DANIEL J. MARTINEZ grew up in Los Angeles and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from CalArts. A multimedia artist whose work crosses disciplines and mixes technologies, he turns intangible emotions into revealing artworks. Known for his powerful and often disquieting work, Martinez was named by Newsweek magazine as American art's hot "new face" for 1994. His public art commissions include a project in Anaheim, and a collaborative project in downtown Philadelphia. He has completed a number of temporary public art projects throughout the country.