Danielle Aldea Hodgins (she/her) is an artist, designer, and educator working in many mediums and creative outlets. She has enjoyed a full freelance career as a costume designer, scenic designer, visual artist and muralist. Danieel is most passionate about sustainable fashion, costume history, abstract painting, and fabric dying. She holds a B.S in Interdisciplinary Studies from Cornell University, a B.F.A in Set and Costume Design from Syracuse University, and an M.A. Arts Leadership and an M.F.A in Interdisciplinary Arts with a focus in costume & textiles from the University of Houston. Danielle has collaborated with many arts organizations including Mainstreet Theater, Houston Arts Alliance, Mildreds Umbrella, HUE Mural Fest, A.D. Players Theatre, STAGES, Magpies & Peacocks, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Syracuse Stage, Cortland Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Dance Theatre, Syracuse Community Choir, Open Hand Puppet Theater, Cornell University, and Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County. Through her many projects and creative work, Danielle looks to celebrate diversity and connect communities through the arts.