Daniel Granias received a BFA in Fine Arts and Teaching License in K-12 Art Education from the University of Iowa in 2009 and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Ceramics from the Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2012. He is a working ceramics artist in Portland, Oregon and a full-time production assistant at Mudshark Studios, LLC. His work focuses on soft and hard forms, internal anatomy, touch and intimacy, and social engagement across all age levels.