EDUCATION
2015 BFA Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

AWARDS
2018 Chashama ChaNorth Residency Fellowship Awardee
2017 SOHO20 Gallery Artist Residency
2015 Rhodes Family Award for Outstanding Achievement in Photography
2011-2015 Chairman's Merit Award Scholarship

EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES
2018 Solo Exhibition, 긴장 (that’s why I get so tired now), Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, AUS [catalogue]
BeCoMiNg, SVA Gramercy Gallery, New York, NY
Five Contortions, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Overflow, Special Special, New York, NY
Ethereal, 9 West 8th Street, New York, NY 
The Story I Tell Myself, SOHO20 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Days of Romance: Film Screening, Cultural Center Recoleta, Buenos Aires, AR
For Us, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY
Transcendence, Firstdraft, Sydney, AUS
Myth, Memory, Migration: Stories from the Asian Diaspora, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Seeing You See Me, Miranda Kuo Gallery, New  York, NY
Up-Root, Periphery Space, Pawtucket, RI
AUNTS at NYU Skirball, New York, NY
Open Studios, SOHO20 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Fly Into The Sun, Watermill Center Summer Benefit & Auction, Water Mill, NY
Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re: / One Year Anniversary, Re: Art Show, Brooklyn, NY 
I'm Love You, Sleep Center, New York, NY 
(dis)placement, Villa Aymoré, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Planned Parenthood Gala, Pier 36, New York, NY (curated by Chloe Wise)
Within a Circuit - NARS Foundation Residency Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY (in collaboration with Bat-Ami Rivlin)
Proximity to Dead Skin, Kahlon: The Cut Up Series Part II, E.M.P. Collective, Baltimore, MD 
Brown Paper Zine & Small Press Fair, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn, NY 

2016 Are You Loathsome?, Video Revival, Brooklyn, NY
Scamming the Patriarchy: A Youth Summit, New Museum, New York, NY 
Re:Re:Re:Re:Re: / Re:GROUP, Re: Art Show, Brooklyn, NY 
Open House, Sleep Center, New York, NY 
The Verve of the Earthless: Jersey City Art & Studio Tour, Jersey Art Exchange, Jersey City, NJ 
Tracing, K&P Gallery, New York, NY 
R U 4REAL, BUFU Studios, Kilroy Metal Ceiling, Brooklyn, NY 

2015 Objects and Subjects in 2015, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY 
IDENTITY/MEMORY, Gallery on the Corner, London, UK [catalogue]
Mentors, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Stephen Frailey)

2014 Solo Exhibition, Please Have A Seat And Fill Out This Form, SVA, New York, NY (curated by Eric Weeks)
Pantoum, School of Visual Arts Photography, New York, NY 
Self-Portraits, School of Visual Arts Photography, New York, NY

EVENTS
2018 Co-organizer, Free Space, Miranda Kuo Gallery
2018 Panelist, Spicy-Films Panel, BronxArtSpace
2018 Panelist, Stories from the Asian Diaspora: Exhibiting Artists’ Panel, NARS Foundation
2017 Organizer, Dana’s #1 Braiding Salon, SOHO20 Gallery
2017 Mediator, Black Mixed Identity: A Meet-up & Discussion, SOHO20 Gallery

PRESS
Churner, Rachel. “For Us.” Artforum. Summer 2018. Print.
McNabb, Lucy. ”Transcendence.” Concrete Playground. 12 Feb 2018. Web.
Herriman, Kat. “Naked Truth.” Artforum. 13 Aug 2017. Web.
Croak, James. “Critics View: Performance Art at Watermill Center Gala Prods Consciousness through Action, Not Theory.” Hamptons Art Hub. 3 Aug 2017. Web.
Creahan, Daniel. “The 24th Annual Watermill Center Benefit & Auction.” Art Observed. 1 Aug 2017. Web.
Madlener, Adrian. “24th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit.” TL Magazine. 1 Aug 2017 Web.
“Fora de eixo.” Veja Rio Magazine. Editora Abril. July 2017. Print.
Ribeiro, Carolina. “Fora de Orbita.” Revista Ela Magazine. O Globo. July 2017. Print.
Callahan, Maura. “Kahlon’s Cut Up Series returns with audio-visual exhibition.” City Paper. 1 Feb 2017. Print and Web.
“Shout Your Abortion Zine Issue #2.” Shout Your Abortion. Print
Candy, Eye. “Art Hoe Collective Celebrates Writer Helen Oyeyemi & Favorite New Art Pieces For Women’s History Month.” Afropunk. 30 Mar 2016. Web.
“Before and After SVA: Dana Davenport on Creative Focus, Exploring Gender and More.” School of Visual Arts. 18 July 2016. Web.
“Meet our BFA Photography and Video students Carlos, Yasaman, and Dana”. School of Visual Arts. 16 Oct 2015. Print and Web.
Renstrom, Elizabeth. “Photos of Gender, Identity, and Prosthetics.” Vice. 10 Sept 2015. Web.
“Desire and Disgust #10.” ishotkatemoss. 25 May 2015. Web.
“Generations Issue.” Visual Opinion Magazine. Print.
Reznik, Eugene. “How Mentors Cultivate the Next Wave of Talent in Photography.” American Photo. 26 Mar 2015. Web.