DANNA WEISS
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Danna Weiss

Danna Weiss

Weiss is an American artist based in New York City. She began her career in her teen years, selling her jewelry line to Macy's and other stores. Her work has been featured in Redbook and Seventeen Magazine. Weiss holds a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design, a Cum Laude from Syracuse University and was awarded “Most Avant-Garde Design Collection” by Syracuse University. She completed two juried study programs at Rhode Island School of Design and The Fashion Institute of Technology prior to college. During her undergraduate years, Weiss assisted in Donna Karan’s design room, as well as Mark Eisen’s design room in Hong Kong. Weiss began her post-graduate career in the fashion departments of the publishing world for magazines including: Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Madison Magazine under acclaimed editors: Elizabeth Tilberis, Elizabeth Salzman and Bonnie Fuller. Weiss continued her fashion career as a well-known stylist to actresses, singers, and socialites. She also created a course curriculum for The Fashion Institute of Technology where she taught “Creating Public Persona for Celebrities” for two years. Weiss left her fashion career to pursue her passion for sculpture. With her roots in jewelry, she began by selling pieces to Neiman Marcus and Kirna Zabete. Her stone and wirework led Weiss to the contemporary art arena to create works in functional and sculptural art based on a spiritual quest. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Robb Report, Angeleno, Riviera, DuJour, 1stDibs and various other fashion, luxury and design outlets. Weiss was invited by Richard Meier to join in residence Mana Contemporary, where she maintains one of her two studios.