Born and raised in rural Eastern Washington, Dan John Anderson spent his formative years in Portland, Oregon where he studied at the Oregon College of Art & Craft. Surrounded by the forests of the Pacific Northwest, Dan’s first materiality interest was wood. He continues to revere the medium along with other craft-based materials which have a history rooted in collaboration, intense labor, and pragmatism. Dan and his studio are currently based in Yucca Valley, California. His work has been shown in a variety of locations including the Palm Springs Art Museum, A-Z West, NYC Design Week, MATTER NYC, and Curator’s Cube Japan.