SHU Hosts Illustrator Daniel Dos Santos as Part of the Annual Art & Design Expo

News Story: March 1, 2010

Sacred Heart University’s Department of Art & Design will present guest speaker, Illustrator Daniel Dos Santos, as part of the 18th Annual Art & Design Expo on Tuesday, March 30.  The lecture will take place in the Edgerton Center for Performing Arts on campus in Fairfield at 10:30am. Past speakers have included such notable artists as Murray Tinkelman, Jerry Pinkney, Chaz Maviyane-Davies, Wendell Minor and Donato Giancola. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Dan's work spans a variety of genres, including novels, comics and film. He has worked for such clients as Disney, Universal Studios, Boeing Aircraft, Saatchi & Saatchi, Scholastic Books, Ace Books, The Greenwich Workshop, Penguin Books, Random House, Bantam Books, Tor books, UpperDeck, Wizards of the Coast, and Dark Horse Comics.

Dan has been the recipient of many awards and most recently, he received the 2007 Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist and the Chesley Award for Best Paperback Cover, also in 2007. His illustrations have graced the #1 spot on the New York Times Best Seller list.