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Dana Sanchez



Dana Sanchez
6404 Evangeline Tr.
Austin, TX 78727
cell (512) 658-7859

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1999-2010 Experience
Self-Employed Artist

Specializing in paintings on canvas and trompe l’oeil murals.
Portfolio of works available online at


2004-2010 Set Painter/Scenic Artist
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
Local 484 Union Member

“My Generation” - Disney/ABC TV, series, Austin, TX
“Friday Night Lights” - NBC-TV, series, fifth season, Austin, TX
“True Grit” - Paramount Pictures Corporation, feature film, Granger, TX


“Friday Night Lights” - NBC-TV, series, fourth season, Austin, TX


“Friday Night Lights” - NBC-TV, series, third season, Austin, TX
“Friday the 13” - Paramount Pictures Corporation, feature film, Austin, TX
“Bandslam” - Walden Media, feature film, Austin, TX



“Friday Night Lights” - NBC-TV, series, second season, Austin, TX
“Fireflies in the Garden” - Senator Entertainment, feature film, Bastrop, TX
“Friday Night Lights” - NBC-TV, series, first season, Austin, TX


“Stop Loss” - Paramount Pictures Corporation, feature film, Austin, TX
“The Hitcher” - ASA Feature, feature film, Austin, TX
“No Country for Old Men” - Paramount Classics, feature film, Marfa, TX
“Grind House” - Robert Rodriguez - Back to Back Films, feature film, Austin, TX
“A House Divided” - Touchtone Television Productions, series pilot, Dallas, TX
“Friday Night Lights” - NBC-TV, series pilot, Austin, TX


“Texas Chainsaw Massacre -The Origin” - New Line Cinema, feature film, Austin, TX
“The Return” - Focus Features, feature film, Austin, TX
“Welcome to the Neighborhood” - ABC, reality TV series, Austin, TX


“The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada” - Sony Pictures Classics, feature film, Van Horn, Marfa, Shafter, TX
“Poodle Dog Lounge” - HBO, series pilot, Austin, TX
“Idiocracy” - 20th Century Fox, feature film, Austin, TX
“Friday Night Lights” - Universal Pictures, feature film, Austin, TX


“Till Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave” - MTV, commercial, Houston, TX
“The Wendell Baker Story” - Axium Film Corporation, feature film, Austin, TX


1994-1999 Education
1994-99 - St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
B.A. in Fine Arts with a minor in Graphic Design.
Magna Cum Laude


1997 - Universidad de Salamanca, Spain Intensive Spanish courses.


  Achievements/ Exhibitions
2007 - East Austin Studio Tour, Stacked Studios, Austin, TX
2003 - Selected artist for the Serie X Print Project, Coronado Studio, Austin, TX (Featured Series Print)
2007 - Austin City Hall, Austin, TX, Feb. 2006 - Feb. 2007
2005 - Fi lota Alfa Fraternity of Baylor University, Waco, TX, 10 - 18 Nov.
2005 - San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX, 19 Nov. - 16 Jan.
2004 - Center for American Studies, UT Austin, TX, 25 Feb - 31 May
2003 - Glass Curtain Gallery, Colombia College, Chicago, IL, 21 Nov. - 19 Jan.
2003 - Travel exhibit with Dr. George Rivera, Spain, Sept. - Oct.
2003 - Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX, 25 Jul - 17 Sept.


Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
Arizona State University, Hispanic Research Center, Tempe, AZ
Dr. Ricardo Romo, President UTSA, San Antonio, TX
Dr. Gilberto Cardenas, Institute for Latino Studies - Notre Dame, IN


2003 - Museum of Fine Arts Austin, Spring Exhibition, Austin, TX
2000 - Griffin School Art Exhibit, Ruta Maya, Austin, TX
2000 - Independent Art Exhibit, Quacks Bakery, Austin, TX
1999 - “Freakshow” Art Exhibit, Side Street Bar, Austin, TX
1999 - St. Edward’s University, Senior Art Exhibit


1998 - Jurors’ Choice Award, St. Edward’s University, Annual Student Art Exhibit
1996-99 - St. Edward’s University Deans List
1995-99 - St. Edward’s University Annual Student Art Exhibit