daniel Baltzer is the Executive Director and a co-founder of tLS. Before becoming a full time painter, daniel spent 8 years teaching art and leading after-school programs for the under served in Columbus, Ohio, South Bronx and Queens, NYC. He then spent a few years as a studio assistant for an international artist residency, an art assistant on several TV shows, and a freelance finish carpenter. His work with tLS has given daniel a chance to realize opportunities to use his entrepreneurial and artistic gifts to God's glory. He became a leader of an Art Industry Renewal Group for his church (Apostles NYC) and uses his home to disciple young artists finding their way in NYC. Seeing the flourishing of artists using thier gifts gives daniel great joy.