Dayna De Hoyos has been in the world of art since the age of 18 when she began her formal training in fine art at San Antonio College, and the University of Texas. She studied painting, drawing, theatre, radio, television, and film. After college she pursued her passion and opened an artist run space at the Blue Star Arts Complex in San Antonio, Texas. Stella Haus Art Space showcased new and established talent for a decade and contributed to the success of the art community through membership on the Blue Star Museum Board of Directors, as well as curating shows monthly. She pursued her passion for painting, photography, and film in her art making as well as promoted others. She exhibited her own work in museums across the country and in in the collections of Barry Manalow, Estee Lauder, and Dave Matthews to name a few.
In 2012 Dayna closed Stella Haus Art Space and moved from San Antonio to the area of Fredericksburg, Texas. She married her college sweetheart Sky Patterson, and started Stella Haus Films to continue to pursue her artistic abilities by making films and photography commercially. Dayna currently lives and works on Stieler Ranch, her husbands historic ranch where she makes social media video, branding films, commercials, and art films for her clients. She also creates photography including headshots, branding imagery, food photography, and social media photo content.
The other side of Stella Haus Films is Wedding Films which unlike most wedding video has a more cinematic and artistic bent. In her spare time she raises horses, chickens, and is a dog mama to a border collie named Ruby and a slew of rescue kitties. She also enjoys running, cooking, and gardening.