Dani received her art education from Pasadena City College, Orange Coast College, Laguna Beach School of Art, and California State University Long Beach. In 1984 she was accepted into the Orange Coast College Hall of Fame and her professional biography was published in 2000 Outstanding People of the Twentieth Century and Who's Who in American Art. During Art Expo 2002 in New York, her sculpture, Ethereal was donated for auction benefiting Academy of Fine Arts Foundation, where she is a Rembrandt Member. Dani has participated in the AKIM exhibition and auction held by Sotheby's in New York, as well as juried art exhibits at the San Bernardino Museum of Art, the Laguna Beach Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the National Academy of Design, The Salmagundi Club, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe, The American Artists Professional League and the Hudson Valley Art Association.
Her sculptures are included in the permenant collections of the R.W. Norton Foundation, the Favel Museum and the Carnegie Art Center Museum. She has exhibited in the California Art Club's Annual Gold Medal juried Exhibitions in 2000, 2002 and 2004. Her latest sculpture Poems, was accepted in the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 108th Annual Exhibition, at the National Arts Club in New York, and The American Artists Professional League's 76th Grand National Exhibition in New York.
Education: Pasadena City College; Laguna Beach School of Art; Orange Coast College: University of CA Long Beach.
Museums: Permenant collection of R.W. Norton Foundation, LA; Favell Museum, OR; Carengie Art Center Museum, NE.
Exhibits: San Bernardino Museum of Art, CA 1976-1979; University of Miss. National Show 1977; Laguna Beach Museum of Art 50th Anniv. Exhibit, CA; LA Museum of Art, CA; 1978 National Academy of Design, NY; 1978 Hudson Valley Art Assoc., NY 1978 Annual Exhibition Salmagundi Club, NY; 1996 Invitational AKIM Exhibition and Auction, Sotheby's, NY...which included such notables as Fernando Botero, Zubin Mehta, Robert De Niro, Isac Stern and other world renowned celebrities. 1997 & 1999 Orange County Artists Showcase, featured artists OCFA 1999. Member of the prestigious California Art Club, exhibited in its 90th & 92nd Annual Gold Medal juried Exhibition, Pasadena Historical Museum 2000, 2002, 94th annual exhibition, Pasadena Museum of Art 2004. Rembrandt member of the Academy of Fine Arts Foundation. Featured sculptor at the Gallerie Gabrie 2000, 2003. One woman show Simic New Renaissance Gallery 2002, Unveiling of new sculpture "Poems" Simic New Renaissance Gallery 2004, Ramona Studio Tour 2003, 2004. Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 108th Annual Exhibition at the National Arts Club, New York 2004. The American Artists Professional League 76th Grand National Exhibition, New York 2004.
Honors: 1984 Inducted into the Orange Coast College Hall of Fame. Served on the Board of Directors of Orange County Fine Arts, Inc.; Executive Board of Directors of CMSC-plus Co-Chairperson of "Orange County Artists Showcase 2000", Art-A-Fair Board of Director; Board of Directors SVVC 2004.
Awards: 1970 & 1982 Sculptor's Award Hillcrest Invitational; Orange County Fair Art Exhibit-five major awards; 1981 Mrs. John Newington Award, Hudson Valley Art Assoc., NY; 1995 1st place award in Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Membership Show, NY, published in catalog; 1995 Art Fest Award in American Artists Professional League, NY