About Dana Zed

Dana Zed has been creating unique, vital artwork that speaks to the mind and heart for more than twenty years. She has exhibited in one-woman shows at the Francine Ellman Gallery in Los Angeles and Braunstein/Quay Gallery in San Francisco, as well as in countless group shows. In January 2012 she was artist-in-residence at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.


Dana in her studio

Dana’s work has been featured in American Craft magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, SF Art Examiner, Artweek, New Glass Review, Glass Art Magazine, Tricycle, and many others. She is a dynamic and appreciated teacher for both adults (Esalen Institute) and children (through Bay Area schools).

In 2012 Dana completed a large scale public art project in colored glass for the Portola Public Library through the San Francisco Art Commission. You can view the complete array of her artwork on DanaZed.com, or read about her travels by bike on her personal blog.

Dana studied at Brown University and at the Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle. Dana’s complete resume can be viewed at DanaZed.com.

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