Artist Biography

"I am inspired by people, beautiful people, resilient people, typography and handwritten notes, bold colors, bold statements, combining textures, turning trash into treasure, asymmetry, coloring outside the lines, metals, intricate wax prints, intricate hairstyles, intricate hair stories, concrete jungles, real jungles, fauna, flora, love, real love, unexpected love, long lasting and unconditional love, cultural preservation and creation, problem solving, the fight for justice, the arrival of freedom, storytelling, truth telling -- even when the truth hurts, really-really-really good music, delicious food, delicious conversation, and the surprise and wonder in each new day." - D. Wright artist manifesto


Dania Wright is a multidisciplinary visual artist whose work spans painting, graphic design, mixed media, animation, and storytelling. Her creative practice meets at the intersection of storytelling and social impact, with a deep desire to elevate underrepresented perspectives. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in the United States (California, Florida, and Georgia), and South Africa.

Dania has worked with clients and partners like Clorox, Southern Poverty Law Center, Stanford University, YES! Magazine, as well as authors and literary publishers. She is a former K–12 visual art teacher and adjunct professor of animation and film production at Florida State College, Jacksonville.

Dania graduated with a BA in Animation with a Studio Arts minor from Loyola Marymount University and an MPA from University of San Francisco. 

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Dania currently lives in Atlanta, GA with her poodles Nubia Nzinga and Cleopatra Solange (Cleo Sol).