Danielle Eubank, (尤 淡 瑤), is a painter who is exploring the relationship between abstraction and realism. She is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.
Eubank conceived One Artist Five Oceans, a 20-year project as an expedition artist sailing and painting the waters of every ocean on Earth. Culminating with an expedition to Antarctica in 2019, the Southern Ocean is Eubank's fifth and final ocean she has sailed. It caps her decades-long quest to paint every ocean on the planet in order to help raise awareness about the state of the oceans and climate change.
Eubank is the Expedition Artist for the Phoenicia Ship Expedition, a replica 600BCE ship that sailed from Syria and circumnavigated Africa. In 2012, Phoenicia sailed to London as part of the Phoenicia Exhibition that ran concurrently with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and London Olympics.
In 2004 Eubank was invited to participate in the UNESCO approved Borobudur Ship Expedition. As Expedition Artist she traveled 10,000 miles with the replica 8th century Indonesian boat from Indonesia to Ghana.
Ms. Eubank sailed aboard the barquentine tall ship The Antigua, on an expedition to the High Arctic in Autumn 2014 that sailed to the northernmost settlement on Earth.
Eubank has spoken at conferences and universities in Japan, Korea, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Mexico, The United States, Spain, Syria and Italy. Eubank painted the Henley Royal Regatta 2011-2014. A film documentary about her work, Mozambique VI, premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival.
In Los Angeles, Eubank works to facilitate public conversation about water issues. She co-produced a panel moderated by the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter Climate Change Committee Co-Chair that included a national Sierra Club Director, local activists and a representative from the local Congressman’s office. By curating art exhibitions, offering public art workshops, consulting and teaching, Eubank helped guide McGroarty Arts Center to connect more broadly with its community. Eubank created and co-produced Water Imbalance as part of an international conference Balance-Unbalance at Arizona State University.
Eubank seeks to encourage women to achieve their potential through much of her work. She has been the vice president of the international Women’s Caucus for Art, an organization that empowers women artists. She was a director of the Southern California WCA. She is a member of the women’s organization UCLA Gold Shield that awards 4-year scholarships to students as well as a prestigious award to professors. Only people who have served their university, the community and their chosen professions with distinction are chosen to be members. She is a member of The Explorer’s Club.