Daniel specializes in high end functional items, architectural elements, and unique decorative artworks. He pursued his artistic education at Southern Illinois University (SIU) graduating in 2014 with a concentration in metalsmithing and sculpture. Daniel further enhanced his artistic abilities and technical knowledge by having worked for many accomplished metal artists within the United States and Canada. He has also embraced opportunities to study abroad, including Timberframing in Poland with Handshouse Studio, a non-profit, innovative, educational organization, and sculpture at the Steneby School of Design and Crafts, Dals Langed, Sweden. Daniel has also had the opportunity to teach workshops at the Driftless Folk School, Viroqua, WI, the Paducah School of Art and Design, and Paducah, KY.