Dana Donaty

"My work is mash up of classical portraiture and process based exploration derived through a conversation between right and left brain. The left is rooted in "classic" painting while the right needs to explore and allows chance and happenstance space to prevail.

To experience each piece is an act of allowing ones mind to run wild, granting room to create through pareidolia what may have never been noticed before. Moments that can be found in our everyday lives are transposed upon the canvas, elevating them from existing as just a face in the clouds to being in colloquy with the history of painting.

Randomness can coexist with planned execution as we see each day, but only if we allow it the breadth to do so."