Dana Levin (b. 1969) American, began her fine art education at the age of 16, attending the New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. She continued her studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where her achievements earned her an early graduation with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Moving to Italy to train in the techniques of the European masters, she completed three years at the Florence Academy of Art, where she joined the faculty. In search of subjects for her paintings, Levin's travels have taken her throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East and South America. She has been awarded numerous prizes and scholarships from organizations, which include the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, the Art Renewal Center and the John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Fund.
Dana Levin has been awarded numerous prizes and scholarships from organizations, which include the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, the Art Renewal Center and the John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Fund. Her work has also been published in several prestigious catalogues, books, and magazines.
Dana's painting Portait of a Young Man won the portrait category of The Artist's Magazine and will appear in the 2007 December issue. Her still lifes Orchids and Apples and Silent Still Life will be featured in the 2008 European and American editions of Who's Who in Visual Art 100 Artists. Dana is a member of the Oil Painters of America, The International Society of Realist Painters, and the International Guild of Realism.