The following information was provided by the artist unless otherwise noted.
Seena Donneson was born in New York. She was educated at the Pratt Institute, Pratt Graphic Center, and the Art Students League. She has participated in many group exhibitions including the NY Upper East side Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, 1978; Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL; CAPS Traveling Exhibition; Ben Shahn Gallery, NJ; and The Collograph, NY State Council on the Arts/Pratt Institute. Donneson has had solo shows including the Danville Museum of Art, VA; Galerie #836, Santa Fe, NM; the Greenville Museum of Art, NC; and the Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY.
Donneson has received numerous awards including Edward MacDowell fellowships; the Creative Arts Public Service Grant, NY State Council on the Arts; Tamarind Lithography Workshop, LA, Ford Foundation Grant; and Clay Works, NY, visiting artist. In addition, she was commissioned to do several large-scale installations at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Equitable Life Insurance Co., NY; the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL, and Jersey City State College, among others. Donneson's work is in many public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Phillip Morris International, and CitiBank, NY; the Norfolk Museum of Art, VA; USIA Art in Embassies-Canada, Japan, and Europe; Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Kaplan, CA; Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Oppenheim, NM; and Mr. and Mrs. William Heller, FL and MA.
"The symbolism inherent in the use of abstract imagery has given me endless inspiration for continued work."
Regina Stewart, Executive Director