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Paint, Parties, Parks and Performing

Posted on Aug 25th, 2016

Phew! It’s been a busy week for me and the PaintJam team! I’m off to the “Party Like a Rockstar” awards tonight in Houston to perform for the International Live Events Association. Next, we’re off to Biloxi, Mississippi to paint up a storm for NAPA Auto Parts at the ...

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Speed Painting Takes Dan Places

Posted on May 11th, 2016

The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian, The Mall and Television. What a trip! This was a big week and lots of preparation went into it beforehand in my studio in Magnolia, Texas and we have been planning for a year. It was finally here and we were excited! I refer ...

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A Speed Painter, the Boys and Girls Clubs and Jay Leno

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2016

For seven years I have had the district honor of performing as a Speed Painter for the Boys and Girls clubs of Broward County at the “Concourse d’Elegance” ( That there is French for “fancy antique car show! “) at the Boca Beach Club resort, a Waldorf Astoria hotel ...

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Happy Belated New Year

Posted on Feb 10th, 2016

I am finally getting around to the new year and reflecting on the old. It took me a month to settle back into things, after the crazy December travel and show and studio commission schedule. Now, I am back in the studio and being productive. What a year 2015 ...

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Speed Painter Dan Dunn Opens for Terry Fator

Posted on Feb 6th, 2015

January 5-19, 2015:  What a week! We flew to Orlando to perform for Honeywell. I painted Ray Charles, Einstein and a Honeywell  laser scanner. Then off to Anaheim to perform for “The Special Event” trade show for event planners. We had a fun meeting and enjoyed visiting with the ...

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PaintJam and the Super Bowl

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

A few years back, Super Bowl XLIV was played in Miami in 2010. I was all over the place that year, flying all over the world. It was insane! Out of nowhere we got a call – and I was honored to be offered a spot to perform at ...

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Amazing Opportunities: MLK Speed Painting

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

As a speed painter I get amazing opportunities to perform all over the world for some pretty amazing reasons. With the Release of “Selma” by Oprah Winfrey and all of the problems in the world this year, I can’t help but think back to my childhood and how the ...

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Speed Painter Rocks the Cotton Bowl

Posted on Jan 1st, 2015

This was our fourth year performing for the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Cowboy Stadium in Dallas! Last year they skipped us and hired another speed painter. Three people from the event management company have came up and mentioned that they are glad I am back, and I am glad ...

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Early Days as a Speed Painter on the Ellen Show

Posted on Nov 19th, 2014

A few years back, I performed on The Ellen Degeneres Show. I had performed on the Carson Daly show so I wasn’t too nervous – shows are all different but also kind of the same. And I was gigging all over the world, working private events as an event ...

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"I’ve never seen a performance quite like yours before. Your energy was a perfect match for the mood of the evening and I loved how you surprised us all. I had no idea what to expect…Together we raised more than $2 million dollars in donations..." Sir Richard Branson
"This guy is amazing. Speaking of talented guys we have Dan Dunn… He might be insane. It will blow your mind, the guy is fantastic." Jimmy Fallon
"Our thanks to painter Dan Dunn and his extraordinary portrait of todays starting quarterbacks." "Our thanks to painter Dan Dunn and his extraordinary portrait of todays starting quarterbacks."
"You were a huge hit! I am always looking for a dramatic and powerful way to kick off our meetings. Not only did you WOW the audience but you set the right stage and tone for the remainder of our meeting. People are still talking about your performance! Your tribute to our founder was incredibly well done and very moving. I don’t think there was a dry eye in the place." Roger McClung Manager, Training & Development Savers Inc.
"What a pleasure it was to have you as part of our annual convention in New Orleans! Your presentation got everyone jazzed up for the conference and was a wonderful way to begin a very exciting conference! Everyone in attendance thoroughly enjoyed your presentation and we were honored to have you…" Deborah Reeve Executive Director National Art Education Association