Tuesday, February 7, 2012

MFA Visiting Artist Program this morning at 11 am

Dan DosSantos, Painter
Dan DosSantos received a B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he graduated with highest honors in 2000.  Beginning his career by painting portraits out of his parents’ basement, he quickly moved into full-time illustration.  Dan’s work spans a variety of genres, including novels, comics and film.  He has worked for clients such as Disney, Universal Studios, Boeing Aircraft, Saatchi & Saatchi, Scholastic Books, The Greenwich Workshop, Penguin Books, Random House, Tor books, UpperDeck, Wizards of the Coast, and DC Comics.  Dan has been the recipient of many awards.  Recently, he has received a 2010 Silver Medal from Spectrum, the 2007 Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist, and was the Chesley Award winner for Best Paperback Cover of 2007.  His illustrations have graced the #1 spot on the New York Times Best Seller list numerous times.  Aside from freelance illustration, Dan also co-hosts a series of instructional demonstrations called “Art Out Loud”.  

Lecture will take place at 11:00 a.m. in Viewing Room 1 in the basement of White Hall on the Midtown Campus

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