Daniel Maidman is a painter who applies a classical grounding to a contemporary sensibility. His art has been shown in juried exhibitions in New York, DC, California, Ohio, Missouri, and Oregon, and was selected by the Saatchi Gallery to be displayed at Gallery Mess in London. His art and writing on art have been published by ARTnews, American Art Collector, International Artist, Poets/Artists, Manifest, The Artist’s Magazine, the New York Optimist, and SUNY-Potsdam. He blogs for The Huffington Post and Artist Daily. His writing on Da Vinci is currently taught at DePaul University and Roosevelt University. * His paintings range from the figure and portraiture, to still lives and landscapes, to machinery, architecture, and microbes. His images occupy a spectrum from high rendering to almost total abstraction. * His work is included in numerous private collections, including those of New York Magazine senior art critic Jerry Saltz, Chicago collector Howard Tullman, best-selling novelist China Miéville, Disney senior vice president Jackson George, and author Kathleen Rooney. He is represented by Dacia Gallery in Manhattan. * His paintings can be found at www.danielmaidman.com.