Dan Santistevan graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, School of Architecture and Environmental Design with a Bachelor degree in Environmental Design. His professional career extends 30 years beginning as a Visualization Designer for Lockheed Martin (formerly Martin Marietta) on the technical staff of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Supercomputing Center – Scientific Visualization Center from 1984-2000.
Beginning in June 2015, providing Multimedia Design for the U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Future Warfare Center producing Distributed Learning courseware graphic design and video production requirements.
From March 2002 to May 2015, provided creative direction of the US Air Force Space Innovation & Development Center / US Air Force Warfare Center– Visualization Lab in Colorado Springs, Colorado, providing technical expertise in digital media design and production to include computer graphic design, 3D animation, video production, art and photography. Dan’s graphic design artwork has been featured in the Air Force Space Command’s Command Overview Brief and the High Frontier publication.
Santistevan has taught the Adobe Photoshop 101 introductory course at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center – Bemis School of Art, encouraging students to merge their technical computer skills with their creative design instincts to develop their own artistic expression.