Dan D'Amico has been painting professionally since 1983. In 1991 he was elected a member of the Society of Animal Artists , and has been a recipient of their Award of Excellence. While presenting the award, Dr. Douglas Lewis, curator of sculpture and decorative arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C., complimented Dan by referring to his painting " The Waiting Game" as one of the finest wildlife paintings he'd ever seen.
He has participated in many museum and gallery exhibitions across North America, and has two pieces in the permanent collection of the Woodson Art Museum. His art has been featured in several books and magazines, including The Best of Wildlife Art, and reproductions of his art have been published by Mill Pond Press.
He has studied with Robert Bateman and Bob Kuhn, and has been teaching art for more than 25 years.
Dan lives with his wife Susan in a high mountain valley just outside Rocky Mountain National Park in north central Colorado.