Danielle Mastrion [b.1982]
Danielle Mastrion is a Brooklyn-born, New York City based painter and muralist.
Danielle has been painting murals both locally & internationally since 2012. Her work has taken her to Europe, the Middle-East, Central America, South America, & the Caribbean. She has painted at several festivals including UpFest 2013 in Bristol, England; Art Battles Battle in Warsaw, Poland & Paris, France; Fiesta de Colores in Canoa, San Vicente, & Bahia, Ecuador; the A.S.A.P Arecibo Street Art Project in Arecibo, Puerto Rico; Streets of Style festival in Curitiba, Brasil.
In New York, Danielle has painted at the historic 5POINTZ, The CentreFuge Public Art Project, Welling Court Mural Project, The Bushwick Collective, Spread Art NYC, The Audubon Mural Project, Dodworth Street Art Project, JMZ Walls. Her latest walls can be found throughout her home neighborhood, Coney Island Brooklyn. Danielle has completed seven murals in the neighborhood, having painted at the New York Aquarium, three walls inside of Luna Park NYC including the Cyclone Rollercoaster; Denos Wonder Wheel Park, amongst several other local walls in the area.
Her canvas work showcases the disappearing aspects of the city, focusing on cityscapes and street relics. Danielle is a classically trained oil painter who took her brush skills and taught herself to translate her work to aerosol. She received her BFA from Parsons School of Design. She has a background in Live Painting, having painted with Art Battles & The Collage Movement. She is the resident live painter at Kitchen 21 Restaurant in Coney Island.
Danielle’s work has a focus on social justice, specifically Women’s rights & youth education. She works with many schools, Women’s shelters, youth-based mentoring & teaching organizations such as Art Start; as well as several conservation organizations including the WCS, the NY Aquarium, The Audubon Society, several anti-gun violence organizations including Every Town USA; and the annual Young New Yorkers fundraiser.
Her work has been featured in the A&E channel’s “In Focus” artist series; New Balance “Made Mondays” series; Budweiser’s “Respect The Hustle” campaign; Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” Netflix series; the ‘No Free Walls” documentary & the upcoming “Street Heroines” documentary.