Colourful selt-portrait of fashionable Black woman standing in a phone booth with a cell phone covering her face. Seagulls fly in the background.

Dana Edmonds has a multidisciplinary practice balanced between painting and graphic + web design. Born in Montreal, where she lives and works, Dana received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax (1990). She has also studied Graphic Design at Dawson College and Art Education at McGill University.  Dana has attended BANFF Emerging BAIR Residency, Alberta (2022) and Jano Lapin Residency, Montreal (2022). Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Canada and the US including including  "I am NSCAD" Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax (2015), "Show Your World" Gallery MC, New York (2016), "Painting 2017: Juried Exhibition," John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto (2017), 33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition"  Agora Gallery, New York (2018), Xposed: Humans vs. Planet Earth", Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art, Alberta (2019), "Future_Tense," Intervals Collective, Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal (2020), “Being Scene" Workman's Art, Toronto (2022), Art for Climate Justice, David Suzuki Foundation (2021) "Steal this Poster" Atelier Circulaire, Centre3, and Martha Street Studio (2023), “Zoom Art”, Laval (2023), “The Heart and Soul of St. Henri” at Musée Pointe-À-Callière, Montreal (2024). She is a recipient of grants from the Canada Council for the Arts for 2018, 2019, 2022, and 2023, the Montreal Art Council 2021 and the Conseil des Arts et des lettres du Québec 2024.