ARTIST Biography

Danielle Cartier is best known for her mural projects and large-scale, multimedia paintings made from reconstructed materials, recombined ephemera and layered printmaking and painting processes. Danielle was born in San Jose, California in 1991 and grew up in the Northern California Bay Area.  She graduated from Sonoma State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, concentrating in painting and printmaking. In 2017, Danielle received her Master of Fine Art degree from the Graduate School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Her work has been viewed in various exhibitions across Northern California, the Midwest, New England, the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as the Tri-State area and greater Philadelphia. Danielle has experience teaching studio art courses at Sonoma State University in California, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey. Cartier also has experience instructing visual art at various non-profits and community art centers within Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Danielle has painted and installed eight public art murals within the Waterfront South neighborhood of Camden, New Jersey. Her recent Camden mural project was a headlining article in the South Jersey Courier Post and was also featured on ABC Channel 6 Action News Philadelphia (Check out the article here). Currently, she teaches Introduction to Studio Art, Visual Fundamentals, Painting I and Portfolio Practices within the Department of Visual, Media and Performing Arts at Rutgers University, Camden. Danielle continues to make large-scale multimedia paintings and public art murals from her local studio at Camden Fireworks Gallery and Creative Space in New Jersey. Cartier has recently completed her next series of 3 maritime-themed murals in South Camden after being awarded a grant from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts. For her most recent mural project in Waterfront South, Danielle partnered with the Camden Shipyard Maritime Museum and the project was featured in the South Jersey Courier Post.(Check out the article here).

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