dani lopez is a textile artist working within weaving, embroidery, and textiles sculpture to explore queer desire, non-linear narratives, disidentifications, and femme identity. She received her MFA in Textiles from CCA. She has been featured in Hyperallergic, Surface Design Journal, and Other People’s Pixels. lopez has shown at Bedford Gallery, Minnesota Street Project, Bass & Reiner, Amos Eno Gallery, Collar Works, and the Frank Ratchye Project Space. Her work was recently exhibited in Queer Threads, curated by John Chaich, at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles. In 2022 she received The Money For Women Grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and a Puffin Grant for her project “3 Dykes Walk Into a Bar…”. She has taught Intro to Weaving at San Franciso State University. In early 2023, lopez attended the Penland School of Craft for their winter residency on a fellowship. lopez was recently named a Lucas Visual Art Fellow at Montalvo Art Center the summer of 2023. After spending most of her life in Oregon and trying to escape, she now lives in Oakland with her partner and their cat Spooky.