Danielle BurkeGraduate Studentshe/her

Danielle Burke is an artist, folklorist, and PhD candidate in Design Studies. She studies textiles, craft pedagogy, and artist communities; her studio practice focuses primarily on the process of weaving. Knowledge transmission and materiality are two threads which guide and connect much of her research, as are the methodologies of ethnography and archival research.


2022-23: Jane Graff Textile Research Assistant
2022: Center for Craft Career Advancement Fellowship
2021: Summer Graduate Research Fellowship (UNC)
2021: Archie Green Fellowship in Occupatonal Folklire (UNC)
2015: Windgate-Lamar Fellowship

Professional portrait of Danielle Burke in front of a decorative window with bright colored glass circles and curved lines.


  • Design Studies

Degree Program

  • PhD Human Ecology: Design Studies


  • MA, Folklore, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BFA, Fiber and Humanistic Studies, Maryland Institute College of Art


Phone: 303-960-1103