“It is how we choose what we do, and how we approach it, that will determine whether the sum of our days adds up to a formless blur, or to something resembling a work of art.” 
― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life

Danielle Rush, a retired Corporate Chef and Event Designer, is the owner of Red Art + Living, a lifestyle brand that blends art, design and wellness.  Her diverse professional background serves as the foundation for the creativity and expertise behind her businesses. As an Artist, Designer and Wellness Expert, she offers a unique approach to art, design and wellness education through yoga, fitness and nutrition.  


Danielle feels the need to create something everyday. As a child, she enjoyed trips to the arts and craft store in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was encouraged by her mother who bought paint sets, an easel and canvas for the young artist. A love of art lead to a bachelor’s degree in Art History.  As an illustrator and painter, Danielle showcases watercolor, acrylic, oil and mixed media art. She spent seven years teaching art at a private school, kindergarten through high school and owned an art studio where she offered art supplies, artwork and art lessons.  Danielle is a Floral Designer and considers flower arranging her form of sculpture.  She has a selection of artwork for sale and is available for commissions.


Danielle is a Yoga Teacher and a Certified Zentangle Teacher.  She has an MA in Artistic Meditation and sees the healing nature of the creative process. She hosts art and yoga retreats along the east coast United States and Luxury Yoga retreats abroad.  Danielle is married and has a blended family with four children, three grandchildren and four grand pets.

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