Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz – Designer

Illustrator who creates thoughtfully designed artwork for covers, interiors, and other needs for a variety of genres. Let's talk!


I'm a professional illustrator who works primarily with oil paints to create imaginative, realistic images for a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, and nonfiction. I am experienced in developing book-based illustrations for my personal portfolio and can communicate and work with my clients to develop the best options and final paintings.

I am versatile and can work with many different subjects and scenes; Everyday people to monsters, a quiet scene to an intense moment, a natural landscape to a fictional world, I'm open to many concepts so let me know what you're looking for!

Available for commissions. Questions are welcome, but serious inquiries only please.

Thanks for looking!

Action & Adventure Classics Contemporary Fiction Fantasy Literary Fiction Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Young Adult
  • Columbus College of Art & Design (2005-2009, B.A. in illustration)
  • Illustration Master Class (semi-reoccurring attendee, 2009-2018)
  • Smart Art School (2016 spring semester w/ Donato Giancola)
  • Smart Art School (2019 spring and fall semester with Greg Manchess)
  • Smart Art School (2022 spring and fall semester w/ Cynthia Sheppard)

Work experience


Dec, 2022 — Present

Illustrator specializing in oil painting with many years of personal and professional academic experience.

Kason Ind.

Nov, 2013 — Jan, 2021 (about 7 years)

-Developed advertisements, brochures, catalogs, and various other documents and images for physical and digital materials
-Image editing
-Managed text placement and hierarchy/Typography

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