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Dana Heffern | Chair, Visual Arts
Faculty and Chair, Visual Arts
Curator of The Gallery at Burlington College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Dana is the Chair of the Visual Arts department at Burlington College. She has been working as a fine artist, decorative painter, interior designer, and Broadway scenic artist (NYC) since 1998. Dana has lead the painting crews for many Tony nominated/awarded scenery on Broadway: shows such as Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone, Spring Awakening, The Lion King, The Color Purple, and Mamma Mia. Her interior designed spaces, both public environments and private homes, can be found in New York City, Ohio, Florida, Vermont and New Hampshire. Her paintings and drawings have been shown in galleries in New York and Vermont. In 2009 Dana moved to the Burlington area where she completed her MFA at Goddard College. She is a United Way ‘Hometown Hero’ nominee through Spectrum Youth and Family Services. Her performance installation, ANTIDOTE, was recently re-produced at Smith College, Massachusetts. Dana is currently working on paintings for her solo show in Berlin, Germany, opening in October of this year.