DONNA MISKEND contact: donnamiskend@gmail.com

SELECT EXHIBITIONS
2018
Poe Park Visitors Center Gallery, NY, Eye on Nature, Artists Explore the World of Plants and Animals
National Heirloom Expo, Santa Rosa, CA, Art of the Heirloom
New York New Jersey Trail Conference, NJ, Walk With Us, Tri-State Botanical Artists

2017
Anderson Chase Gallery, NY Call of the Wild
The German Society of Philadelphia, PA, 2nd Annual Edgar Allan Poe Festival
Poe Park Visitors Center Gallery, NY, Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated

2015
Brooklyn Public Library, Fairy Tales
Bronxville Woman’s Club, Beaux Arts Exhibit
Dobbs Ferry Woman’s Club, Beaux Arts Exhibit
21st Century NF Conference, NY Illustrator Showcase
National Heirloom Expo, CA, Art of the Heirloom
Hyatt Hotel. NY, ABFE Children’s Book Art Auction
Poe Park Visitors Center Gallery, NYDickens, A Celebration In Pictures
Poe Park Visitors Center Gallery, Master Storytellers

2014
Dobbs Ferry Woman’s Club, NY Beaux Arts Exhibit
Yonkers Riverfest, NY
21st Century NF Conference, NY Illustrator Showcase
National Heirloom Expo, CA, Art of the Heirloom
Jacob Javitz Center, NY, ABFE Children’s Book Art Auction
New Museum, NY, Draftsmans Congress, drawing performance art event

EXHIBITS CURATED
Eye on Nature, Artists Explore the World of Plants and Animals, Poe Park Visitors Center, NY 
Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated, Poe Park Visitors Center Gallery, NY
Dickens, A Celebration In Pictures, Poe Park Visitors Center Gallery, NY
Master Storytellers, Poe Park Visitors Center Gallery, NY
Fairy Tales, Brooklyn Public Library NY
Dickens, A Celebration In Pictures, Yonkers Riverfront Library Gallery, NY (material archived Dickens Museum UK)
Mother Goose Re-Imagined,
Flinn Gallery, Greenwich Public Library, CT (assisted by gallery) 
Aesop’s Fables, on-line exhibit CBIG website
Dragons & Magic, 2010 Jefferson Market Library, NY

SELECT MISCELLANEOUS
The August Strindberg Repertory Theater, (graphic designer marketing material, illustrator - projected images as part of set design): 
2018 Creditors; 2017 The Black Glove; 2014: Miss Julie; To Damascus; 2013: Mr. Bengt’s Wife; Easter; 2012: The Stronger/Casper’s Fat Tuesday 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS (writer)
The Botanical Artist December 2018, September 2018, March 2017, September 2016 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS
Sapanara, Susan, Tri-State Botanical Artists of NYBG, The Botanical Artist, Volume 23, Issue 4, December 2017. p15
The Rivertowns Enterprise 2015
Journal News 2014
Greenwich Library Newsletter 2013
Yonkers Rising Newspaper 2012
Yonkers Daily Voice 2012

Other: textile/surface designer
Collections: private and corporate collections U.S., including Simon Malls, Westchester, NY
Professional Affiliations: Children’s Book Illustrators Group, President (Jan 2009 – Feb 2014) board member/curator; Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, American Society of Botanical Artists, Arts Westchester, Lifetime Arts,(former: Salmagundi Club; National Association of Woman Artists; Audubon Artists)

Curator/Developer of Art education public programming 2010- ongoing: k-12, adult, senior, school visits, workshops/lectures associated with curated exhibits
Story hour reader: (Family Program Morgan Library & Museum) Beatrix Potter 2012; 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland, 2015 
Art lecturer: Master Storytellers (Poe Park), Dickens: A Celebration In Pictures (Poe Park), Tel-Aviv Museum of Art: Nasher Collection)
Moderator venues: NYPL, BPL, YPL, Poe Park Visitor Center, Flynn Gallery
Guest Juror: The Morgan Library Museum, Book Project 2012-2018
Scholastic Writing Awards 2016-2019
Washington Square Outdoor Art Show 2005-2008; Salmagundi Club Non-Member’s Photo Exhibit 2007-2008; National Association of Women Artists (N.A.W.A) 2008-2009

SELECT EDUCATOR COLLABORATIONS
Arts Westchester, k-12, Adults, Seniors: schools, art fairs, community/residential centers
Lifetime Arts, Seniors (Westchester, NYC): libraries, community centers
Brooklyn Library, Seniors; Greenburgh Library, Seniors; Poe Park Visitor Center

Professional Affiliations: Children’s Book Illustrators Group (CBIG) President (Jan 2009 – Feb 2014) board member/curator; Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI), American Society of Botanical Artists, Arts Westchester, Lifetime Arts,(former: Salmagundi Club; National Association of Woman Artists; Audubon Artists) 

Select Websites and Blogs
ArtsWestchester.org, LifetimeArts.org, BrooklynArtsCouncil.org, CBIG- nyc.com, SCBWI.org

Education: B.A. art history NYU, courses: F.I.T, S.V.A., Pratt, NY Botanical Gardens 2015-ongoing incl. certificate track

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