Danielle Ash

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Visiting Instructor Digital Arts dash28@pratt.edu 718.636.3411 p 718.399-.4494 f Brooklyn Campus, Myrtle Hall LL

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago - BFA CalArts - MFA in Experimental Animation


Danielle Ash is an experimental filmmaker and stop-motion animation director. Scratching imagery onto repurposed 70mm film, creating virtual reality experiences, building miniature puppet theatre installations, and creating the animated cardboard films, Pickles for Nickels, a love story about the disappearing pickle shops of New York City, Bartender’s Tale, a short for Jack Daniel’s whiskey, and learning to count to the number 4, with Counting 4 Wheels for Sesame Street, The Girl With the Rivet Gun is her most recent animation in stop-motion about women in the workforce during WWII. Winner of the Helen Hill Animation Award, she has taught, shown her work and appeared as a visiting artist at The Museum of the Moving Image, College of the Atlantic, The Black Maria Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Brooklyn College and Sarah Lawrence College. Currently teaching 3D Animation Filmmaking in the Digital Arts Department at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.