Daniel Giordan is an artist, author, and lecturer who works
in both digital and conventional artistic media.
He recently co-authored Using Photoshop 5 (QUE, May 1998),
and edited and contributed to Using Dreamweaver (QUE, April
1998).He is also the author of Kai's Magic Toolbox (Hayden
Books 1996) The Whole Mac (Hayden Books 1996), and Dynamic
Photoshop (MIS Press 1997) . In addition to the books, Dan
works as a contributor to numerous magazines, including Dynamic
Graphics, Digital Camera, Publish, and Petersens Photographic.
Look for Dan's latest book, Web Design Essentials, to be
published by Adobe Press in January 1999.
His drawings and paintings have been shown extensively at
museums and galleries throughout the US, most notably at the
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Stux gallery in New
York City. He has also lectured in both University and corporate
settings, including Yale University, the Art Institute of
Boston, and Apple Computer in Cupertino, CA.
In the fall of 1998 Dan will launch FirstSite, a design
studio specializing in web graphics and interactive design.
He received his undergraduate degree and fifth year certificate
from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and
his Masters of Fine Arts degree from Bard College in Annandale,