Danielle Toronyi

(b. 1983, Hackensack, NJ, USA)

Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA, USA



2012 Master of Landscape Architecture, NC State University, College of Design, Raleigh, NC

2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA


Professional + Research Experience

2016-     Lower Schuylkill River Research Seminar, University of Pennsylvania, Program in the Environmental Humanities, Philadelphia, PA

2015-     Research Development + Knowledge Manager, OLIN, Philadelphia, PA

2014-     Design Volunteer, Community Design Collaborative, Philadelphia, PA

2011-12 Community Planning Research Assistant, Community Design Initiative, Design Research and Extension Office, NC State University, Raleigh, NC


Teaching Experience

2017      LARC 671 Research Methods/Thesis Course, Spring 2017, Guest Lecturer, University of Maryland, Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture, College Park, MD

2016      Transformational Leadership: Research and Action for Designers, Fall 2016, Guest Critic, University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Philadelphia, PA

2011-12               First Year Experience Design Studio, Fall 2011 & Spring 2012, Teaching Assistant, College of Design, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

2006-2007 Assistant Teacher, Claymobile Program, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA


Selected Exhibitions

2017      DATE/UM: Ecological Temporalities of the Lower Schuylkill River, "Trump and Our Water Systems: A StateImpact Discussion" at WHYY, Philadelphia, PA

2017      DATE/UM: Ecological Temporalities of the Lower Schuylkill River, #DataRescue, University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2015      WetLand: Floating on Warmer Waters, University of Pennsylvania’s Program in Environmental Humanities, Philadelphia, PA

2015      Camden Night Gardens (in partnership with DataGarden), Camden, NJ

2015      Diamond Meadows, Guerilla Outdoor Performance Festival in the Underground Pedestrian Concourse, Philadelphia, PA

2011      Women in Landscape Architecture, The Fishmarket, Raleigh, NC

2007      Dream House, Berks Street Warehouse, Philadelphia, PA

2006      Future Dream, Thesis Exhibition, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA


Press Coverage

2017      "Art installation interprets water pollution with sound" - Susan Phillips, NewsWorks Tonight January 16, 2017 StateImpact Pennsylvania, WHYY

2017      “Art and data marry to illuminate stories of life on the Schuylkill River” - Patricia E. Kim, NewsWorks, StateImpact Pennsylvania


Honors & Awards

2015      Community Design Collaborative Outstanding Team Award for Tioga United: 17th Street Conceptual Design for Multi Cultural-Multi Use Redevelopment, Philadelphia, PA

2014      NC State Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award, Raleigh, NC

2013      City of Raleigh Environmental Award for Natural Resource Conservation, Raleigh, NC

2012      NC American Society of Landscape Architecture Student Merit Award, Raleigh, NC

2012      Landscape Architecture Service Award, NC State University, Raleigh, NC