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Dana Friis-Hansen
AMOA's former director presents his first independent show with an old friend
"...When Dana Friis-Hansen left the post of Austin Museum of Art..."

May 27, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dana Friis-Hansen
The former AMOA director is hired to lead the Grand Rapids Art Museum
"...and administrative talent that he possesses, you wouldn't expect Dana Friis-Hansen to be out of work long – and..."

June 10, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Museum of Art
After nine years at the helm, AMOA's director takes his leave
"...Dana Friis-Hansen, who's worked with the Austin Museum of Art..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Talking Art at the Top
The executive directors of the city's museums shed light on the local visual arts scene
"...downtown space and the Laguna Gloria estate combined. Says Dana Friis-Hansen, AMOA executive director: "Our eyes were bigger than..."

July 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Improvisation on Four Legs and a Seat
Eighty Texas artists accept Damian Priour's invitation to riff on the idea of chair
"...Austin Museum of Art – Downtown. AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen calls it a "call-and-response" – local sculptor Damian..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Articulations
After seven months as the Austin Museum of Art's interim executive director, Dana Friis-Hansen has been named the permanent successor to Elizabeth Ferrer as AMOA's executive director.
"...Friis-Hansen Gets the Job..."

March 1, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Articulations
The Austin Museum of Art has a new chief curator.
"...impact on the museum's future. Last week, AMOA hired Dana Friis-Hansen to be chief curator. A specialist in contemporary..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

'David Bates Since 1982: From the Everyday to the Epic'
A great showing of nearly three decades in the evolution of this Texas artist
"...encapsulate chapters in his story. Organized by AMOA Director Dana Friis-Hansen, this core sample of Bates' work goes back..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Arts Review by Madeline Irvine

Naked City
New Directions for AMOA
"...said of Ferrer. In the meantime, McLellan has named Dana Friis-Hansen, AMOA's curator, to serve as acting executive director..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

All Over Creation: Follow What Leader?
It's a new era for Arthouse and AMOA, but who will guide them through it?
"...closure to this month's activity – one that, with Dana Friis-Hansen leaving as executive director of the AMOA this..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...art scene (what Austin Museum of Art Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen calls "art ecosystems"): It's not one museum or..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Austin Museum of Art: The third way, explained
AMOA's new proposal for a new Downtown home is dramatically smaller than the last, but that's by design
"...and revenue to come up with, as Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen says, the minimum it would take to get..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

22 to Think About
Austin Museum of Art shows new local art that engages the mind
"...Art in Austin" show was created by AMOA Director Dana Friis-Hansen in 2002 to highlight the achievements of Central..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

22, Two
The Austin Museum of Art has lined up the next 22 local artists that we ought to keep our eyes on
"...in a major museum exhibition. Now, AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen, the mastermind behind the original "22 to Watch,"..."

May 20, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Stephen has a DIFFArent weekend in Dallas and wants to give Katie Holmes a glass of water
"...haven that belongs to Carrie Bills, Mark Holzbach, and Dana Friis-Hansen. Of course, all three of them are such..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After the 'Watch,' What?
Alumni of AMOA's 'New Art in Austin' talk about the exhibition's impact on their careers
"...me take myself seriously and demand that of others. Dana [Friis-Hansen] and the rest of the [AMOA] crew were..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Rachel Cook

After a Fashion
The lady behind the big Texas ladies, art shake-ups, and what to do, what to do
"...Heads are still spinning over the announced departure of Dana Friis-Hansen, executive director of the Austin Museum of Art...."

Feb. 4, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Culture Flash!
Speed talking at AMOA, Correa in as ASO ED, and Ballet East needs your toys
"...her work with Austin Museum of Art Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen at the museum's Downtown galleries, 823 Congress. A..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Modern Art. Modern Lives. Then + Now
AMOA's dual exhibit of art made a century apart shows some things never change
"...be claimed and commodified by society. AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen, who curated the contemporary section, identifies its questing..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Arts Review by Robert Faires

James Housefield
An appreciation of AMOA's adjunct curator as he leaves Austin for California
"...people have appreciation for Housefield's work. AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen wrote: "Whether it was in the classroom or..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Austin Museum of Art: On the Count of Three, a New Home
For the third time, AMOA is moving forward with plans to build a permanent facility Downtown
"...Republic Square Park. As announced by AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen, the new plan involves a partnership with Houston-based..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend Quilts and Beyond
The Austin Museum of Art's exhibition 'Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend Quilts, and Beyond' prompts one viewer to piece together a story about postmodernism from patches of art and ethnology
"...for quilting. As Austin Museum of Art Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen writes in notes for "Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Arts Review by Nikki Moore

Culture Flash!
American Fiesta makes the finals of a national new play award, the Rude Mechs get their Gun from Creative Capital, and Katalin Hausel lands the Umlauf Prize
"...taught for 40 years. Austin Museum of Art curator Dana Friis-Hansen, who served as juror this year, noted "power..."

March 10, 2006 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Report From Art Basel
Texans find a place with the art world elite in Art Basel Miami Beach
"...locals: Annette Carlozzi and Gabriel Perez-Barreiro of the Blanton, Dana Friis-Hansen and Eva Buttacavoli of AMOA, Regine Basha, Laurence..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Arts Feature by Jacqueline May

'22' Questions
Getting to know the new adjunct curator at AMOA
"...staff in June. More things you should know about Dana Friis-Hansen's new hire: He's interested in Andy Warhol, which..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Tale of a Tale Spinner
How a ballplayer, a piano player, beatnik poetry, and Lubbock made Terry Allen an epic storyteller.
"...Congress. On Thursday, Jan. 15, 7pm, AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen will speak on "Terry Allen: Salvaging History" at..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

One Extreme to the Other
For every creative triumph in the Austin arts community in 2002 -- and they were plentiful -- there seemed to be a corresponding defeat, usually tied to the economic downturn and its problems for the arts community.
"...of the season. The Austin Museum of Art named Dana Friis-Hansen to be its permanent director, and he mounted..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fierce, Fierce Beauty
The title for Keith Carter's exhibition at the Austin Museum of Art, "A Poet of the Ordinary" describes the photographer to a tee, a man who takes subjects from the everyday world and takes pictures of them that tell their story with the distilled purity of expression that characterizes great poetry.
"...Dana Friis-Hansen and Betty Sue Flowers, AMOA's executive director and..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Articulations
The Austin Museum of Art's downtown home gets a shot in the arm, and local television devotes more attention to Austin's arts scene.
"...push on Laguna Gloria internally. According to museum director Dana Friis-Hansen, they expect to be back in the villa..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Arts Bullets
Relive your prom with Coda Theater Project; see Jaxon's artwork in a museum (of sorts); the Blanton receives $100,000 for its first show in its new building; and travel is in the cards for two AMOA leaders
"...Austin Museum of Art Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen is going to participate in this year's Museum..."

May 28, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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