D M Gatto is a multidisciplinary artist working in digital and live mediums. With a background in directing for stage, Gatto's body of work includes interactive installations, analog collage and assemblage, original video projects, and documentation of live performances. Gatto is co-founder of the installation art duo Gatto+Hirano, with performance artist Makoto Hirano.
Based in Philadelphia PA, Gatto's works have been shown at a variety of venues including The Ringling Museum of Art (FL), the Philadelphia Fringe Festival (PA), Da Vinci Art Alliance (PA), Asian Arts Initiative (PA), Culture Project (NYC), Vayo Collage Gallery (NY), Stone Valley Arts (VT), and the Scandinavian Collage Museum (Norway) as part of their permanent collection.
In addition to her art practice, Gatto also works as a crisis counselor with survivors of domestic violence, teaches self-defense, and trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.