Dayna is one of the most talented and strategic illustrators I have ever worked with. A true creative talent—with a perfect blend of exquisite watercolors, ink drawings and conceptual skills.
—Mordechai Friedman, Art Director, Intergovernmental Philatelic Corporation
US AIR FORCE . AT&T . AMERICAN EXPRESS . REPUBLIC OF GUYANA . BARRON’S MAGAZINE . BUSINESSWEEK . ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY . FORBES MAGAZINE . GENERAL ELECTRIC . CIA . GIRL SCOUTS . HILTON WORLDWIDE . INTERGOVERNMENTAL PHILATELIC CORPORATION . KELLOGG'S . LOUIS VUITTON . NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION . DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION . MBNA . METLIFE . NBC . PAN AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT CORP . READER’S DIGEST . EVENTS DC . SONY MUSIC . TIFFANY & CO . TIME MAGAZINE . TIMES SQUARE . UNICEF . UNITED NATIONS . USAID . VOGUE MAGAZINE . HGTV . VISA . NASCAR . FOOD NETWORK . US HOLOCAUST MUSEUM . REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA . DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY . CARIBBEAN . DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY . USDA . NASA . FEMA . SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION . RALPH LAUREN . FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION . EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT . VERIZON . US ARMY CORPS . US SECRET SERVICES . TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
IDENTITY . ARCHITECTURE + INTERIORS . PRODUCTS + PACKAGING . EXHIBITIONS + INSTALLATIONS . DIGITAL EXPERIENCES . ADVERTISING . EDITORIAL + PUBLISHING . PRIVATE COMMISSIONS . POSTAGE STAMPS . GALLERIES . NON-PROFIT + GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS
Dayna graduated with honors from both the University of Florida and Parsons School of Design, NYC. Postgraduate work includes studies at School of Visual Arts, Smithsonian and The Art Students League, NYC where she led courses in drawing and anatomy. Most recently, Dayna earned a Web Development and Digital Arts degree from Boston University. She has lived and worked in New York City and now resides in Washington, DC.
During her time in New York, Dayna worked as an illustrator, designer and creative strategist for companies from TIME Magazine and SONY Music to the NYC Economic Development Corp. before establishing her own practice.
The E.W. Scripps Company relocated Dayna to Washington, DC to serve as Senior Manager and Creative Director where she played a key role in their transformation to the Scripps Media Center. She later worked for international agencies including Ogilvy and Ketchum PR to name a few.
Currently, Dayna is a Creative Director producing designs and illustrations under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, serving more than 360 federal agencies and reaching 1.8 million federal employees. In addition, she creates artwork for children’s books, corporate and private commissions and postage stamps around the globe.
Dayna has been an active member of the illustration and design community lending her artistic contributions to numerous boards and volunteer ventures.