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Danna S. Dal Porto, American art educator, artist. Certified teacher, Washington. Ford Foundation fellow, 1966; Recipient Purchase award Rockwell Foundation, 1985, Central Washington University Foundation, 1989, 91.


Porto, Danna S. Dal was born on December 29, 1944 in Longview, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Winfred L. and Margaret Kingen.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Puget Sound, 1966. Master of Arts, Eastern Washington University, 1981. Master of Fine Arts, Central Washington University, 1991.


Art tcvhr., Medical Lake (Washington) Schools, 1967-1972;art tcvhr., Warden (Washington) Schools, 1972-1980;art tcvhr., Quincy (Washington) Schools, since 1992;part time art instructor, Big Bend Community College, Moses Lake, Washington, 1980-1990;art and drama teacher, Soap Lake (Washington) Schools, 1991-1992. Board directors Gallery 76, since 1980. Member Gallery One, since 1982.


  • Certified teacher, Washington.


  • Other Work

    • One woman shows at Unitarian Church Gallery, Tacoma, 1965, 66, Wallenstein Gallery, Moses Lake, Washington, 1981, Old Hotel Gallery, Othello, Washington, 1982, 86, Yakima (Washington) Regional Library., 1983, Ellensburg (Washington) Community College, 1983, Crescent Bar (Washington) Gallery, 1984, Champs d'Brionne Gallery, George, Washington, 1985, Anzelini's Gallery, Moses Lake, 1l988, Adams East Museum and Art Gallery, Moses Lake, 1992, Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley Community College, 1993. Exhibited in numerous group shows, including Ellensburg Community College Gallery, 1983, Larson Gallery, 1983, Wenatchee (Washington) Valley Community College, 1984, 86, 87, 88, 92, 95, 96, Allied Arts Gallery, Richland, Washington, 1984, Doris E. Roberts Gallery, Richland, 1985, The Gallery, Coure d'Alene, Idaho, 1985, Champs d'Brione Gallery, 1985, Masonic Temple.

      Chelan, Washington, 1985, Doris E. Roberts Gallery, Richland, 1985, Ellensburg (Washington) Community College, 1985, Dakota Art Gallery, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1985, Carnegie Center Gallery, Walla Walla, Washington, 1985, Wallenstein Gallery, 1985, 88, 89, 90, Old Hotel Gallery, 1986, Bellevue Art Museum, 1986, Ellensburg Community Gallery, 1988, 89, Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, 1988, Yakima Valley Community College, 1988, 90, 91, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, 1990, Larson Gallery, 1990, 93, Adam East Museum and Art Gallery, 1991, 92, Allied Arts Gallery, Yakima, 1995, Gallery One, Ellensburg, 1996, others. Represented in permanent collections at Central Washington State University Foundation, Rockwell Corporation, Richland, Central Washington State University, Larson Gallery Guild.


Board of directors Gallery 76, Wenatche, 1985-1989. Judge art exhibits Grant County Fair, Moses Lake, 1983-1996, small animal superintendent, 1995-1996. Director artsand crafts Grant Adams 4H Camp, Ephrata, since 1988.

Member Grant County Solid Waste Advisory Board, since 1994. Member College Art Association, Columbia Basin Allied Arts, Larson Guild.


Married Steve Dal Porto.

Winfred L.

Margaret Kingen

Steve Dal Porto