Danielle, aka "Fiance Knowles" uses found objects and embroidery to depict images of pop culture in intricate, colorful detail. The portrait of Basquiat for example, started off as a pool table triangle. Danielle starts off with a found object then works out how to imcorpaerate her imagery in and around the object. This piece took 3 weeks to complete
In her home country of South Africa she is a hit, well known in the gallery scene, and sought after for collaborations with brands such as Gucci and Vans. Due to also being an Instagram sensation worldwide, she has sold out everything from her studio and there is a wait list for new works. Castle Fitzjohns will be showing Danielle for the first time in NY in the fall.