Dana Donaty (b. 1966, Columbus, Ohio) is a contemporary American painter, an innovative conceptual artist widely recognized for provocative canvases with unusual narratives. Her colorful works are full of artistic ingenuity and an engaging use of materials.
One of the greatest influences on her life, her father Dr. Donaty encouraged her to become a doctor but the artistic matrilineal force was too strong. Raised in New Jersey, Dana received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, PA in 1988. In the early 1990’s Dana moved to London, where she began her career. Twelve years later, Dana relocated to South Florida where she currently lives and works.
Achievements include exhibiting in highly regarded fine art shows, designer showhouses, and award-winning public art projects. Dana has garnered multiple awards within the design industry and for high profile residential and commercial projects. She relishes each collaboration with remarkable creative expertise.
Dana has been featured in national and international publications, is very active in the arts community, collaborating with artists, ASID Industry Partner, Chairman of the Delray Public Art Advisory Board, July 2008 - July 2012 & Delray Pineapple Grove Arts Board Member 2007-2010.
She is currently an artist-in-residence at the Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL.
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio