Dane Spangler

about the work

In an age where digital manipulation can make anything possible, I want to find “impossible” moments that are real: to present images that remind us that the natural world is an awe-inspiring luminous story, a dynamic living entity of wonder and power. The rainbow is real.

professional

Dane is an award-winning illustrator & photographer currently living in Taos, NM. In 2003, Dane won a Webby Award- (“The internet’s highest honor” - New York Times) for digital illustration & design on the educational website exploremarsnow.org. Dane’s architectural renderings have been used to illustrate high profile projects such as JFK International Airport, New Orleans Convention Center & One World Trade Center. His works has appeared in various publications and films including "The Mars Underground" 2012 (Scott J. Gill). Website: www.daneillustrator.com

Dane began shooting photography professionally in 2003. The photographs “Roots” & “Rainbow at Dead Horse Point” were juried into international exhibitions at the prestigious The Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins, CO. in (2004 & 2008). Dane’s photography has also appeared in various galleries throughout the western US including: Amoré Gallery, Taos NM; The Link Gallery, Cheyenne, WY; Blue Horse Gallery, Estes Park, CO; Moab Artworks, Moab, UT and at Umoja Gallery, Boulder, CO. Dane also has performed corporate installments: his largest is (25) aluminum-mounted images at Fresenius Medical Care Corporation Division Office in Denver, CO. 

 

Dane's studio is currently located near Taos, NM. His work can be seen at the Sage Fine Art Gallery located  "right off the square" in historic downtown Taos, New Mexico.