A highly organized person who unabashedly dances in public, Danielle graduated manga cum laude with honors from Ursinus College where she majored in Media Communication Studies and Dance. Thereafter, she got her start as a graphic designer with HDR, an Architecture firm in Princeton, NJ. Danielle received her MFA from The University of Missouri (MU) emphasizing in Graphic Design and Video Art. During her stay at MU she discovered a true passion for teaching and is now an Assistant Professor of Art at Columbia College.
Danielle also works as a freelance designer collaborating with clients on everything from brand development to website design. Some recent clients include: the National Basketry Organization, the University of Missouri Libraries, the Health Communication Research Center, Talking Horse Productions, Lexington Community Arts Pilot Project, and various other local businesses.
In her current body of video artworks, Danielle takes a critical, but humorous look at how technology has become a poignant player in our connections and rituals. Some recent exhibitions include: MySLART “33June” in St. Louis, MO, “Filmideo 2017: 12th Annual Film and Video Screenings” at the Index Art Center in Newark, NJ, and a solo exhibition for “Virtual Pedestrians” at the Craft Studio Gallery in Columbia, MO.
Her greatest design accomplishment to date was the redesign of the University of Missouri Library website. Danielle’s greatest geek accomplishment to date…is her ongoing Instagram challenge to find and design greeting cards (@365cards). When she’s not in front of a computer screen, you may find Danielle dancing to some tunes, on a road/camping trip, or cooking something yummy from her garden.