Daniel Martin Diaz

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Daniel Martin Diaz is a fine artist with an insatiable curiosity to explore the mysteries of life and science. His work has been exhibited worldwide and has been published in LA times, NY Times, Juxtapoz, High Fructose, and Low Rider Magazine, and four personal art books. Diaz has designed artwork for large public art projects in the US and has won many awards such as a gold and platinum record designed for Atlantic Records.   

"Art is a reflection of ourselves, the story of humanity, and a quest to understand the physical and metaphysical world. As we try to understand our place in the universe, art can be an important part of the dialogue we can create and share with each other. In my work, I seek to reveal the mysterious with arcane imagery and techniques that make sense to me on a deep level that words cannot quantify. There is an underlying dichotomy of the power of technology and our quantum connection to our Universe. How might our use or misuse of technology permanently alter the future of humanity, and what is our personal responsibility for our effect on the world and on each other? It is my attempt to capture the complexity and beauty of the underlying mechanisms that bind us in an emotion."

"Over the past few years, I have become immersed in scientific and philosophical concepts, such as Anatomy, Computer Science, Math, Cosmology, Biology, Quantum Physics, and Consciousness. I have been particularly fascinated with scientific diagrams, which explain theories and properties through imagery. Although these rudimentary images are without any leanings towards aesthetics, I find them to be beautiful, though that is not the intention. All of the projects I have created begin as drawings, which I feel has a beauty and intimacy that painting cannot capture. The subtle lines that graphite creates, and the quickness in which one can capture an idea makes this medium alluring."


HBO Game of Thrones; Netflix, Black Mirror: “Bandersnatch Episode”; PBS; Warner Bros; Atlantic Records; Rolling Stone Magazine, Spin Magazine; EMI Records; MTV; Juxtapoz Magazine; Hi-Fructose Magazine; Low Rider Magazine; Graphic Design USA; Garage Magazine; Shade Magazine; 3x3 Magazine; Farley Blackman Collection; Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art Book Vo l. and II; Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies; New American Paintings; Equilibrium Magazine; Alter Ego; Versus Magazine; New American Paintings; Wave Magazine; Raw Vision Magazine; Aesthetica Magazine; Hispanic Executive; New Zealand Feature Film, Orphans And Angels, and Clive Barker Feature Film Midnight Meat Train


Permanent Collections and Archives

National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Laguna Art Museum, Orange County Art Museum, Tucson Museum of Art, Shemer Art Center and Museum, New Mexico State University, San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Sonora, Mexico, US Santa Barbara Library-Caridad Archive of Chicano Printmaking in California, Huntington Museum, The Gerald Buck Collections Self-Help Graphic's Traveling Exhibition Print Program, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Cirque du Soleil Collection.

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