Dash Snow was born in New York in July 27, 1981. He was born into a life of privilege and the arts, as his great-grandparents were French aristocrats and founders of the Menil Collection in Houston. He was a rebellious child and artist and achieved fame in the art world at quite a young age. At the age of 18, he married the artist Agathe Snow, but they later divorced. In 2006, Snow was feature in the Wall Street Journal article "The-23 Year Old Masters", which profiled 10 emerging US artists. In 2007, his girlfriend, Jade Berreau, gave birth to their daughter, Secret Midnight Magic Nico. He exhibited in the Whitney Museum's 2006 Biennale as well as many other galleries internationally. On July 13, 2009, Snow overdosed at Lafayette House in the East Village. One of the letters on view was sent on Layfayette House stock stationary.
Dash Snow is featured in Edition: Guest Editor, Tom Burr