Daryl Wise has more than 20 years of public relations and special event experience in the computer software and hardware, music and sports industries. Last year Daryl co-authored "Secrets of Award-Winning Digital Artists: Creative Techniques and Insights for Photoshop, Painter and More." with Jeremy Sutton. Foreword By: Peter Max. He presently runs a small PR and event company and takes care of Press and Artist Relations for Curious Labs. Prior to "going solo", Wise was Manager of Media and Artists Relations at Fractal Design, a computer graphics and visual computing software company that later merged and became MetaCreations Corporation. He was responsible for a large portion of public relations programs, working with leading graphics periodicals and national and international computer software journalists. He was also responsible for maintaining artist and community relations, as well staging special events and press conferences. Wise has worked for a number of companies as an independent contractor with companies including: Curious Labs, Macworld Expos, Seybold Seminars, Rogers and Cowan PR, Shandwick Convergence PR, Markzware, Bill Graham Presents, MTV, O'Neill Inc., Cresscare Senior Health, UPSHOT Inc., The Sea Otter Classic, The City of Watsonville, Laguna Seca Raceway, LatinReps, Meals on Wheels of Santa Cruz County and the Catalyst Nightclub. Wise holds a degree in Public Relations from San Jose State University with a minor in Business.