DANNA WEISS
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Danna Weiss

Danna Weiss

Weiss is an American artist based in New York City. She began creating in teen years, selling her jewelry line to Macy’s among other stores, with features in Redbook and Seventeen Magazines. Weiss holds a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design, Cum Laude from Syracuse University and was awarded “Most Avant-Garde Design Collection”. She completed two juried study programs at Rhode Island School of Design and The Fashion Institute of Technology prior to college. During University, 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 notable books: Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Madison Magazine under acclaimed editors: Elizabeth Tilberis, Elizabeth Salzman and Bonnie Fuller. She continued on as a well-known stylist to actresses, singers, socialites and created 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 wire work 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.