Dana Spaeth is an award-winning photographer with a career that spans more than 25 years. Her photographs are published internationally.
Dana received a BFA in painting and photography from Cornell University and continued with graduate studies in photography at Brooks Institute of Photography. The bulk of her early professional career was focused on advertising and editorial photographic illustration with clients such as US News and World Report, Forbes, Parenting magazine, Hallmark, and Simon and Schuster.
With the birth of her first child in 2002, Dana moved to Mill Valley and turned her photographic eye toward children. Now a mother of three, she continues to photograph kids and families all over the bay area. She also specializes in headshots, portraits, still life, and fine art photography in addition to creating videos to support activist causes. Dana’s studio is located at the historic ICB buiilding in Sausalito. She is available for private and commercial commissions.
In the past several years, Dana has been returning to her roots in painting. Her most recent body of work is a series of abstract oil paintings created with palette knives. Dana’s thick application of overlapping vibrant color, evokes a structured world of woven energies traveling independantly , yet co-mingling harmoniously. She regularly participates in Marin open studios as well as the ICB Winter Open Studios.