Donna Savastio                       Resume

Exhibitions

2016              Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition (BWAC)
                      
Curated by Beth Saunders
                      Curatorial Assistant, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
                      Brooklyn, New York
                       
2015              Faber Birren National Color Award Show
                      Curated by Anna M. Swinbourne, PhD
                      Received honorable mention
                      Stamford Art Association, Stamford, Connecticut

2014               Painting Intricacies, group show, curated by Resa Blatman
                      The Nave Gallery Annex,
                      Somerville, Massachusetts

2013               Blanche Ames National Juried Show
                      
Curated by David Preston Wells
                      Ames Mansion, Borderland State Park
                      Easton, Massachusetts

2012               American Impressions 2012, national juried show
                      Curated by Elizabeth Spungen
                      William Patterson University,
                      Wayne, New Jersey

2011                Art-O-Mat; Take a Chance on Art, invitational benefit show
                       The Arsenal Center for the Arts
                       Watertown, Massachusetts

2011                A Community of Artists, group show
                       Curated by Katherine French
                       Danforth Museum of Art
                       Framingham, Massachusetts

2008               The Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition,
                        National juried show
                        Ames Mansion, Borderland State Park
                        Easton, Massachusetts

2007               In the Woods, Recent Photographs, solo show
                       Curated by Tracy Savage, Savage Art Resources
                       Oak Street Gallery
                       Hood River, Oregon

2006               Out of the Shadows, benefit for the Epilepsy
                       Foundation Northwest
                       Cathedral Park Place, Portland, Oregon

2005               18 Independent Artists, invitational painting show
                       Portland Art Center, Portland, Oregon

2005               Expressions West 2005, national juried show
                       Coos Art Museum
                       Coos Bay, Oregon

2004               Paperwork; A Summer Drawing Salon
                       Savage Art Resources
                       Portland, Oregon

2004               21 Years of Studios, Friends of Carton Services
                       Cathedral Park Place
                       Portland, Oregon

2002               The Commons Art Collective Group Show
                      
Back Stage Gallery, Deertrees Theatre
                       Harrison, Maine

2001               Open Studios Preview Show, group show
                       Gibbs Gallery, Arlington Center for the Arts
                       Arlington, Massachusetts

2001               The Commons Art Collective Group Show
                       Commons Art Collective
                       Norway, Maine

2001                Photographic Memory, two person show
                       The Center for Arts in Natick
                       Natick, Massachusetts

2001                3rd Annual National Small Works Exhibition
                        National juried show
                        Gallery on the Green
                        Canton, Connecticut

2000               Open Studios Preview Show, Gibbs Gallery
                        Arlington Center for the Arts
                        Arlington, Massachusetts

1995                 It Figures, national juried show
                        Arts Worcester
                        Worcester, Massachusetts

1994                59th Annual National Juried Exhibition
                       Cooperstown Art Association
                       Cooperstown, New York

1987                Table Settings, solo show
                       Julia Saul Gallery
                       Sudbury, Massachusetts

1982                University of Wisconsin Juried Competition
                        University of Wisconsin Art Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1982                University of Wisconsin Student Invitational, received award
                        Union Art Gallery
                        Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1981                 Wisconsin '81, The Cudahy Gallery
                        Milwaukee Art Center
                        Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1981                University of Wisconsin Juried Competition
                       Union Art Gallery
                       Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1981                The Printed Image, received award
                       University of Wisconsin Art Gallery
                       Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1980                Is It Art Yet?  Experimental group show
                       Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Curatorial and Other Projects

2014-Present   The Corporate Program at deCordova Sculpture Park
                        and Museum
                        Lending Artist

2007                Vision Quest, Templeton Building Gallery, Portland, Oregon  
                        Curated photo show of work by Community Engagement
                        participants. Vision Quest was the culmination of a 10-week
                        photography workshop where participants communicated their
                        experiences of homelessness, drug addition and mental illness.     

2007-Present   Guest Lecturer, The Color of Grief, preteen and teen
                         bereavement workshop.
                         Work with LCSW developing lectures and workshops
                         relating to the emotive content of art and bereavement issues.

 

Corporate Collections

2007                 Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, Oregon
                         Permanent Collection, part of two year traveling exhibition

2006                 Tracy Savage, Savage Art Resources, Portland, Oregon

1999                  Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts

1990                  Ragu Foods, Trumbull, Connecticut

 

Catalogues and Reviews

2013                   The Blanche Ames National Juried Exhibition, color catalog
2012                   American Impressions 2012, show catalogue
2008                  The Blanche Ames National Juried Exhibition, color catalog
2002                  ARTcetera 2002, Aids Action Committee, Boston, MA
                          Biennial Auction catalog
2002                  Studio 94A, show review, Commons Art Collective
                          Group Show, Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center
                          Harrison, Maine
                          With a Shaker of Salt, by Ken Westhaver
1995                  The Worcester Phoenix, show review,
                          Worcester, Massachusetts
                          Figuring Out ARTS Worcester's Very Human Body of Work,
                          by Leon Nigrosh
1987                   The Arlington Advocate, show review, Arlington, MA
                          Artist's World is on a Table, by Meredith Fife Day
1987                   The Sudbury Town Crier, show review, Sudbury, Massachusetts
                          New Gallery Graces West Suburban Area, by Marty Carlock
 

Education

1978-1982           University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
                           Majored in Fine Arts with emphasis in drawing,
                           painting and printmaking.