Dana Oldfather Cleveland
Dana Oldfather was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1978. She is a self taught oil painter who has been in exhibitions in galleries and museums, including POV Evolving Gallery in LA, and The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. Oldfather is proud to have been awarded the generous William and Dorothy Yeck Award for Young Painters in 2012, the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for 2013, and an honorable mention in the David Bown Semiannual Competition for 2014. Oldfather is the newest and youngest featured artist at Ink Dish in San Diego, CA, where her work is found on contemporary dinnerware. Oldfather has been twice featured in the New York Times, and her work is published in the 4th book Absolut 2140 with Rojo Projects in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2014. She is currently represented at The Bonfoey Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio, Library Street Collective in Detroit, MI, and RB Stevenson Gallery in La Jolla, CA. Her work is in many public and corporate collections across the country, some of which are the nationally renowned Pizzuti Collection, Eaton Corporation, The Aria Hotel & Casino, The Bellagio Hotel & Casino, The Cleveland Clinic, and the prestigious Progressive Art Collection. Some of her biggest art influences and favorite artists are Richard Diebenkorn, Jackie Tileston, and Kristine Moran. Oldfather currently lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio.