dani lopez is an artist working with weaving, embroidery, and textiles to explore queer desire, non-linear narratives, disidentifications, and femme identity. She received her MFA in Textiles from California College of the Arts (CCA) in 2019 and her BFA from the University of Oregon in 2016. She was awarded two teaching assistantships at CCA and received a diversity and merit scholarship. She has been featured in Hyperallergic, Surface Design Journal, and Other People’s Pixels. lopez has shown at Bedford Gallery, Minnesota Street Project, Tropical Contemporary, Amos Eno Gallery, Collar Works, and the Frank Ratchye Project Space. Her work will be 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…” In early 2023, lopez participated in a residency at the Penland School of Craft.