview of Sky Train Artwork by Edward Lebow, Director of Public Art for the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Please view Sky Train Art: 2013-04-11

Press Release, Phoenix Office of Art and Culture, Sky Train Artwork Overview of six projects by five artists.

Slide show of Public Art Tour on 4-8-2013

Pyracantha Press donates latest publication “Moon Journey” to ASU Special Collections. 4-8-2013Rob Spindler, Dan Mayer and John Risseeuw in the ASU Special Collections. Photo Credit

Robert Spindler, Dan Mayer (Studio Manager for Pyracantha Press) & John Risseeuw          (L to R) in the ASU Special Collections.                Photo credit: Dreylon Vang.

More of my artists books can be viewed in these publications:

“500 Artists Books: Volumes 1 and 2”  ·  “Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings Structure and Forms”  ·  “1000 Artists Books: Exploring the Book as Art”