danielle folkerts artist

I'm Danielle Folkerts

A Visual Artist, Art Educator, Arts Coordinator, avid traveller, and lover of the ocean.

When I'm not in the studio painting or buried under a pile of wool working on various fibre projects, you can find me developing and instructing creative workshops. I’m known for my expressive paintings, ocean-inspired textiles, upbeat and comprehensive workshops, and vibrant large-scale murals for Lululemon and more! I have a passion for marketing, art education, and creative programming, and I love providing others with valuable opportunities and inspiring experiences to explore their own creative potential. I'm the face behind The Travelling Artisan - a resource, studio, and brand focusing on art, travel and arts education.

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I serve the dreamers, doers, and entrepreneurs by delivering quality, educational, and modern, creative workshops . I’ve found that most people are curious about exploring their artistic side, but struggle in knowing how and where to start! Does this sound like you?

I create custom arts programming, instruct unique courses, and provide valuable resources along the way. My goal is to provide you with a comfortable space to create, and an opportunity to build a strong artistic foundation, while developing your creative tool kit - surrounded by a like-minded community. I work with all ages and skill levels, and teach a variety of mediums including: watercolour, acrylic, mixed media, printmaking, mural painting, weaving and more! 

It's time to focus on your creative journey! Let’s get started!

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“I find my creative inspiration on my outdoor adventures and travels. Kayaking through the lakes, hiking above the mountains, strolling along the beaches, biking across the prairies, and diving under the ocean, each environment offers an abundance of vibrancy, texture, and colour. I capture and document each experience and memory through photography, sketching, and plein air painting, and create expressive landscapes in various painting and fibre mediums. Art-making is the ultimate adventure!”

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