A graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Daniel is a visual designer with more than 25 years of experience in graphic design, illustration, interactive media, cartooning, and animation. He has worked in the education industry for more than 15 years, and currently resides in Northern Virginia.
He is also known for his Dozi the Alligator® character and is the creator of a children's book series with the same name. His first children's book, "Dozi the Alligator Finds a Family", was published in 2015 by Heritage Builders Publishing.
Daniel is the creator of the comic strip, "Hoxwinder Hall", which was a top 5 finalist in The Washington Post’s "America’s Next Great Cartoonist" contest in 2010, and was later syndicated in several weekly newspapers in the United States and Canada .
Daniel's artwork has appeared in numerous publications and books, including the 2013 Eisner and Harvey award-nominated anthology, Team Cul de Sac: Cartoonists Draw the Line at Parkinson's by Andrews McMeel Publishing.