Danielle Mick

Artist Statement:

Nature fills me with inspiration. Sometimes it brings a beautiful familiar and sometimes it brings uncommon grandeur. This is what my dreams are made of.

Artist Biography:

Dannielle Mick creates works of art in all mediums. Her art is inspired by the natural world, featuring sea, sky, and landscapes. She likes to maintain a sense of simplicity and finds beauty in every day surroundings

Dannielle is an internationally recognized, award-winning, professional artist and art educator. She has been teaching students of all ages for more than thirty years. Since 2009, as owner and director of Lakeside Art Studio in Parsippany, NJ, she has taught and inspired thousands of students to develop their creative potential.

Dannielle has exhibited at the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan (as part of the Federal Art in Embassies Program), the International Pastel Artists Invitational in Taipei, Taiwan, and the National Arts Club and The Salmagundi Club, both in New York City. Her work has appeared in Pastel Journal Magazine, Southwest Magazine, and The New York Times. She is a past president of the Pastel Society of New Jersey and on the past board of directors for Audubon Artists, Inc. in New York City.

EDUCATION
Study with Wolf Kahn, PSA, New York, NY
Study with Jenny Nelson, Woodstock, NY
Study with Richard McKinley, Bend, OR
Art Students League, New York, NY
National Academy of Fine Art, New York, NY
New School of Parsons, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Study with Robert Burridge, San Luis Obispo, CA

AWARDS and HONORS
Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod Juried Exhibition, 2014
Richeson75 International Landscape, Seascape & Architecture Juried Exhibition, Finalist & Meritorious, 2014
Richeson75 International Small Works 2014, Top 75 Finalist, 2014

International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) 22nd Biennial Juried Exhibition, 2013

Millburn Short Hills Art Center, Best in Show, 2011

Works in Public Collection, Kean University, 2008

Salmagundi Club Annual Non-members Exhibition, 2007

Connecticut Pastel Society Award, 2007

Pastel Society of NJ Annual Juried Exhibition, Honorable Mention, 2007

Allied Artists 93rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Pastel Society of America Award, 2006

Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Arts Club, 110th Annual Juried Exhibition, Medal of Honor, Grand Prize – Pastel/Graphics, 2006

Audubon Artists 64th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Art Students League Award, 2006

Ridgewood Art Institute 26th Regional Open Juried Show, 2006

Pastel Society of America Award, Best in Show, 2006
Pastel Society of New Jersey 1st Juried Exhibition, Award of Excellence, 2006

Millburn-Short Hills Art Center Members Exhibition, Award of Merit, 2006

Pastel Society of New Jersey Members Show, Award of Merit, 2006

Somerset Art Association, – Second Place, 2005, 2006

Paper Mill Playhouse, Award of Excellence, 2005

Paper Mill Playhouse, Award of Merit, 2004

Annual Fund Raiser, NJ Symphony Orchestra, 2003, 2002

Hunterdon County Art Auction, First Place, 2003

Somerset Art Association, Honorable Mention, 2002

Paper Mill Playhouse, Award of Merit, 2002

Livingston Art Association, Award of Merit, 2001

American Artist Professional League, Traditional Realism Award, 2000

NJ Center of Visual Arts, Award of Merit, 1995

NJ Center of Visual Arts, Best in Show, 1994

EXHIBITIONS
Monmouth Museum, Monmouth, NJ
Renjeau Galleries, Natick, MA
William Scott Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA
Richeson School of Art & Gallery, Kimberly, WI
George Segal Gallery at Montclair State Universty, Montclair, NJ
Embassy of the Ambassador of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
International Pastel Artists Invitational, Taipei, Taiwan
National Arts Club, NY, NY
Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NY, NY
The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
Audubon Artists, New York, NY
Allied Artists, New York, NY
Johnson & Johnson Corporate Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ
Frederick Gallery, Spring Lake, NJ
CSM Art & Frame, Chatham, NJ
Howard Gallery, New Hope, PA
Accent Gallery, Ocean City, NJ
William Ris, Stone Harbor, NJ
Anchor and Palette Gallery, Bayhead, NJ
Art Upstairs Gallery at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ
Walker Kornbluth Gallery, Fair Lawn, NJ
Wallflowers Gallery, Fair Lawn,NJ
Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE
Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ


PUBLICATIONS and APPEARANCES
To the Shore Once More, Volume III, 2016
Jersey Women Artists Now: Contemporary Visions at Montclair State University, NJ,
2014
Dannielle Mick, “Lakeside Reflections” (self-published),
2014
Caryn Krueger, “CSM Art & Frame (blog)”,
2014
Daily Record (NJ),
2008, 2012, 2013, 2014
The New York Times,
2003, 2014
The Richeson75 International Small Works 2014,
2014
Who’s Who in American Art, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Parsippany Life (NJ), 2004-2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
IAPS Pastelworld Catalogue, 2013
Visual Language Magazine,
2013
Southwest Magazine, 2012
The Star-Ledger (NJ), 1998, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Jersey Shore Magazine (NJ), 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012
Parsippany Monthly (NJ), 2006
Independent Press (NJ), 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
National Arts Club, (NY) 2002
Pastel Journal, 2000, 2001

MEMBERSHIPS
American Women Artists, Associate with Distinction Member
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Signature Member
Pastel Society of America, Signature Member
Pastel Society of New Jersey, Signature Member, Past President
Audubon Artists, Associate Member, Past Board of Directors
Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, Member
Allied Artists of America, Associate Member

Millburn Short Hills Art Center, Past President