Dan Witz (United States) is a Brooklyn-based street artist and realist painter. He grew up in Chicago and graduated in 1981 from Cooper Union in New York. Witz is a pioneer of the street art movement. His work has been featured in three books and has appeared in Juxtapoz, Time, Arts, Public Art Review, the New York Times, the Daily News, Newsday, the New Yorker and Harper’s Magazine. Witz was an early and frequent contributor to the definitive street art website and blog the Wooster Collective, and he was one of five artists profiled in the 2006 Lou Auguste documentary Open Air. Witz’s paintings have been shown in galleries worldwide, including the Jonathan LeVine Gallery (New York), Stolen Space Gallery (London), Carmichael Gallery (Los Angeles), Addict Galley (Paris), White Walls (San Francisco) and DFN Gallery (New York).