Dana Oldfather was born in Berea, 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. She is a 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 was published in the 3rd book Absolut 2140 with Rojo Projects in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2014.  She is currently represented at The Bonfoey Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio, Angela Meleca Gallery in Columbus, OH, 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.  Oldfather currently lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio.


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