Daniel Heyman received his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania (1991) and his AB from Dartmouth College (1985). In 2010 Heyman was awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Fine Arts.  In 2009, Heyman received the Pew Fellowship in the Arts. Heyman's work is in many prestigious collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Baltimore Museum of Art; Davis Museum, Wellesley College; Free Library of Philadelphia; Hood Museum of Art and Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College; Library of Congress; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (LACMA); Minneapolis Institute of Art; The New York Public Library; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Princeton University Art Museum; RISD Museum; Saint Louis Art Museum; and Yale University Art Gallery and Beinecke Library, Yale University; among others.