Danielle Smith is self-taught mixed media fiber artist from Fredericton, New Brunswick. She received Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Forestry from the University of New Brunswick. She is the owner of Thistle Cove Fiber Studio.
Danielle taught herself felting in 2018 while living in the UK. Danielle uses art as a mechanism to engage communities in conversations around the impacts of climate change, loss of biodiversity, and the importance of connecting people to nature. She is a juried member of Craft NB and a Member of the Conservation Council’ of New Brunswick’s “From Harm to Harmony Artist Collective”. Her work has been shown in group exhibitions with the aim of creating awareness about the specific challenges that climate change poses in New Brunswick and inspire her community to adopt more thoughtful practices that will mitigate the negative impacts of climate change.