Daniel Lang was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1935. First attending Northwestern University, Lang earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tulsa. Underscoring his postgraduate studies are a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa, four Yaddo Fellowships and two MacDowell Colony Fellowships.
Since 1978, Lang spends six months in New York City and the other half of the year in the small, medieval village of Montone in Umbria, Italy. He is currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Daniel Lang first established his reputation as an etcher and in 1995, he collaborated with Stewart & Stewart to do his first work in screenprint at the Wing Lake Studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.