A glimpse at rising above this stage (the anthropocene), and what can come next. The lines between human form and landscape are blurred which asks: what if we can really live in harmony with the planet? My hope is that viewers of these paintings will feel peace, and at the same time, notice the entanglement of a human with the rock and soil.
Size: 20 x 24 x 1.5 inches
Support: Foraged Earth Pigments on Canvas
Rock pigments picked up from Italy, Poland, and Ontario
About the Artist
Danielle forages for rocks in nature, grinds them down into a paint, and uses handmade papers or natural substrates to make paintings inspired by motherhood, human origins, and sustainability. Using exclusively handmade paints, she draws attention to the materiality of the paint and to how the earth pigments are interconnected to all bodies.
She is a mother of two, with a BFA from Ryerson University in Toronto. She lived abroad in Italy and recently relocated back to Canada. Focusing now on this hands-on and meaningful art medium, she brings pieces of nature into the homes of collectors. She is often motivated by environmental and feminist issues in our world - but often offering an optimism, evoking a sense of wonder of the natural colours of our planet.
Curated art for interior design
We hand-select pieces that are stylish, affordable, and unique. Whether you're looking for something for your new apartment or a project for work, we have you covered.
Storytelling through art
Whether it's to raise awareness for environmental causes or remind us of the beauty in the little things, each artist has a story they are trying to share through their art. These stories add so much dimension to an art piece and we love sharing these stories with you!
We are committed to sustainability in every aspect of our business, from the artists we feature to the packaging and shipping we advise our artists on.
We donate 2% of every order to cleaning the oceans.