Daniel Heffernan

Open Arts Film Teacher

Daniel Heffernan is a multimedia artist and designer for theatre and live performance whose work has been exhibited throughout the United States and in Europe. Design credits include Mindgame at the Soho Playhouse, Pericles at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, This Wonderful Life at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY and The Glass House at the Clurman Theater (Innovative Theater Award nominee for Design).

Heffernan has received numerous grants including the Creative Links grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. He received his Master of Fine Arts from New York University and his undergraduate degree in political science; concentration in international relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His most recent video art work was exhibited this spring at the White Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon.  Heffernan is currently organizing an experimental film exhibition with filmmaker and fellow Tisch faculty member Darrell Wilson. Heffernan lives and works in New York City.