Dana Zed is a visual artist who works in many media. She has exhibited glass sculpture, intaglio etchings, and paintings (both digital and traditional) nationally. Her work can be found in many public and private collections including the Oakland Museum of Californina, The Corning Museum of Glass in NY,  The Takoma Museum in Washington, and The de Young Museum in San Francisco, and the City of Berkeley  among others.

Born near Washington DC,  Zed received a BFA from Brown University. She has received awards and grants and been published internationally. She has given workshops in numerous places including California College of Art, Pixar, Esalen Institute and more.

Since Covid started, Dana has been intensely involved with community efforts, teaching ceramics to as many as 82 kids a week (from 20 different public and private schools) in the outside area of her Oakland studio.

After Covid, now teaching just 80 kids a week and having fine art exhibitions in glass, etching and painting. (See events page)

Also, Dana is the mother of two and has bicycled extensively and written about it on

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