High School

High School Diploma

August 1996 - May 2000

  • Studied under the great artists, Ben Steele, Neil Jussila, John Pollack, Peter Warren,  Rena Brouwer, Charles Gick, Kathy Reeves, C.W. Mundy, Leo Neufeld, & Tracy Linder
  • BA from Montana State University, Billings, Magna Cum Laude
  • MA from Purdue University, Magna Cum Laude
  • Mentored by Professor Emeritus, Arnie Kvaalen. 

School of Arts

Masters of Arts

Bachelor of Arts

August 1998 - May 2000

My Education

 ZIER galleRy

August 1974 - May 1978

  • Zier's studies not only honed her technique across various mediums, it also helped prepare her for life as an artist.
  • During Dana's 15 years in Indiana, her teaching included from University classes and additional volunteer Alzheimer Art classes.
  • At Zier Gallery, private lessons, children's Monday after-school classes, and group classes are available.  Call 406-298-0841 for availability.

artist dana zier and guests

  • Roberts High School Valedictorian