Danielle Yellen is a recent graduate of California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), where she earned her B.A. in both Art History and Studio Art. During her time at CSUSB, Ms. Yellen was the Education and Visitor Engagement intern for the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA). Ms. Yellen produced audio tours for each exhibition in RAFFMA, to increase visitor participation. Ms. Yellen also was the Development Intern for Community-based Art’s, Prison Arts Collective program initiative.
During this internship, Ms. Yellen organized and funded a book party for the program’s book, “Through the Wall”, at the Wende Museum in Culver City, California. Ms. Yellen has won various awards, such as RAFFMA’s Emerging Professionals Professional in 2017, President’s Volunteer Service Award (Bronze) in 2017, and the Art History Community Award in 2016.
Alongside earning her dual degrees and interning, Ms. Yellen also worked for Cal State San Bernardino’s Annual Fund. Ms. Yellen raised over $10,000 within three months of calling. Due to her exceptional performance, Ms. Yellen was then promoted to a supervisory role. In that position she helped to restructure the Annual Fund program and implement a student giving component.
Ms. Yellen hopes to pursue her graduate degree in Arts Administration within the near future, so that she can continue to learn and understand what is needed to build and guide the next generation of creative industries. Ms. Yellen is a member of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), Society for Photographic Education (SPE), and the Association of Art Historians (AAH).