Born in1971,Hancock, Michigan USA Daniel C. Boyer received a B.A. in Politics and History from Curry College and also studied at Harvard University. In 2005 he was named an Academical Knight of Verbano, Ordine Internazionale <>. He is the author of The Octopus Frets: political poems and the artist?s book The Tailgating Spinster. He has exhibited his work in seven solo exhibitions in Houghton and Marquette, Michigan; New York and Montréal and over two hundred and fifty group exhibitions on every continent except Antarctica. It is included in a number of major museum collections.