Native Floridian and current Central Florida east coast resident born 1952.
Self taught artist, started painting, carving and making various assemblages in 1998. All work is created from materials that were destined for the landfill. Recycler and salvager of everything, all primer paints, base coats and other materials like wood, wire, tin and picture frames are found or no longer desired. Most pieces have slight imperfections such as holes, dings, chips; saw marks, or other imperfections and flaws that give every piece a unique character. Earth friendly art as it would otherwise be creating greenhouse gas decaying in a landfill some where.
Collected internationally by museums, galleries, decorators, designers, restaurants, businesses and private collectors.
Dan's art displayed or for sale at:
*The Route of Art Gallery, Florence, Alabama
*Red Piano Too Gallery, St. Helena, South Carolina
*Beadzo Gallery, Trivolli, New York
*American Fish Decoy Museum
*Kamloops Art Gallery and Museum - Kamloops Canada
*The Buzz Studio Gallery - Michigan
*The Black Dog Gallery - Cocoa Village, Cocoa Florida
*Paradingchicks Gallery - Columbus Georgia
*So-oh Fine Art Gallery - Lincoln Nebraska
*Sun Cruz Casino - Port Canaveral Fl
*Georgia Sothern University, Statesboro Georgia
Have been a citrus and produce picker, construction worker, 26 year veteran, retired navy senior chief petty officer, charter boat captain, longshoreman, collectibles, antiques and junk dealer, casino blackjack, poker dealer and semi professional poker player. Veteran of a few conflicts and wars starting with Vietnam. Held the title as Junk Yard Dog but that’s a story all in itself.
Been around the world two or three times and talked to everyone twice; visited Maine, Spain, Spokane, Sicily, Haiti, Italy, France, Germany, Cuba, Jamaica and Margaritaville to name a few.