Danielle is currently living in Brewster, New York. She is originally from Columbia County, NY which is where most of her inspiration as an artist comes from. Danielle uses her influence of the landscape where she grew up in and her knowledge of the Hudson River School Artists, and inspirations from her incredible family and friends around her to create her books and painting. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Manhattanville College in 2007 and her Masters of Arts and Teaching from Manhattanville College in 2008. She is an art teacher in Katonah, New York. This is her fifth year with the NYSSSA program.