Painter and educator, DANIEL SPRINGER, earned his BFA at Parsons School of Design in NYC. Springer also studied performance and theater design at Syracuse University and holds his Masters in English from Northeastern University. He currently chairs the nationally recognized Visual Arts program at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School where has been teaching for the last twenty-three years. Springer was named the “2010 Arts Educator of the Year” by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. He has also been recognized as an “Outstanding Educator” in 2014 and 2015 by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Scholastic Art Awards for his “dedication, commitment and guidance” to his students.
Springer served on the Advisory Board of the Cape Cod & Islands Art Educators Association for nine years and has taught at the Cape Cod Museum of Art. He has presented numerous professional development workshops locally and at annual National Art Education Association conferences, most recently presenting a workshop in NYC in 2012 on the necessity of doing what you teach. Springer continues to work with colleagues across the region to advocate for and defend the Arts in our public schools.
He has had four solo shows at the Brewster Ladies Library in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012. Springer has shown his work at PAAM in open member exhibits. He has been part of multiple group shows with the Cape Cod & Islands Art Educators over the last several years, with work exhibited multiple times at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, the Falmouth Art Guild, the Centerville Historical Museum, as well as Barnstable, Nauset and Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High Schools. He was in a group show at The Cove Gallery in Chatham February/March 2013. He exhibited the month of March 2013 at the Salt Pond Visitor Center of the National Seashore and in a solo show at Barnstable High School in April/May 2013. He was in two juried exhibitions sponsored by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod: “Seeing the Light” in Jan/Feb 2014 and “Opposites Attract” in Jan/Feb 2015 @ the Cotuit Center for the Arts. He currently has work on display at the Barnstable Municipal Airport. His latest show. 36 Blue, featured 36 Judaic themed assemblages and hung at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in the vault September 2018. His work is in numerous private collections as well as in the permanent collection of Lesley University.
To see more work, including observational and abstract landscape oil painting and abstract monotype, or to contact the artist, please visit www.springed.wordpress.com