DC Gallery & Studio was founded in March 2022 by visual artist, professor and muralist, Danielle Cartier. Danielle Cartier has been making large scale, mixed-media paintings and public art murals in the Philadelphia region and Southern New Jersey since 2015.
Originally from Northern California, Cartier relocated to Philadelphia in 2015 to attend graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania and train with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. After graduating in 2017 with her Master of Fine Art from the University of Pennsylvania, Danielle accepted a public art residency in Camden, New Jersey. From 2017-2021, Cartier participated in countless local exhibitions, taught courses in drawing/painting at Rutgers University- Camden and created over 25 grant-funded, public art murals throughout Camden County.
In 2022, Danielle relocated her studio and opened her own, independent art gallery in the Millville Glasstown Arts District. Located at at 508 N. High Street, DC Gallery & Studio is a female-owned art gallery, maker retail space and studio featuring contemporary art in a wide variety of media by emerging and established local artists.
These days, DC Gallery & Studio owner/curator Danielle Cartier exhibits her large-scale, mixed media paintings nationwide. In addition, Cartier teaches various studio art courses to students at Stockton University and Rowan University, both in Southern New Jersey. Danielle also teaches adult, community-based art classes at Perkins Center for the Arts in Collingswood, NJ and Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia, PA.
In her new role as curator and gallery owner, Cartier is thrilled to showcase emerging and established artists and provide new arts programming and opportunities to local community residents and creatives in Southern New Jersey.