Dan Mondloch is from central MN where he graduated from SCSU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing in 2007. He operates a studio in his home, and in his professional life he balances studio art with commission work, murals, and teaching. In 2011 he was invited to work on a 28’ x 44’ mural installation at the River’s Edge Convention center, and 2012 brought him a best of show award at Essential Art in St. Cloud, best water media award at ERAAA, and a solo exhibit at St. John's University. Recently he became a rostered teaching artist for the Central MN Arts Board, and taught his first school residency in May of 2012. Dan exhibits locally and nationally, and his work is in public and private collections throughout the United States and Canada.