* Resume

Collections

Danièle Piasecki is represented in the “Archives on Women Artists” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC. Her work has several times been selected and purchased by the Washington, DC Arts Commission for the Art Bank.
In 2008, Danièle was juried into the Tamarack Arts Center “Best of West Virginia” pool of Artists, Beckley, WV.
Her art work can be found in private collections in France, Switzerland, Algeria, South Africa and throughout the United States, including:
  • Mr. Roland Celette, Former Cultural Director & Director of La Maison Francaise at the French Embassy in Washington, DC. 2001-2012.
  • Mr. Kessar, Former Cultural Director of the Algerian Embassy in Washington, DC. 1994-98.
  • The Cancer Institute of the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Daniele, in collaboration with the WCI, has developed three major site specific projects including a dozen of photographic murals and two dozen of framed photographs.
  • The Sandra & Malcolm Berman Center Institute at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, MD, Collection of 26 framed artworks.
She is currently represented by Mountain Laurel Gallery in Berkeley Springs, WV, where she had a “Featured Artist Show” in April 2007, by Art Emporium Gallery in Charleston, WV, by the David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, in Beckley, WV, by the Ice House Coop Gallery in Berkeley Springs, WV.

Distinctions

Danièle’s photographs have been published in the books “Capitol Hill Beyond the Monuments” (1995), “Washington DC, a City on the Hill” (1997), the prestigious Stephenson Calendars (1996,1997, 1999) and magazines such as “Where Magazine Washington, DC”, “Photographer’s Forum”, etc.

Awards

Danièle has won numerous awards, including:
  • Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts at the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, in Charleston, WV, July 2013.
  • Best in the category “Creative-Expressive” & Third in the category “Architecture” at the Photography Exhibit, 69th Annual Waterford, October 2012.
  • Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts at the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, in Charleston, WV, July 2012.
  • “Outstanding Booth Display” Award at Festivall Artists Market, Charleston, WV, June 23rd-24th, 2012.
  • Daniele Piasecki, among 150 participant artists, was unanimously awarded Best in Show by the three jurors at the Art by the Falls Festival in Chagrin Falls, OH, on the weekend of June 9th-10th, 2012.
  • Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts at the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, in Charleston, WV, July 2011.
  • Best in Show cash Award + Purchase Award, Juried Art Show, May 2011, Frostburg Museum, MD.
  • Best in Show, Festivall’s Artist Market, Charleston, WV, June 2010, juried by Ron DeWitt, Program Director at Tamarack.
  • Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts at the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, in Charleston, WV, August 2009.
  • Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts at the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, in Charleston, WV, August 2008.
  • 3rd in Show, for Bathrobe series in the Treasury of the Arts, Vienna Arts Society, VA, November 2005.
  • Award for Photography with Bathrobe series at the Museum of Western Virginia Sidewalk Arts Show in Roanoke, VA, June 2005.
  • Best in Show for Fine Arts at the Artscape Festival in Baltimore, MD, July 2001.
  • 1st Prize in Photography in the Lewiston Outdoor Art Festival, Lewiston, NY, August 1999.
  • Award of Distinction (3rd in Show), at the Art Explosure Festival, Norfolk, VA, in May 1999.
  • Honorable Mention for “Frosted Reflection”, at the Reston League of Artists Open Show, in June 1998.
  • 2nd Prize Color Photography, in Open Exhibition 1997 of the Arts Council of Fairfax County, in November 1997.
  • 3rd Place for “Blues’Bathing Suit” in Annual Juried Artists Equity Show, Gallery 901, Washington DC, April 1997.
  • Equal Merit Award for “Frosted Reflection” in Art League All-Media Show, Alexandria VA, December 1996.
  • 3rd Place for “Take your Bike and Snowball” in Art League All-Media Show, Alexandria, VA, June 1996.
  • Equal Merit Award for “Inspiration Clouds” at the Reston League of Artists Open Show, in May 1995.
  • 3rd in Fairhaven’s 3rd Biennale Juried Art Exhibit, Sykesville MD, with “Dream of the Moon”, in May 1994.
  • 2nd in “Art of the Human Figure Show” with “La Familia” (Springfield Art Guild & Vienna Arts Society) January 1994.
  • Associations

    Over the years, Danièle has been actively involved with several Art Organizations: The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA, the Arts Council of Fairfax County, VA, the Capitol Hill Art League, Washington, DC, the Rock Creek Gallery (former Art Barn), Washington, DC, the Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran and more recently the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, the Arts Center of Martinsburg, WV, the Morgan Arts Council, WV, the Arts & Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County, WV. Currently a member of Photoshop Users Association and Professional Digital Imaging Association.

    Juried Art Festivals

    Danièle has been participating at many Top National Juried Art Festivals, among them:
    • Bethesda Row Art Festival, Bethesda, MD: 3rd weekend in October (7 years).
    • Alexandria Festival of Arts, King Street, VA, 2nd weekend in September (6 years).
    • Wickford Festival of Art, Wickford, RI, July 2010.
    • Melbourne Art Festival, Melbourne, FL, April 2008.
    • Summerfair Cincinatti, OH, May 2008.
    • Allentown Festival of Arts, Buffalo, NY, June 2008.
    • Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo, OH, June 2008.
    • Arts on Foot, Washington, DC, September (4 years).
    • Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show, Virginia Beach, VA, June 2007.
    • Greater Harrisburg Arts Council’s Patriot News Artfest, May 2007 - 2008.
    • Ann Marie Garden Artfest, Solomon Island, MD, September 2006.
    • Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College, PA, July 2006.
    • Sidewalk Art Show, Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA, June 2005 & 2006.
    Danièle has also participated in the past at the Occala Art Festival, FL, Pensacola Art Festival, FL, Gasparilla Festival of Arts, Tampa, FL, and other juried Art Festivals throughout the Nation.

    Most Recent Exhibitions

  • 2012: Photography Exhibit at the 69th Annual Waterford Fair, VA.
  • 2012: “Daniele Piasecki, One Artist, Many Voices”, Solo Show, July 19th, August 11th, The Art Emporium Gallery, Charleston, WV.
  • 2012: “Play in the Street 2012 ” Juried Show, May 8th-June 9th, Frostburg Museum, MD.
  • 2012: “79th Annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon”, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD, January 28th – April 29th.
  • 2011: “Whimsy”, November 2011-January 2012, at the Tamarack Art Center, Beckley, WV, Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery.
  • 2011: “Thunder at CAM”, June 10th-July 23rd, Coos Art Museum, OR.
  • 2011: “Play in the Street” Juried Show, May 7th-May 31st, Frostburg Museum, MD.
  • 2011: “La Vie en Robe”, Solo Show, April 2nd, May 7th, Redbrick Gallery, Martinsburg, WV.
  • 2011: “Architectonic”, February 13th-April 9th, Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery, Tamarack Art Center, Beckley,WV.
  • 2010: “All my Relations”, curator: Alison Carter, Ice House, Berkeley Springs, WV. September 10 - November 2010.
  • 2010: “Sixteen West Virginia Photographers”, Jackson & Kelly Gallery at Arts Monongahela, Morgantown, WV. Sept-Oct 2010.
  • 2010: First “Emerging Artists Exhibition” at the Tamarack Art Center, Beckley, WV, Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery. February 7 – April 3, 2010.
  • 2009: “Out of the Box” Gallery Holiday Show, at the Morgan Arts Council Ice House, Berkeley Springs, WV. November 20, 2009 – January 3, 2010.
  • 2009: “2009 West Virginia Biennial Juried Exhibition”, at the Huntington Museum of Art. Jurors: Vince Torano, Julie Taggart. October 18, 2009 - January 17, 2010.
  • 2009: “Best of West Virginia” Exhibit at the Tamarack Art Center, Beckley, WV, David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery (June-August).
  • 2008: “Best of West Virginia” Exhibit at the Tamarack Art Center, Beckley, WV, David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery (June 20 – August 3).
  • 2008: “75th Annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon”, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD (February 9 – April 6).
  • 2007: “Cooper Carry Architectural Treasures Art Exhibit”, Alexandria, VA, October 2007.
  • 2007: “Nancy Rodig Regional Art Exhibit”, Arts Center Martinsburg, WV, September 7 – October 20).
  • 2007: “10th Annual Art Show at Aldie Mill, VA, September 2007.
  • 2007: “Art at the Mill” at the Burwell-Morgan Mill in Millwood, VA, April – May 2007.
  • 2007: “Featured Artist Show” at Mountain Laurel Gallery, Berkeley Springs, WV, April 2007.
  • 2007: “74th Annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon”, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD (February 9 – April 22).
  • 2006: “Solo Show at the Glenview Mansion Gallery”, Rockville, MD, July, 2006.
  • 2006: “Images 2006” at the Robeson Gallery of the Penn State University, State College, PA, June-July, 2006. Juror, Annette Polan, professor of Art at the Corcoran School of Art.
  • 2006: “PHOTO 06”,at the Ellipse Arts Center, in Arlington, VA, January-April, 2006. Juror: Michelle Delaney, Curator at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
  • 2006: 9th Annual National Juried Show”, at Gallery West, Alexandria, VA, February 2006. Juror: Paul Salmon, award winning, nationally recognized illustrator.
  • 2005: “Bay Days 23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibit” at the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA, July-September 2005.
  • 2005: “Images 2005” at the Robeson Gallery, of the Penn State University, State College PA, June-July, 2005.
  • 2005: “In Focus, Photography Techniques and Trends”, Target Gallery of the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA, June-July 05.
  • Selected Art Exhibits before 2005

    Solo & Group Shows:
  • From April 4 to May 15, 1994 (Solo Show): Sponsored by the Springfield Art Guild, at the Pohick Regional Library in Burke, VA, Photographs of the Casbah in Algiers, North Africa.
  • From October 2nd to December 1st, 1994 (Solo Show): Sponsored by the Capitol Hill Art League, at Provisions, in Washington, D.C., Series titled “Openings”, scenes from the American Southwest.
  • From January 4 to February 2nd, 1995 (Solo Show): Goodwin House in Alexandria, VA, photographs of Algeria.
  • From April 23rd to July 21st, 1995 (Group Show):16 photographs of Algeria, at T.R.W. System Int. Grp, Fairfax, VA.
  • From June 2nd to July 31st, 1995 (Solo Show):”America through French Blue Eyes”, sponsored by the Capitol Hill Art League, at Home of Stuart Mott, Washington, D.C.
  • From August 1st to 31st, 1995 (Solo Show): Southwest & Snow Landscapes at the Goodwin House, Alexandria, VA.
  • From October 1st to 27, 1995 (Solo Show):”America through French Blue Eyes”,Alliance Francaise Washington DC.
  • From October 1st to November 30, 1995 (Group Show): Sponsored by Capitol Hill Art League at Prudential Realtors Washington DC, Black & White work published in the book “Capitol Hill Beyond the Monuments”.
  • From October 1st to Dec 31st, 1995 (Solo Show): Hannibal’s Coffee Cy, Alexandria VA, photographs of Algeria.
  • From November 1st, 1995 to January 2nd, 1996 (Group Show):E.D.S. Corp.Bldg, Herndon, VA, Snow Landscapes.
  • From January to April 15, 1996 (Group Show):at Logistics Managt Institute, Mc Lean, VA, American Southwest.
  • From April 15 to May 30, 1996 (Solo Show): at K. H. Art Framing, Arlington, VA, American Southwest.
  • From May 30 to August 31st,1996 (Solo Show):Body Mind Con. Alexandria VA,”America through French Blue Eyes”.
  • From September 3rd to October 31, 1996 (Solo Show): “America through French Blue Eyes”, at the University Club, International Center, Washington DC.
  • From December 2nd, 1996 to January 31st, 1997 (Solo Show): sponsored by Capitol Hill Art League, “Southwest Landscapes” at NationsBank, Washington DC.
  • From January 31st to March 31st, 1997 (Solo Show): sponsored by Capitol Hill Art League, “Southwest Landscapes” at Weichert Realtors, Washington DC.
  • From January 31st to March 31st, 1997 (Solo Show): “Snow Landscapes, Maui & Southwest” at NationsBank, 666 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington DC.
  • From March 31st to May 30th, 1997 (Solo Show): Southwest and Snow at Franklin Nal Bank, 5301 Wisconsin,WDC.
  • From June 2nd to July 31st, 1997 (Solo Show): Southwest & Snow at Franklin Bank, 7200 Wisconsin, Bethesda, MD.
  • From June 28th to July 6th, 1997 (Solo Show): Photographs of Algeria at the 1st Cultural Festival of the Algerian Community in Waterloo, Iowa, sponsored by the Embassy of Algeria in Washington DC.
  • From August 1st to 31st, 1997 (Solo Show):“Southwest & Snow Landscapes at Peppers Restaurant, Washington DC.
  • From September 1st to October 15th, 1997 (Solo Show): a display of 55 photographs where mingle warm colors of the South West, surrealistic snow scenes, spiritual visions, exoticism of North Africa… Fin & Hoof, Alexandria, VA.
  • From August 2nd to September 1st, 1998 (Group Show): “Spiritual Encounters”, ensemble of 20 color photographs inspired by sky, clouds and nature, at the Glenview Mansion, Rockville Civic Center Park, Rockville, MD.
  • From June 4th to August 6th, 2001 (Solo Show): ensemble of 20 color photographs at L’Image Salon, Fairfax. VA.
  • General Education

  • 1990-1991: Classes & Workshops, Photography Institute, Paris, France.
  • 1987: Associate’s Degree in Psychology, University Paris-St-Denis, France.
  • 1984: College Degree in Business Management, Eragny Commercial Institute, Val d’Oise, France.
  • Copyright: All images appearing on this website are the property of Daniele Piasecki and are protected under United States and International copyright laws. The photographs may not be reproduced, stored, used or manipulated without the written permission of Daniele Piasecki.