Dan Gualdoni, born in St. Louis received his BFA in painting from Washington University and his MFA in painting at Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, California. He worked as a lithographer at Gemini, Ltd, in Los Angeles in the late 1960’s. Following that experience, he co-founded the lithography workshop for Sam Francis in Santa Monica, California. After returning to St. Louis, he taught at Washington University, where he co-founded Washington University Printmaking Workshop and served as its first printer-collaborator. Since that time he has taught painting, drawing, printmaking, materials & methods, and 2 dimensional design at Washington University, St. Louis Community College, Webster University, and Fontbonne College while continuing to produce and show his own work. His work has shown throughout Missouri, as well as in Chicago, New York, Nashville, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Diego and Ireland and Austria.