DAN SPRINGER received his formal art training at the
Rhode Island School of Design where he received his
BFA in Illustration in 1991. Since then, he has done
freelance illustration for various publications including
"The New York Times", "The Village Voice", and "Avenue"
magazine. He started his fine art career in 1996 when
he founded the "4E Gallery" in Tribeca where he and his
partner showed various artists, as well as their own
work every month.
He also showed at numerous galleries and clubs,
including the "Ace Gallery", the "Gershwin Gallery", "The
Tunnel" and "Faces and Names", (161 W. 54th St.), and
"Rumours" (8th Ave. & 55th St.) where he has a permanent
exhibition. He has also done live caricatures at "Faces
and Names" since they opened about 10 years ago.
He has worked as a caricature artist for the past 15
years, including work at Six Flags-Great Adventure and has
been living on commissioned caricature paintings and
freelance illustration projects since 1999.