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”, “The Asbury
Park Press” and “Avenue”magazine. He started his fine art
career in 1996 when he founded the “4E Gallery” in Tribeca
where he showed various artists, as well as his own work
He also showed at numerous galleries and clubs,
including the “Ace Gallery”, the “Gershwin Gallery”, “The
Tunnel” and “Faces and Names”, (159 W. 54th St.), and
“Rumours” (8th Ave. & 55th St.) where he has permanent
exhibitions. He has also done live caricatures at “Faces
and Names” since they opened; about 13 years ago.
He has worked as a live caricature artist for the past 23
years, including work at Six Flags-Great Adventure and has
been living on commissioned caricature paintings and
freelance illustration projects for the past 14 years. He has
done caricatures in Central Park, NYC for the past 18 years.
Dan is a recognized professional and member of the
International Society of Caricature Artists.
He received the award for Best Portfolio- 2nd place at
the ISCA annual convention in 2010 in Las Vegas.