Born 1949, Allentown, PA
For fifteen years, between 1964 to1980, Daniel Kainz apprenticed and came to master stone carving as an employee of the Wenz Company, Inc. in Allentown, PA. Here he developed new sandblasting techniques, studied with master stone carvers from Italy, and created his early stone sculptures. Since 1991, Kainz has been the general manager of the sculpture division at Wenz Company, Inc. Having apprenticed with artist Karen Mikolas, Kainz’s expertise encompasses wood carving and glass work as well. Kainz has participated in numerous exhibitions throughout the United States and his work is included in various public and private collections including: Albright College, reading, PA; Widener University Law School, Chester, PA; Lincoln University, Lincoln, PA; Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA; Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art located at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA.