Daniel Wend was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and earned his Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University. He relocated to the Seattle area where he continues to pursue his art and photography - along with a career in corporate marketing. His work is in public, private, and corporate art collections and has been shown in galleries in the Northwest, New York, and Los Angeles.
Dan punctuates his professional urban pursuits, exploring the mountains and canyons of the west, seeking and finding inspiration around every bend or atop each summit he has climbed. He is an experienced mountaineer and wilderness traveler.