Cynthia Daignault (b. 1978, Baltimore, MD) has presented solo exhibitions and projects at many major museums and galleries, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA; the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX; the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY; and White Columns, NY. Her work is in numerous public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX; and the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD. Daignault is a regularly published author, and her writings have been published in a range of publications. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a 2019 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a 2016 Foundation for the Contemporary Arts Award, a 2011 Rema Hort Foundation Award, and a 2010 Macdowell Colony Fellowship. She lives and works in Baltimore.