Dan Trantina was born in 1965 in Přerov - Czech Reublic. He studied from 1980 to 1985 at the Central Polygraphic School school in Brno, he received further professional education in the years 1986 - 1992 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in the studio of monumental painting lead by prof. Jiří Načeradský.
Trantina‘s visual speech represents a fine synthesis of gestural painting and expressive abstraction describing a real model or topic. In each of Trantina‘s paintings, energy and dynamism attract attention.
Dan Trantina is not only a prominent representative of the graduates of the Načeradský School. He has created and held an important place on the contemporary painting scene, his paintings are represented in important public collections.