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 showed various artists, as well as his 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, (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 11 years ago.
He has worked as a live caricature artist for the past 17 years, including work at Six Flags-Great Adventure and has been living on commissioned caricature paintings and freelance illustration projects for the past 10 years. He has done caricatures in Central Park, NYC for the past 12 years. Dan is a recognized professional and member of the International Society of Caricature Artists.