Piece description from the artist
I painted "The Escape Artist" to convey the message that when times are hard, and it feels like the world is closing in around you, sometimes you are your only hope for escape. We need to look within ourselves to make sure that we have made a true effort and exhausted all resources before claiming defeat and looking to others for a bail out. I've been surprised numerous times by taking this very advice and grew much more in the process, with the knowledge that I can take care of myself.
Daniel Angeles currently resides in Dallas, Texas. Daniel's passion for art began at an early age while growing in the state of Washington. Throughout adolescence, Daniel excelled in drawing which encouraged him to pursue an artistic career. Daniel has created a name for himself in a short period of time; his painting “Follow the Leader,” was a finalist in an "Art.com":http://www.art.com contest and many of his works are featured in several Dallas locations.
As a self-taught Artist, Daniel enjoys creating works that are not limited by rules or stipulations, and considers his work to be liberated in thought and in execution. When it comes to the creative process, Daniel paints only what he knows and personally appreciates. As a result, his work is both whimsical and realistic, depicting the story of his life through his own imagination and visual language.