Donna grew up in Washington, and resides in Gig Harbor,  where she teaches classes and workshops.  Donna graduated from Seattle University with an area major in Art.  She is continually studying and taking workshops to improve and grow in painting.

            Donna is a member of the Northwest Pastel Society, the Oil Painter’s of America, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Pastel Society of America, American Impressionistic painters and the Peninsula Art League.  Oregon State University has collected her work for their permanent collection, and she is in several other private collections. Galleries in Washington and Oregon represent Donna.