Dana Simon’s Portfolio

Yellow Sheets

This painting plays with the bed as a canvas exploring sexuality of the man and woman entwined in the sheets. This is part of my Breakthrough series. The painting was included in a juried show organized by Very Special Arts in 1988.   Call to Rise, Juried group exhibition, traveled to: Orlando Museum of Art,… Continue Reading Yellow Sheets

A three quarters front view of female face facing left.

Artwork from the Metropolitan Museum Drawing Workshop


Image jug is on left and glass on right.

Still Life

This still life was painted on an iPad. the patterned jug on the left contrasts with the green wine glass on the right.The below article is on the New York Public Library blog page. The Art of Drawing When One is Blind or Has Low Vision by Dana Simon, May 10, 2013 With my hand,… Continue Reading Still Life

Image of Dancer, two wood cut-outs of a head and body the body has one leg and no arms, painted in dark pink.

Breakthrough: Three dimensional paintings

Dana Simon’s work is figurative, and her vibrant energetic colors conveys great feeling.  Working with materials like wood, Plexiglas and plaster life casts, she has created a way to break through limits set by the two dimensional form.  Dana Simon has Usher’s Syndrome a progressive condition that affects both her sight and hearing. ”When I… Continue Reading Breakthrough: Three dimensional paintings