Daniel (The Basement Monster) O’Brien is a Trinidad born Illustrator currently residing in Queens, New York with his loyal and energetic dog by the name of Obbie. He holds a BFA in Illustration from The School of Visual Arts. With that and his love of everything folklore, nature, and science, he is constantly fueling his passion for illustration. He uses his honed ability to bring forth exuberant, and whimsical illustrations full of life, and rich color.Daniel has been published in magazines, books, blogs, and websites. He has also exhibited, as well a curated a few gallery shows. He is currently finishing writing and illustrating his first book by the name of The Carnival Prince, and is excitedly looking forward to the next project.