Ah Haa School for the Arts

Dani LaPerle


Dani was born and raised in Vermont where she received a B.F.A. in Studio Arts from a small liberal arts college. She moved to Telluride to pursue an internship here at Ah Haa and was motivated to stay after experiencing the art and music scene in the area, all the amazing hikes, and just from looking at the mountains. Dani’s art style varies, but she most often finds herself drawing with pen and ink. She often incorporates mandalas into her work because of the meditative state she finds myself in while drawing something so intricate and symmetrical, but she is also inspired by things unseen, space, and nature.