Part-Time Lecturer of Art (Painting and Drawing)
M.F.A. University of Pennsylvania
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 with honors from Sonoma State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, concentrating in both painting and printmaking. In May 2017, Danielle received her Master of Fine Arts 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 and Mid-Atlantic region, as well as the Tri-State area, New England and the Greater Philadelphia region. In addition, Danielle has experience teaching Fine Art at the University of Pennsylvania and Harcum College and also instructs at various non-profits and community art centers within Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Most recently, Cartier has painted and installed three public art murals within the Waterfront South neighborhood of Camden. 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. Danielle continues to make large-scale multimedia paintings and public art murals from her local studio at Camden Fireworks.