Daina Mattis (b. 1984) is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Los Angeles, CA. Her paintings, drawings, and sculptures explore perception and disposability through vehicles of imitation, scale, craft, and time. Mattis is the youngest of four children to Lithuanian immigrants. Her experiences in a bilingual, culturally rich home in Los Angeles greatly influence her work and how she explores visual language.

Mattis was a Cooper Union A.I.R. and shows extensively. Notable solo exhibitions include Family Style, 2020, and Vessels, 2018 at High Noon Gallery, New York, NY; Bona Fide, AMAG, St. Thomas Aquinas College, NY, 2019; The Cooper Union A.I.R. Exhibition, NY, 2016; Foreign Bodies, Marymount University of California, 2013-4; and Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney, Australia, 2010. Notable group shows include: The Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; The Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; Art Miami - Context, Miami, FL; Marymount University of California, San Pedro, CA; Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA; J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, NY. Mattis has been featured in DesignMILK, ARTnews and Professional Artist Magazine. Mattis is a founder and co-director of Undercurrent, DUMBO, NY. She is currently a lecturer at Parsons School of Design, at The New School in New York, NY. She is represented by High Noon Gallery, New York, NY and Sara Nightingale Gallery in Sag Harbor, NY.

contact - djmattis@gmail.com