Swan

Danielle Roberts,
Brooklyn, NY

Size

48" x 36"

Medium

Oil on Panel

I created this work in response to my memories of a place that was close to me but now faces deterioration. Like architecture, memory becomes distorted over time. I like to think that lives that lived in a space or touched an object leave a permanent trace. I wanted to paint that trace.

Swan

Danielle Roberts,
Brooklyn, NY

About the artist
About the artist

Danielle Roberts
Brooklyn, NY

Danielle Roberts was raised on Gabriola Island, British Columbia. She is currently an MFA candidate at Hunter College, NY. Roberts received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2014. She maintains a collaborative art practice with the British Columbia based arts collective MOPE. She was a 2018 recipient of The Dean Collection 20 St(Art) Up grant. Roberts was the summer/fall 2018 Artist in Residence with the Hamilton Arts Council at The Cotton Factory (Hamilton ON). She has exhibited nationally and internationally at HAVN (Hamilton Audio Visual Node) (Hamilton ON), Fifty Fifty Arts Collective (Victoria BC), Spread Art (Detroit MI), The Bakery (Vancouver BC), Gallery Parfois (Montréal QC), Dynamo Arts Association (Vancouver BC), Todmorden Mills Arts Centre (Toronto ON), Hive (Gabriola BC). She currently lives and works Brooklyn NY.

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