Dan Witz is a Brooklyn, NY based street artist and realist painter. He grew up in Chicago, and graduated in from Cooper Union in New York City. Witz, consistently active since the late 1970s, is one of the pioneers of the street art movement. His paintings have been shown in galleries throughout the U.S. and Europe, and a monograph, “Dan Witz. In Plain View. 30 Years of Artworks Illegal and Otherwise”, was published by Ginkgo Press in 2010.