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Marietta T. Dantonio-Fryer, American art educator. Certified teacher Pennsylvania. Nominee The Coming Up Taller award, President's Committee Arts, 1999, Excellence in Education award, Governor Delaware, 2000; recipient Smithsonian Technology and Intas Healing award, Survivors Art Foundation, 1999, Hero's award, Art and Craft Industry, 2000.


Dantonio-Fryer, Marietta T. was born on January 11, 1954 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Thomas and Frances A. Brazell.


Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Kutztown University, Pennsylvania, 1975. Master of Science in Art Education, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1977. Student, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1977.

Student, Wilmington College, Newcastle, Delaware, 2003—2004. Student, Cheyney University, Pennsylvania, 2006.


Principal, owner Dantonio Art Center, Wilmington, 1982—2000, Bearfly Production, Newark, since 2001. Adjunct professor Elwin Inc., Pennsylvania, 1990—2000, Springfield College, Wimington, 1996—2000, Delaware State University, Dover, 1996—2000. Professor art Cheyney University, Pennsylvania, since 2000.

President Totem Rhythms Inc., York, Pennsylvania, since 2000. Presenter in field.


  • Certified teacher Pennsylvania.


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  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include United Nations, New York, 2004, exhibited in group shows, 2000-2006, Wilmington College Graduate Center, 2004, Delaware, 2005, numerous exhibitions including most recently, exhibitions include Renaissance Faire, Sullivan County, 2003, 2004, Eastern Delaware County, 2003, National Mall, Washington, 2003, Association United States Army, 2004, Mental Health Conference, New York, 2004, Museum Americans, Miami, 2006, Cairo Opera House, Egypt, 2006, International Child Art Magazine, 02. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Coordinator outreach Survivors Art Foundation, New York, since 1999. Ad hoc arts committee incarcerated youth State of Delaware. Advisory committee Chester County Department Aging, Delaware, 2003—2004.

Member of Delaware Art Educators Association, American Art Therapy Association, Pennsylvania Art Educators Association, National Art Educators Association, Fine Art Society (advisory 2001-2006), Eastern Delaware Nations, International Artist Support Group, College Democratic Republican Clubs 2004-2006.


Married Richard A. Fryer, January 8, 2000. Married Ralph James Dantonio-Brazell (divorced ). 1 child Jason Andrew Dantonio.

William Thomas

Frances A. Brazell

Richard A. Fryer

Ralph James Dantonio-Brazell

Jason Andrew Dantonio Dantonio-Fryer