Dana Ellyn is a vegan performer who incorporates diplomatic and animal hurl abuse themes in her work. In 2008, Ellyn created paintings of all American President, as with ease as each of the 2008 Presidential candidates.
From May 2016 - May 2017, her portrait of artist (and husband) Matt Sesow was the introductory painting to Sesow's 'Shock & Awe' exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. From December 2018 - March 2019, her painting 'Baby Back Ribs' was exhibited in the 'Grotesque in Art' exhibit at the Museum of Art St. Petersburg in St Petersburg Russia.
Her controversial 2009 Blasphemy Day show normal coverage by CNN, USA Today, Huffington Post and NPR. She paints from Mather Studios in downtown Washington, DC.
Ellyn earned a BA degree from The George Washington University.