The youngest in a family of five children, Danielle was born Aprist 1st, 1959 in Ottawa. She is the daughter of an agriculturist from the Byward Market. Her parents Lorenzo and Therese provided considerable support in her artistic endeavours. Her personal growth evolved under the guidance of Mrs.
Willamina Pinkus as the drawing and painting teacher and Ms. Colliers as the figure drawing teacher in the Fine Arts Department of Ottawa’s High School of Commerce. With dreams of fulfillment, she absorbed her surroundings and proceeded to imitate her older brother’s detailed artwork. At age thirteen she won her first international competition in Menneapolis, Minnesota. This first accomplishment led to her decision to become a Fine Artist. Soon afterwards, her first art show the the Federation des femmes candiennes-francaises in Ottawa’s St. Laurent was succesful. This further inspierd her to express her style in her art work.Danielle has exhibited her works over the years in the Ottawa region and has won many firtst place titles in art shows. She has been featured in the Ottawa Valley Guide for all artists in the Ottawa region. Her works have been displayed in several publications and magazines such as Folkart and Parkhurst Exchange.She lives in the “deep woods” of East Aldfield Qhebec where she is currently building a stone cottage which includes an artificial handmade lake named “Lily Francine” in her sisters’s memory.