A b o u t

Danielle Day Damson was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio where from an early age she received scholarships to figure drawing classes at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a BSID in Product Design. Recruited by a Huntsville, Alabama company; she moved there to work in product and exhibit design. Huntsville is where she has since resided and raised her family.


With a love of all things classical, she has co-founded Protégé Atelier in Huntsville to help foster the return to realism movement. She considers the real product of her art to be the process and the resulting paintings, trinkets that happen to collect along her journey. She most enjoys painting from life where the process is at it's fullest splendor. She is a Contemporary Realist and her subject matters range from still life, to figurative, landscape and portraiture. 



Bachelor of Science of Industrial Design in Product Design, The Ohio State University


O R G A N I Z A T I O N S / M E M B E R S H I P S

Portrait Society of America

Portrait Society Cecil Beaux Forum

Oil Painters of America

National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society

American Women Artists

American Impressionist Society


The Little Green Store and Gallery

Rivenbark and Roper Fine Art

Exhibitions & Honors



American Impressionist Society online exhibition


The Little Green Store and Gallery (group exhibition)

American Impressionist Society18th Annual Juried Exhibition,Montgomery-Lee Fine Art,Park City,UT

Alabama Center for the Arts (group exhibition)

National Oil and Acrylic Painters, Spring Online Show (award of merit)

Oil Painters of America 26th National Exhibition, Eisele Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Rivenbark and Roper, Gallery Opening Show

Huntsville Museum of Art, Live Auction

Women Artist of America, Spring Online Show


National Oil and Acrylic Painters, Fall Online Show
Lore Degenstein Gallery Eight Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition and Exhibit,                Selinsgrove, PA
Oil Painters of America Summer Online Showcase (honorable mention)
“Artist Premiere”, Rivenbark and Roper Gallery, Huntsville, AL


Owner & Operator at Protégé Atelier

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