Daniel Dos Santos Daniel Dos Santos, born in 1978 demonstrates fine artistic abilities remarkable
for an artist of any age. To see it in one so young is extremely rare. Already
a highly respected young adult science fiction illustrator, Dos Santos works
with Scholastic Books, Inc. and Tor Books.
During his last year of high school, Dos Santos took a Careers In Art class.
The class required an internship. Dos Santos was fortunate to land his
internship with internationally recognized illustrator and landscape painter
Steven Stroud. After graduation from the School of Visual Arts in New York City
in 2000, Dos Santos and Stroud set up a studio in Shelton, Connecticut in a
historic 100 year-old factory.
Early in 2001, Dos Santos began to explore figurative painting that led to
several portrait commissions. Dos Santos finds that the classic painting style
of figurative painting is a welcome balance to his expressive science fiction
Daniel graduated from the School of Visual Art, NYC. He was a recipient of the
Rhodes Family Award for special achievement in illustration in 2000, as well as
the Starr Foundation Award for 2001. He work has been reproduced as posters for
the School of Visual Arts and the Society of Illustrators. Daniel’s work is
included in the permanent collection of General Electric.