About Red

Calla Lilly Corsages & Boutineres

Danielle E. Rush (RED), RYT 200, CZT


Danielle Rush, a Virginia native, is the owner of Red Art & Design, a personal chef and event design company and Red Art + Living, an education and lifestyle brand that blends art, design and wellness.  Her diverse professional background serves as the foundation for the creativity and expertise behind her businesses. As an Artist, Designer and Wellness Expert, she offers a unique approach to art classes, design advice and wellness education through yoga, fitness and nutrition.

Danielle began her career in the event industry as a corporate event manager and quickly became known for her artistic style and ability to design spaces that allow clients to be fully engaged in the moment.  They appreciated her organizational skills and the ability to adapt to changing environments quickly.  Looking to develop her brand, she began wedding planning and was drawn to the personal connections she found with couples.  She is a Certified Floral Designer and considers flower arranging a form of sculpture.  Red Art & Design offers event and floral design services with a history in large corporate and political meetings, cocktail receptions and small weddings.  After years of cooking for her family and friends she expanded her services as a personal chef.  Currently, she is a corporate chef for Norfolk Southern Corporation.  Her style of cooking comes from being a mother, eat healthy but enjoy some traditional comfort food on occasion. 

Danielle is married and has a blended family with four children and two grandchildren.  When she isn’t working she is painting in her home studio, has an extensive reading list to work through and enjoys time with her husband spent walking, kayaking and obsessing over their Netflix watch list.  Music is a big part of her life (her workout clients call her “The DJ”) and she loves to sing and dance.  She plans to learn to play the guitar and read music in the future.