Known for his colorful paintings, most often depicting strong women, Dan’s work spans a variety of genres including novels, comics and film. Dan Dos Santos has worked for clients such as Disney, Universal Studios, Saatchi and 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’.