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Signs of the Times: A Single Lady's Life in Neon

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DAnielle James

Durham, North Carolina

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Danielle James is a Durham N.C. based neon bender, designer, and metalsmith whose works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. She received a BFA from Millersville University and her MFA from East Carolina University.

A founding member of The Neon Metals Guild and one half of The Neon Nonsense Podcast.

She is opener and operator of HEX NEON out of THE FRUIT in Durham.  In her work she chooses to highlight the relationship humans have with each other via social media and other 21st century outlets. Using reclaimed materials and design elements her current work references a nostalgic American past while confronting the toxic relationship that is the myth of the American dream.


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