Dáša’s interest in art emerged as a teen, but was put on hold for two decades for a career in Continuing Medical Education (CME). She has since studied with Nelson Shanks, Robert Liberace, and David Leffel, and has attended the Florence Academy of Art and the Lorenzo Medici School of Art.
She has won numerous awards in the sciences, including a record of 7 International Science and Engineering Fair Awards in 1982. She was also a recipient of the US Army Cherry Blossom Award, and was presented as an Honorary Guest to Prince and Princess Hitachi at the Japan Student Science Awards. She also holds a Bachelor’s in Zoology and a Master’s of Public Health from the University of South Florida.
Born in 1964 in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Dáša and her family narrowly escaped the Russian invasion of 1968. Dáša is a direct descendant of the great 16th century Czech Astronomer-Curator of the Famous Prague Orloj Clock and artist, Sir Jan Taborsky of Klokotska Hora. Her Grandfather Karel Taborsky was a Doctor of Biology at the Prague National Museum and founded the Czech Nature Conservatory, and her father, Jiri Taborsky was an Ichthyologist, holding 7 US patents. Her brother, Petr Taborsky holds 3 US patents. Dáša is recipient of a US Patent Award and invented the 3 Dimensional Periodic Table of the Elements.
Dáša lives on Longboat Key with her husband, founder and president of American Medical Seminars, Inc., and maintains a studio, The Dasa Studio, in Sarasota, FL.
Her work includes the Portrait, Nude Portrait, Figure, Landscape, and Still Life and is included in private collections in the US and Europe.
Portrait Society of America
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota
National Museum of Women in the Arts