Biography

Danielle Foushée is an artist/designer and Assistant Professor of Visual Communication Design at Arizona State University. She received her first MFA in Design at Cranbrook Academy of Art, and recently completed another MFA in Visual Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Danielle’s current work involves public art, placemaking, and biophilia. Public projects include commissions from Storefronts Seattle at Amazon HQ, Seattle City Parks, and the City of Bellevue, Washington. Ms. Foushée recently undertook a 12,000-mile road trip — to survey and experience firsthand — public/outdoor art throughout the western United States. Visit her field notes at mowart.tumblr.com.

After moving to Arizona in 2016, she was appointed to the Phoenix Arts & Culture Commission, advising on public art projects, developing programming, building partnerships, and advocating for community participation in the arts, and was previously a member of the Snohomish County Arts Commission in Washington State.

Design clients have included MOCA L.A., The Boston Conservatory, Chronicle Books, The U.S. Forest Service, University of Colorado Extension, GameWorks, FIDM, and Myriad Pictures. Her work has been recognized by How magazine, Communication Arts, American Center for Design, University & College Designers Association, Graphic Design USA, and Graphis, among others. Her students have been honored by Graphis, Creative Action Network, and Type Directors' Club.