Dana Oldfather was born in Berea, Ohio in 1978.  She is a self taught painter who has been in exhibitions in galleries and museums across Australia and the United States including The Butler Institute of American Art and MOCA Cleveland. 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 and 2015. 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, OH, Zg Gallery in Chicago, IL, and Red Arrow Gallery in Nashville, TN with whom her was exhibited at Texas Contemporary in 2016.  Dana Oldfather’s work is internationally collected and can be found in many public and corporate collections in the US including the world renowned Pizzuti Collection with The Joseph Editions, Eaton Corporation, MGM International with The Aria Hotel & Casino and The Bellagio Hotel & Casino, The Cleveland Clinic, and the prestigious Progressive Art Collection. She currently lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio.


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