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About Daniela Schweitzer by Peter Frank
"The mythos of painting resides in its unique and predominant place in Western art history, but also in the perceptual conundrum it poses. Paint, of any kind, manifests a physical presence but is traditionally tasked to depict material things that are not really there."
The Joyful Dance to Water
June - August 2018
Santa Monica Arthouse.
Daniela featured in a solo summer art show.
Daniela Schweitzer featured in UK Vogue Magazine March 2018 issue as one the “Local Artists to Watch” in their “West Coast Living…Vogue’s best kept local secrets”
Daniela Schweitzer featured in UK House & Garden Issue, international artists section
UK House & Garden - July 2017
New Design for Arts Festival
The Malibu Times - July 2016
Schweitzer featured artist. "Thousands of people will converge on the Malibu Civic Center this Saturday and Sunday for the 45th Annual Malibu Arts Festival. More than 200 painters, sculptors, craftsmen and other artists will be showcasing..."
Daniela's first prize winning painting at Made in CA included in the Orange County Register
Orange County Register - April 2015
"But it was a Los Angeles artist who stole the show. Malibu resident Daniela Schweitzer won first place with “Conversation at the Beach,” an acrylic painting of two women chatting..."
Daniela featured in Malibu Surfside News
Malibu Surfside News - February 2015
"Schweitzer — although trained classically throughout her childhood and into her early adult life in her home country of Argentina — considers herself an abstract painter, “inspired to deconstruct real every day stories,” she said."
Daniela in Hometown Heroes: Medicine & Arts
Santa Monica Mirror - February 2015
"The once bare white walls of the Essentia showroom display paintings that burst with color and energy, landscapes of place and emotion. Images of dancers, workers, & people talking, show us life in South America & are works of Schweitzer”
Gloria Delson reviews Daniela's Work
Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts - August 2014
Daniela Schweitzer is another wonderful recent find in our Abstract Expressionist Circle. Generally more known for her figurative works, she began exploring figurative abstractions and recently segued into purely abstract paintings.
Local Artist Featured At Santa Monica Gallery
Malibu Times - July 2014
Daniela Schweitzer, a Malibu resident, will have her work, including her piece, “Fast Milonga in the Street,” at the Tara Gallery in Santa Monica. Schweitzer is one of three featured artists whose work will be on display through July 30.
California Cool at Laguna Art Museum, March 4, 2023
Online auction through Artsy Feb 18-March 4,2023
Awards and Recognitions
Daniela One of the Awarded Artists in “Fresh Awards Exhibition”, 2018
Fresh Awards Exhibition, 2018 is a group show of nine artists who were selected from over 400 artist entries last year for the FRESH 2017 juried exhibition. Jurors, Peter Frank and Fatemeh Burnes, selected the artists they agreed made a strong impact and best represented current ideas and trends in Contemporary Art.
Bronze Winner: ART FORWARD CONTEST
International Online Competition. February 2016. Piece awarded: “Ready to Dive In”
Daniela selected as one of 12 featured Artists in...
“Picturing Power", An Art Exhibit Celebrating the Strength and Diversity of Los Angeles Women. March 2014. Selected as one of the twelve featured artists ( art was curated. Piece selected “Stroll to the Sunday Feria") in the Women’s History Month, “Picturing Power” art exhibit organized by Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City of Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women, and the Department of Cultural Affairs. Art showcased on the Gallery bridge of City Hall West from March 11 to April 11.
Daniela Wins First Prize of the Show
At the 30th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition at the City of Brea Art Gallery, March 2015, Daniela’s painting, “Conversation at the Beach,” won First Place of the Show out of the approximately 1,000 statewide entries! “Conversation at the Beach” is a 48x48 acrylic on canvas painting that Daniela painted in the fall of 2014, inspired by a photograph Daniela took of two women talking and enjoying a day at the beach. The annual Made in California Juried Exhibition celebrates the proud tradition of displaying the works of established artists from all over California while revealing new creative movements in the California art scene all in the Gallery’s 6,500 square foot exhibition space.
Daniela Wins Third Prize of the Show
At ARTFEST 2015, a Malibu Juried exhibition benefiting the local MHS Arts Angels juried by Michael Zakian, Director of the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Daniela’s piece “A Moment of Contemplation” won third prize.