Born and raised in Indianapolis, Ind., I have been drawing and painting for most of my life. I thrive on bringing creativity to every corner of my life, including my professional and volunteer activities. Depending on my mood and inspiration, this can be through drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, or writing.

Education and Credentials
2015 Fundamentals of Photography, Indy Photo Coach
My university education focus was in business, with a masters degree from Anderson University in 2009; however, I chose advertising, art and marketing for electives where possible. Prior to becoming a full-time artist, my career spanned more than 25 years in jobs using my skills as a graphic designer, photographer and art director.
Studied under: Kay Clay, at Crispus Attucks H.S. and the Indianapolis Art Center.

Professional Affiliations & Community Involvement
2017, Indianapolis Downtown Artist & Dealers Association
2012-213, Hendricks County Arts Council Board
2009-2012, Indianapolis Downtown Artist & Dealers Association, Exhibitions committee
2008-2012, Indianapolis Art Center, Artist membership
2000-2007, American Marketing Association

Honors and Awards
2008, 1st Place Photography, Lions Club International
1988, Portfolio Winner, LS Ayres Scholastic Competition
1987, Gold Key Finalist, LS Ayres Scholastic Competition
1985/86/87/88, 500 Festival of the Arts

Exhibitions
2017-Current, Speedway Centre for the Arts, Speedway, Indiana
2016, Wabash Brewery, Indianapolis, Indiana
2016, Arts Gala: Visions, Plainfield, Indiana
2014, Arts Gala: Visions, Plainfield, Indiana
Jan. 2010 to December 2011, The Art Bank Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
Sept. 2009, “Oranje 2009”, Oranje Indy
Oct. 2009 – 2011, “IDADA First Fridays on Mass Avenue”, soli deo gallery
Feb. 2010, “Art Salon!”, Event partnership with Meridian Design Group and Noble of Indiana

Copyright © 2017. All images are property of the artist and cannot be used without the express written permission of Danielle J. Scott.

  • Joined: October 2007

Journal

Merry Christmas Redbubble Friends

I wish a very Merry Christmas to all of my friends on Redbubble. 2009 was an exciting year in my art, the first year in 20+ that I have shown my original art in a public forum. I am hoping for grown and opportunities in my art in 2010 and a lot of it is thanks to the friendship and support of those who have emailed and provided feedback here on Redbubble. Thank you and I wish the same for all of …
Posted over 7 years – Leave a comment

My art on exhibit - Nov. 6th in Indy

If you live near or will be near Indianapolis, IN on the evening of Nov 6, 2009, please stop by forty-five degrees on Massachusetts Ave. Several of my black and white pieces will be on display and for sale. For more info on the event, email me here on Redbubble or find me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/daniellejsmith. / Thank you!
Posted almost 8 years – Leave a comment

Being a 'real' artist, observation, questions?

Have had my first art show in Indianapolis (www.oranjeindy.com) on September 19th. Boy, was it a learning experience. Didn’t sell a lot, but got great feedback, a lead to my 2nd show (October 2nd at a local gallery/martini bar’s First Friday event). Seems shows are a lot of work, and galleries take a huge percentage of the sale. Guess there isn’t a happy medium. Can you be succe…
Posted almost 8 years – Leave a comment

FINALLY FINISHED

I am so excited. First, I want to thank everyone who has commented on my art and interracted with me via redbubble the past couple of years. / I have been doing art a little all along, when I have had time, but as of last week, I am finally finished with another project that was consuming the majority of my time (besides my full time day job)—I am finally finished with my graduate degree pr…
Posted over 8 years – 4 comments
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