Daniel Koning (1978), graphic designer and painter from Haren, Groningen. He graduated in 2001 at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences with a bachelorís degree in Graphic Design (Minerva Art Academy), where both directions (design and fine arts) received his fullest attention. His career began with graphic design, experiences with oil paintings and a head full of ideas. His artistic style is daring, expressive, intensely colourful and approachable. By using bright colors and graphic compositions, combined with natural shapes.
Nature is often the centre of attention of his paintings. Eye for nature is something that really matters to him. A connection with something bigger, that has existed for centuries long before his existence and where he eventually also becomes part of. Nature is a loyal companion for life. Even during natural disasters and wars, the beauty of nature remains alive.