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Danielle Reiner

Danielle is driven by a creative imperative that has kept her making art for more than 20 years. Building on traditional crafting techniques, such as knitting, quilting, and printmaking, she’s a self-taught artist who uses these skills to create pieces that are beautiful and functional. She endeavors to imbue her works with the spirit of handmade, drawing on the imperfections and embracing the spontaneity that is a natural part of the process. 

While she spends most of her time working with these functional crafting techniques, she also weaves in other artistic media to push herself, draw in the spirit of the unknown, and unlock the freshness that comes from learning. Holding space and time to be a beginner helps keep her work fresh and answers the creative imperative.

Creative Workshops

Introduction to Block Printing; Needles Studio, Palo Alto, CA

Work Featured

Surface Pattern Design Guide; Uppercase #41
Muted and Bright; Curated Quilts Issue 03
This Way, That Way; QuiltCon: Pasadena

Shows

Renegade Craft Fair; Chicago, IL
One of a Kind, Chicago; IL
Ravenswood Art Walk; Chicago, IL