La Femme de Fouesnant

La Femme de Fouesnant


Price includes frame, wire and hook for your wall

Danielle Benson-Fennell

mixed media, acrylic on canvas

20 x 16”

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1. What do you do when you’re not making art? (Day job etc...)  

I am an art teacher of 20 years at Mona Shores High School, I am also a metalsmith, and create copper jewelry that I sell at weekend shows.

2. Why do you make art?  

I feel that I am preserving my memories, feelings and observations at that moment in time.

3. What inspires you?

Mostly nature, organic shapes, my family history, motifs from cultures that I am exploring, color and texture exploration.

4. What/who are your influences?  

I am influenced in my jewelry design by Alexander Calder, and when I am painting, I am very inspired by Gauguin's paintings of Brittany.

5. If you could meet anyone dead or alive who would it be?

Paul Gauguin.