Alum Profile – Dan Erickson ‘07

By | October 30, 2020

Dan Erickson standing in front of his artwork hung on a wallDan Erickson, who had an artistic interest since an early age, earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Daemen College.

“My college experience at Daemen was everything I had hoped for as a student,” said Erickson. “Small class sizes established an atmosphere that allowed growth, development, and the creation of lifelong friendships.”

He started his career as a sign maker and moved to sign designer at a local business. Erickson’s interest in music led to a more than 10-year career in several successful bands, traveled across the country, and showcased for a major label.

Erickson is currently owner and founder of Buffalo D.E.Signs, which produces handcrafted customizable art. He is a vendor for The BFLO Store and has sold custom art across the country. One of his most memorable works was customized art for Buffalo Bills Pro Bowler Tre’Davious White and his customer clientele continues to grow.

“My biggest focus is creating a personal connection through art – something unique, cost-effective, and, most importantly, to bring someone’s vision to life through my work while providing top notch customer service,” said Erickson.

Buffalo D.E.Signs has been a business since April 2019 and has a 5 star rating on every platform he provides his work on.

Erickson and his wife Ashley are parents of two daughters.