Daniel Galieote has a strong background in drawing and painting and has been working professionally out of his studio for over 20 years. He has been a character animator for the Walt Disney Animation Studios for over 10 years. He has worked on such films as, The Lion King, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Tarzan, Atlantis, Treasure Planet, Home on the Range and The Princess and the Frog. Danny taught figure drawing at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena for over 7 years and he has studied the Italian Renaissance masters extensively. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited widely.