1989-91 SAS Printmaking, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

1983-86 BA Hons in Fine Art (Painting), Saint Martins School of Art, London

1981-83 DATEC in Art & Design, Chelsea School of Art, London Solo Exhibitions:2015Anima, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, UK2014Painter, Painter: Dan Perfect, Fiona Rae, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, UK, Southampton City Art Gallery, UK (Catalogue)

2010 Dan Perfect: Dæmonology, Karsten Schubert, London, UK (Catalogue; text by John-Paul Stonard)

2008 Dan Perfect: Paintings & Drawings, Road Agent, Dallas, USA

2008 Dan Perfect: Drawings, One in the Other, London, UK

2008 Dan Perfect: Paintings, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK (Catalogue; texts by Martin Herbert and Simon Wallis)

2006 Dan Perfect, One in the Other, London, UK

2003 Perfect Drawings, Karsten Schubert, London, UK

2001 Floating Islands, Habitat, London, UK Selected Group Exhibitions:

2014Prophetic Diagrams II, Cheymore Gallery, New York
246th Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, (Catalogue)

2013Here we go, Part 2: Volume, Karsten Schubert, LondonSummer Salon Show, Lion & Lamb, London

2012London Twelve, City Gallery Prague, Czech Republic (Catalogue) John Moores

2012, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (Catalogue) Prophetic Diagrams, George & Jorgen, London

2011 Saatchi Gallery in Adelaide: British Art Now, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, AU. (Catalogue; texts by Patricia Ellis, Jane Messenger and Maria Zagala)

2011 New Wave: British Art Today, Etemad Gallery, Dubai, UAE 2010 Newspeak: British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (Catalogue; text by Patricia Ellis)2010 Ridinghouse Benefit, Karsten Schubert, London, UK

2010 The 242nd Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (Catalogue; text by Richard Cork)

2009 Far From the Madding Crowd, Road Agent, Dallas, USA

2006 Black Moon Island, One in the Other, London, UK

2005 Recent Acquisitions, Southampton City Art Gallery, UK

2003 Exploring Landscape: Eight Views from Britain, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA

2002/3 Beck's Futures, ICA, London, travelled to CCA, Glasgow, and Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK (Catalogue; texts by Alex Farquharson and Simon Wallis)

2001 Death to the Fascist Insect that Preys on the Life of the People,Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, UK (Catalogue; text by Martin Maloney)1999 Perceptual Engineering, Shoreditch, London, UK

Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2010 


Dan Perfect (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Martin Herbert and Simon Wallis. Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2008


Eliasch, Amanda. British Artists at Work. Texts by Gemma de Cruz, Kay Hartenstein-Saatchi and Martin Maloney. New York: Assouline Publishing, 2003.


Beck’s Futures (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Alex Farquharson and Simon Wallis, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 2002


Death to the Fascist Insect that Preys on the Life of the People (exhibition catalogue). Text by Brooke Magnus. Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, 2001. 

Collings, Matthew. Art Crazy Nation: The Post-Blimey Art World, 21 Publishing, London, 2001.

Selected Bibliography (Newspapers and Periodicals) 


Major, George. 'Recent and current exhibitions, London', Burlington Magazine, April 2010


Smyth, Cherry. 'Reviews: Dan Perfect', Art Review, March 2008
Harvey, Nicola. 'Shows: Dan Perfect', Frieze, Feb 2008 
Van der Vlist, Eline. 'Reviews: Dan Perfect', Modern Painters, April 2008 
Terranova, Charissa N. 'Dan Perfect at Road Agent', Glasstire: Texas Visual Art Online, Dec 2008


Kent, Sarah.  'Exhibition of the Week: Dan Perfect', Time Out, April 2006 
Lack, Jessica. 'Preview: Exhibitions', The Guardian Guide, April 2006


Smith, Roberta. 'Exploring Landscape', New York Times, 14 February 2003
Wilson, Michael. 'Exploring Landscapes: Eight views from Britain', Art Monthly,March 2003
Kino, Carol. 'Exploring Landscape', Art in America, June 2003


Ratnam, Niru. 'Art Burn', The Face, March 2002
de Cruz, Gemma. 'Pop & Beck's', Art Review, Mar 2002
Searle, Adrian. 'I have seen The Future…', The Guardian, 26 March 2002
Shore, Robert. 'Beck's Futures', World of Interiors, April 2002
Kent, Sarah. 'Dross & Beck's', Time Out, 10 April 2002
Hensher, Philip. 'Is there no hope for the Futures?', Mail on Sunday, 14 April 2002
Gayford, Martin. 'Trendier than the Turner', The Daily Telegraph, 17 April 2002
Cumming, Laura. 'Brewer's Droop', The Observer, 31 April 2002
Lewisohn, Cedar. 'Generation Beck's', Harpers & Queen, May 2002
Grant, Catherine. 'Beck's Futures', Flash Art, May/June 2002
Johnson, Holly. 'Reading the Stars', Modern Painters, Summer 2002


de Cruz, Gemma. ‘The Artists’ champion’, Art Review, April 2001
Taylor, Tanis. ‘Art Review’, Metro London, 9 April 2001
Clark, Paul. ‘Going Out’, Evening Standard, 9 April 2001
Buck, Louisa. ‘Painterly Hyperbole at d’Offay’, The Art Newspaper, April 2001
Sumpter, Helen. Hot Tickets, 13-19 April 2001
Jones, Jonathan. ‘Paint Misbehaving’, The Guardian, 17 April 2001
Cork, Richard. ‘Play’, The Times, 21 April 2001
Wilsher, Mark. What’s On, 25 April 2001
Kent, Sarah. ‘Death to the Fascist Insect’, Time Out, 25 April 2001
Packer, William. ‘Posers playing at being Painters’, Financial Times, 28 April 2001
Ratnam, Niru. ‘Picture Perfect’, The Face, June 2001
Brooke, Magnus. ‘Death to the Fascist Insect etc etc…’ Pure, August 2001