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Dana Oldfather  Cleveland, OH

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'Crinckle Shine Binding'
'Shallows'

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Dana Oldfather was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1978. She is a self taught but draws inspiration from her favorite artists: Willem de Kooning, Reed Danziger, and Yoshimoto Nara.

These abstract paintings celebrate motion, while examining the transitory nature of comfort, power, and security, she says. ‘Hand painted bubbles innocently float about either morphing into shapes or being annihilated by something hard and sharp. Objects overtake one another.’

Oldfather’s work has been exhited in galleries and museums across the country, including POV Evolving Gallery in LA, and The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. Her dinnerware designs were featured in the New York Times and she was awarded a residency at the Vermont Studio Center.


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David h drake

04.06.2016 @ 12:51 AM

Dana,
Are you in any way related to Gretchen Oldfather? I went to Cleve Inst of Art with her ...She married Manfred Troibner somewhere in the mid 70's...I like your work very much
David Drake

Rissa

03.06.2011 @ 12:03 AM

i think its just an amazing piece of art. aspecialy the first one. great job!

Candy53626548

03.05.2011 @ 11:53 PM

radical!! its like popin out at ya! word love it sista fisiculy fit fisiculy fit

Jackie

03.05.2011 @ 9:38 PM

It feels good to look at these pieces of art. They are light and airy...invites a smile even.
As others have commented...it flows and just feels good!

333

03.05.2011 @ 9:02 PM

i loveit

Yeca

03.05.2011 @ 8:38 PM

It is very unique, draws your attention.

Brian

03.05.2011 @ 6:45 PM

J.Griffith makes a fine point, still pretty cool though.

Bfp

03.05.2011 @ 6:40 PM

Beautiful...I love these!

Melody

03.05.2011 @ 3:30 PM

I like the style,the colors, the way they flow. :)

Roberto sware

03.05.2011 @ 3:30 PM

simplememnte bello,,,,,

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