Danica Naccarella was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1997. She moved to the remote community of Bella Coola in 2009 where she was exposed to the Nuxalk culture. Attending Acwsalcta School for her high school years, she studied and learned Nuxalk culture, including the songs, dances and art of the Nuxalk Nation. Danika is now and avid painter of Northewest Coast art, mostly in acrylic mediums.
In 2013 Danika attended the Emily Carr University of Art and Design, participating in a "Summer Institute for Teens" taking the Aboriginal Arts Pre-University 4 week program. A the end of the program there was an exhibition of all the student work. Danika is currently attending the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art to attain her First Nations Fine Arts Certificate and Diploma.