Daniel Callis

Professor of Drawing & Painting


Professor of drawing and painting and interdisciplinary studies, Dan Callis has been teaching at Biola University since 1988. He received his M.F.A. from Claremont University. Callis actively produces and exhibits both regionally and internationally; recently working in residence in Barcelona, Spain. He is represented by Andi Campognone Projects and Costello Childs Gallery.

In addition to his individual studio practice, he has collaborated extensively, including partnering with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as working on projects with a field biologist in Baja Mexico, a sociologist in Las Vegas, and a theologian from Duke Divinity School. His latest collaboration is with an Orange County-based poet and musician. He serves as co-director of the new Urban Studies Program at Biola.