Danielle Williams

Danielle Williams

Darien, CT, US

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Taste Design Inc., Jamestown, RI, US, Design Assistant

Accompanied designers to client meetings and site visits, helped select products and write proposals, created material boards, assisted with staging and photoshoots of finished projects. Experience in all phases of design process. Skills in interior design, architecture, production, communication, and marketing.

May 2018 - Dec 2018

Art & Soul, New Canaan, CT, US, Studio Assistant

Taught classes in pottery painting, canvas painting, and fused glass. Hosted children’s birthday parties and other events. Developed skills in painting & firing pottery, fused glass, beading, and mosaics.

Jan 2013 - Jan 2017

Jessica Hagen Fine Art & Design, Newport, RI, US, Gallery Assistant

Communicated with clients and walk-in customers, learned and spoke about artists
represented, assisted with gallery openings.

May 2016 - Aug 2016

Patty Carmody Interiors, Darien, CT, US, Design Intern

Worked as Patty Carmody’s assistant. Accompanied her to client meetings, visited
showrooms, assisted in product selection, helped organize material library.

May 2015 - Jun 2015

Kids Helping Kids, Stamford, CT, US, Volunteer

Co-founded “Hearts and Crafts,” an art class taught at Inspirica Shelter. The class aimed to provide creative release for children ages 3-15

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015


RISD INTAR Department of Interior Architecture, Providence, RI, US, Bachelors, Adaptive Reuse / Interior Architecture

Sep 2015 - Dec 2019

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Interior Architecture

Six week study abroad in Copenhagen, DK with Danish Institute for Study Abroad. Attended one class in interior architecture. The final project required students to design an exhibition for the Royal Danish Playhouse, a popular theater that includes a public pedestrian boardwalk.

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

Portugal - Material Practices, Lisbon, PT, Architecture

Studied sustainable materials in the context of Portuguese architecture and design. Course lasted six weeks and traveled from Lisbon to several cities in Portugal (Braga, Porto, Evora, Causcais, and Coimbra).

Jan 2018 - Feb 2018

Brown University, Providence, RI, US, Modern Culture and Media

Cross registered from RISD spring of 2016. Attended one class in Brown's Modern Culture and Media department called "Art, Gender, and Technology."

Feb 2016 - May 2016


RIB/Dagata Scholarship, Scholarship


Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition, 1st Place

Gold and silver keys for portfolio and independent pieces


Ginny Wright Scholarship, Scholarship

An award given in memory of Virginia Wright to a Darien High School senior who plans to continue his or her study of art in college.


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