Dan Sutherland was born in Dover, New Hampshire and currently lives and works in Austin, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia in 1988 and a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University, New York in 1991. His work has been included in solo exhibitions at the McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas; McAllen Museum of Art, Texas; Galveston Arts Center, Texas; Courtyard Gallery at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas; and the former Cactus Bra Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. He has also recently exhibited his work at Metcalf Gallery, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana; Tiny Park Gallery; Austin; Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York; and Dutton Gallery, New York, New York. His work is included in the collection of the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas and the Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas. Sutherland is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has been teaching painting and drawing since 1991.