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GALLERY AFILIATION:

Artana, Naples, FL

Blue Hollomon Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA


SOLO SHOWS:


2016 "Donna Dodson: Zodiac," Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston MA


2016 "Avian Heroines," Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford MA


2016 “Zodiac: Donna Dodson,” The St. Botolph Club, Boston MA


2016 "Mermaids," New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford MA


2015 “The Chinese Zodiac: An Installation,” Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA


2014 "Animal Spirits," Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown MA


2014 "Pillars of the Community," The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT


2014 “Silent Scream: Personality Type and Body Language,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, MA


2013 "Sculpture by Donna Dodson," Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA


2013 "Donna Dodson: Mystic Effigies," Leich Lathrop Gallery, Albuquerque, NM


2012 “Flock Together,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, MA


2011 “Donna Dodson: Elephant Parade,” Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, MA


2011 “Birds of a Feather,” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA


2010 “Elephant Parade,” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA


2010 “Donna Dodson: Animal Spirit,” Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA


2010 “Elephant Parade,” Galletly Gallery, New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH


2009 “Donna Dodson: Elephant Tribe,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA


2008 “Elegant Elles,” Mill Brook Gallery and Sculpture Gardens, Concord, NH


2007 “The Red Carpet Series,” The Fountainhead Gallery, New York NY


2006 “She Idols,” University Gallery, Pittsburgh State University, Pittsburg, KS


2004 “Donna Dodson @ Lynn Arts,” Community Gallery, Lynn, MA


2003 “Carving Soul into Wood,” Gallery Wright, Wilmington, VT


2002 “Leading Lady,” TZE House, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA


PUBLIC ART PROJECTS:

2017 "International Woodsculpture Symposium," Ringkobing, Denmark

2016 “Seaport Art Walk,” New Bedford, MA "Seagull Cinderella"

2016 “Madam President: A Monument to the First Female President of the USA” Boston, MA

2015 “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood,” Stockbridge, MA

2015-2017 “Seaport Art Walk,” New Bedford, MA "Moby Dick."

2014 “Madam President: A Monument to the First Female President of the USA” Boston, MA

2014 “Krasl Art Center 10th Biennial Sculpture Invitational,” St Joseph, MI

2013 ‘Tiger Mothers,’ SNHU Sculpture Park, Manchester NH

2013-2016 "Elephant Oracle," Vernon Community Arts Center, Vernon CT

2013 "Seagull Cinderella," Milton Academy Sculpture Garden, Milton MA

2013 "Convergence: Boston Sculptors Exhibits on the Christian Science Plaza," Boston MA

2013 "Art in Nature," The Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA

2012-2013 “Seagull Cinderella,” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown MA

2012 "Perpetual Energy," Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, East River State Park, NY

2012-2015 “Call me Melville,” Artscape: public outdoor art exhibition, Pittsfield, MA

2011-2016 Catherine Konner Sculpture Park, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY

2011 “Sacred Land,” Sculpturefest, Woodstock, VT. King’s Farm, Vermont Land Trust

2011 “Verbier 3D Foundation: Artist Residency & Sculpture Park, Verbier, Switzerland

2011 “Critters,” University of New England, Portland ME

2010 “Sculpturefest: Featured Artist,” Woodstock, VT

2010 “Outdoor Invitational Sculpture Exhibit,” The Mill Brook Gallery, Concord, NH

2010 “Big Art & Small Art,” Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts, Concord, MA


GROUP SHOWS: [*Indicates Catalog show]

2017 "Wood as Muse," Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Mass.* Curatorial Project

2017 "The Forest Through the Trees," 6 Bridges Gallery, Maynard, MA with Brent Mathison and Andy Moerlein

2017 "31 Women," James Library & Center for the Arts, Norwell, MA

2017 "Love/Lust," Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston MA

2017 "Only from Maynard," Artspace Maynard, MA

2016-2017 "Avian Inspirations: Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein," Academy Art Museum, Easton MD

2016 "New Work by Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein" Blue Hollomon Gallery,Anchorage AK

2016 "Ooievaars in de Kunst ( Storks in Art)" Museum Het Petershuis, Netherlands

2015-2016 "Mixing Medias," Carole Feuerman Foundation @ Mana Contemporary, Jersey City NJ

2015-2016 "Avian Inspirations: Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein," Muskegon Museum of Art, MI

2015 “Boston Sculptors in Concord,” Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

2015 “The Contemporary Art of Nature: Mammals,” Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Boston, MA

2015 “Love Birds by The Myth Makers: Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein,” Harlow, NY NY

2014 "New Work by Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein" Blue Hollomon Gallery, Anchorage AK

2014 "Conversation Pieces," Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA

2014 "Sculptures in Wood: students of Joseph Wheelwright," Northeast ARC, Peabody MA

2014 “Fountain Art Fair,” 69th Regiment Armory, New York NY*

2014 “Visions/Visiones,” MUSEO Convento de Santo Domingo QORIKANCHA, Cusco Peru*

2014 “Transcriptions/Transcripciones,” Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano del Cusco, Peru*

2014 “Pop up Show,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston MA

2013 "Connections/Conexiones," Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton MA

2013 "A Collection of Storks," Stroomhuis Neerijnen, The Netherlands

2013 “Fountain Art Fair,” 69th Regiment Armory, New York NY*

2013 "New Work by Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein" Blue Hollomon Gallery, Anchorage AK

2012 “Two Sculptors in 2D: Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein,” 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA

2012 “Height, Width, Depth, Time: Boston Sculptors Gallery Celebrates 20 years,” Boston MA

2012 “Grand Opening,” Blue Hollomon Gallery, Anchorage AK

2012 “Holiday Show,” Leich Lathrop Gallery, Albuquerque NM

2012 “Birds of a Feather,” The Gallery at Dana Hall School, Wellesley MA

2012 “10 Days of art,” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA

2012 “Fur, Feather and Fin,” Vernon Community Art Center, Vernon CT

2012 “Bird,” Maine Art Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME*

2012 Cider Hill Gardens and Gallery, Windsor, VT

2012 “Permanent Collection,” Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY

2012 “On the Wing,” June LaCombe Gallery @ Gilsland Farm, Maine Audubon, Falmouth ME

2012 “Our Shared Planet,” Lexington Arts & Crafts Society, Lexington MA

2012 “Treework: An Arboreal Celebration,” Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland, ME

2012 “Boston Sculptors Windows Gallery,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

2012 “International Art Residencies,” Swissnex Boston, Cambridge MA

2012 “Maine Artists Guild,” The Davistown Museum, Liberty, ME

2012 “Boston Sculptors at UMass Lowell,” University Gallery, University of Mass., Lowell, MA

2012 “In the Grain,” Mill Brook Gallery, Concord, NH

2012 “Fountain Art Fair,” 69th Regiment Armory, New York NY*

2011 “Sculpture Scoop,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

2011 “Sisterhood of Gallery Ehva,” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA

2011 “Artful Equine Exhibit,” The Mill Brook Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH

2011 “Selected Works from the Boston Sculptors Gallery,” Museum of Art, UNH, Durham NH

2011 “High Altitude Sculpture Residency,” Lyceum Gallery, Derryfield School, Manchester, NH

2011 “Creatures,” Gallery 46, MAC 650 Gallery, Middletown, CT

2011 “Critters,” Art Gallery at the University of New England, Portland, ME

2011 “Birds Botanicals and Nature,” The Singer Family & Donna Dodson, Windsor Whip Works Art Gallery, Windsor, NY

2011 “Wood Work,” Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA

2011 “The Birds and the Beasts were There,” Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

2010 “Two Sculptors in 2D: Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein,” UNH Law School,Concord NH

2010 “Sculpture Scoop,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

2010 “Sisterhood of Gallery Ehva,” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA

2010 “Jumping off Of Cliff: A tribute to H.C. Westermann,” University of Southern Indiana, IN

2010 “Four Legged: Celebrating our Animal Kingdom,” The Mill Brook Gallery, Concord, NH

2010 “Windows Gallery,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston MA

2010 “Members Exhibit,” 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA

2010 “On/Of/Like/About Paper,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

2010 “Go Green: Members Open Exhibition,” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, MA

2009 “Mothering & the Environment Conference,” ARM, York University, Toronto, ON

2009 “Donna Dodson, Andy Moerlein, Fawn Potash, Rob Westerberg,” Gallery Ehva

2008 “Matriarchs & Goddesses of the Modern Era” Collaboration with Charlanne Kallay, University of Rhode Island Providence Campus Library & Providence Art Windows, RI*

2008 “Sarah Dobkin & Donna Dodson” Gallery at 38 Cameron Avenue, Cambridge, MA

2008 “New Members Work,” Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

2008 “A New World: 2nd Annual Members Show,” 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA

2008 “Spring into Summer,” National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY

2008 “Expanded Sculpture II,” 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA

2008 “Wild Life/Wildlife: An artist's response,” The Gallery at Mount Ida College, Newton, MA

2008 “Love is for Lovely People,” Victory Arts Projects, Jersey City, NJ*

2008 “Three Dimensions,” Fountainhead Gallery, New York, NY

2007 “111th Annual Exhibition,” Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, National Arts Club, NY*

2007 “Creative Fervor, 1st Annual Member’s Exhibition” 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA

2007 "Goddess,” The Little Gallery Under the Stairs, Lynn, MA

2007 “Animal Farm,” Limner Gallery, Hudson NY

2007 “Portuguese Festival,” Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA*

2007 “Go Figure: Members Open Exhibition,” Provincetown Art Association & Museum, MA*

2007 “Emerging Artists,” Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

2007 “Members Juried Exhibition,” Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA* juried by Nora Donnelly, Senior Registrar, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

2007 “Reverence for all Living Creatures,” Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ

2007 “Members Juried Exhibition,” Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA* juried by Cindy Nickerson, Director of the Cahoon Museum of American Art

2006 “Annual Members Showcase,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2006 “Legends of Style V,” Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

2006 “Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition,” Borderland State Park, No. Easton, MA*

2006 “Strange Figurations,” Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

2006 “Artists Talk on Art Curator’s Choice Exhibition, Caelum Gallery, New York, NY

2006 “Annual Members' Show,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006 “Member & Associate Juried Exhibit” Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Water Mill, NY

2006 “Intersections: Locating Acts of Courage,” National Women’s Studies Association and the Pacific Region Women’s Caucus for Art, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006 “23rd Juried Open Exhibition,” Visual Arts Alliance, Williams Tower, Houston, TX*

2006 “Sculpture 2006,” York Arts, York, PA

2006 “19th Annual International Animals in Art Exhibition,” Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA, Ann Connelly, juror

2006 “9th International Open,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Margaret Hawkins, juror, 2nd place prize

2006 “City Women: Boston Community Artists,” Women’s Caucus for Art and the College Art Association, Gallery @ the Piano Factory, Boston, MA, Cecilia Levin, PhD juror

2006 “Archetype & Whimsy,” Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA*

2005 “Member’s Juried,” Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA, Brooke Anderson, Contemporary Center for American Folk Art, juror*

2005 “Legends of Style III,” Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA

2005 “Blue Ribbon Members’ Show,” South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

2005 “Awards Show,” Blackstone River Gallery, Woonsocket, RI

2005 “1st Annual Juried Exhibition,” Blackstone River Gallery, Woonsocket, RI, 1st Place Prize

2005 “Member’s Juried: Painting and Sculpture,” Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

2005 “New Sculpture,” with Victoria Pearmain, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

2004 “Featured Artist,” with Raghava Kalyanaraman, Artana Gallery, Brookline, MA

2004 “Visual Poetry” with Cheryl Warrick, Three Columns Gallery, Harvard University, MA

2004 “Celebrate,” Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

2004 “Blue,” University Place Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, juried by Rachel Lafo, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park

2004 “Fall Salon,” Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, Board of Director’s Choice Award Winner

2004 “Frances N. Roddy Open Competition,” Concord Art Association, Concord, MA, juried by Rachel Lafo, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park

2004 “Fantastic Visions: Surreal and Fantastic Art,” Limner Gallery, Phoenicia, NY

2004 “New Art ‘04,” Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA, Ann Wilson Lloyd, Juror

2004 “New Members,” Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

2004 “Red,” Artana Gallery, Brookline, MA

2003 “Branching Out: Explorations in Wood,” Cushing Martin Gallery, Stonehill College, MA*

2001 “Transforming Spaces,” The Art Connection, Boston, MA

2000 “The Art Connection,” Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

2000 “The First Panorama,” Artana Gallery, Saxonville, MA

2000 “The Annual Show,” Jameson & Thompson Picture Framers, Jamaica Plain, MA

2000 “Wood: Two Journeys” with Virginia Dotson, Jewett Art Center, Wellesley, MA


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

“Art Outside the White Box,” Artists Talk on Art, New York Public Library, 2015

“Wonder Women of Boston: Strength and Courage Series: Arts & Culture in Boston,” 2014

"A Panel Discussion on Convergence: A Case study in building community partnerships," Boston MA 2013

"International Art Residencies," Artists Talk on Art, New York Law School, NY NY 2013

“DIY Internet Tools for Artists,” International Sculpture Center Conference, Chicago, IL 2012

"Art and the Transcendental Landscape, A Panel Discussion," Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA 2012

"A Panel Discussion on International Art Residencies," Swissnex, Cambridge MA, 2012

"Collaboration: A Panel Discussion," 119 Gallery, Lowell MA 2012

"International Artist Residencies and Symposia," Derryfield School, Manchester, NH 2011

“Critters,” Art Gallery at the University of New England, Portland, ME, 2011

“Wood Work,” Clark University, Traina Center for the Arts, Schiltkamp Gallery, 2011

“The Birds and the Beasts Were There,” Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA, 2011

“What’s Old is New Again: The Legacy of the Feminist Art Movement of the 1970’s,” Soho20

Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY 2010 with Harriet Lyons, Editor, Ms. Magazine

‘Three Dimensions: Hand or Digital,’ Artists Talk on Art/Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, NY NY 2010

“Elephant Parade,” Galletly Gallery, New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH, 2010

Association for Research on Mothering, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2009

"Matriarchs & Goddesses of the Modern Era," University of Rhode Island Library, 2008

“Sarah Dobkin & Donna Dodson” Gallery at 38 Cameron Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 2008

Artists & Entrepreneurship Conference, Artists Foundation & Boston Public Library, MA, 2007

She Idols, University Gallery, Department of Art, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, 2006

Artists Talk on Art, Curator’s Choice Competition, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2006

Private reception, Wellesley College Alumnae of Boston & Artana Gallery, Brookline, MA 2004

Branching Out: Explorations in Wood, Cushing Martin Gallery, Stonehill College, MA, 2003

TZE House, Wellesley College Art & Music Society/ Leading Ladies, Inc., Wellesley, MA, 2002


CRITICAL REVIEWS:
Artscope Magazine, August 29, 2017, "Making Connections with Donna Dodson."

South Coast Today, August 17, 2017, by Don Wilkinson, " Exhibit brings together stunning and diverse wood works."

TV MIDTVEST, July 27, 2017 "Wood Sculptors from all over the World in Ringkobing."

Open Studio for WGBH Boston, June 9, 2017 by Jared Bowen "Wood as Muse now on display at the Art Complex Museum." 


Duxbury Clipper, May 17, 2017, by Martha Himes Riegelhaupt, "Wood as Muse now on display at the Art Complex Museum."

Fun107.com, December 29, 2016 by Kristen Pacheco, "Unsung Southcoast Hero: The People Against Seagull Cinderella."

Wicked Local, October 17, 2016 by Holly Camero, “Seagull Cinderella Paraded Home to Maynard.”

The Maynard Grapevine, October 6, 2016, by Denise Shea, “Living in a Creative Arts Community."

The Beacon Villager, October 6, 2016 by Jacquelyn Jarnagin, “Maynard parade to honor Seagull Cinderella.”

Let Me Illustrate My Point, September 7, 2016 by Paula Ogier, "A Visit to the Boston Sculptors Gallery."

Wicked Local, August 31, 2016, "Maynard artist to hold solo exhibit in Boston."

Wicked Local, Aug 30, 2016 “Seagull Cinderella' art piece to return to Maynard.”

Boston Globe, August 19th, 2016, by Steve Annear, "New friend joins New Bedford ‘seagull’ sculpture."


South Coast Today, August 19th, 2016, by Mike Lawrence, "'Seagull Cinderella' sculpture briefly gets whale friend at Route 18 intersection."


1420 WBSM and Fun 107 FM, August 19th, 2016, by Greg Desrosiers, "‘Seagull Cinderella’ Gets New Friend, Albeit for a Few Hours."

Jummyjeenz.com, August 14th, 2016, by Deana Tavares, "Seagull Cindy Goes to the Beach."

South Coast Today, August 9th, 2016, by Jamie Uretsky, "Attention Benefits Seagull Princess Artist and Community."

Jummyjeenz.com, August 3rd, 2016, by Deana Tavares, "Proud to be a Woman."


WEEI FM, August 2nd, 2016, by Jerry Thornton, "People in New Bedford freaking out about statue of seagull with boobs."


Americanuck Radio, August 2nd, 2016, "SEAGULL WITH BOOBS STATUE IS TEARING A MASSACHUSETTS TOWN APART."


International Skeptics Forum, August 2nd, 2016, "Boob Seagull statue has outraged folks in Massachusetts."


Angle News, August 2nd, 2016, "Newly installed 'Boob Seagull' statue in Massachusetts city branded offensive by locals."


Mogaz News, August 2nd, 2016, "Newly installed 'Boob Seagull' statue is ruffling feathers ..."

Mashable, August 1st, 2016, by Andrea Romano, "Seagull with boobs statue is tearing a Massachusetts town apart."


The Daily Dot, August 1st, 2016, by David Britton, "Angry man wants town's statue of seagull with boobs removed."

IHeartRADIO, August 1st, 2016, by Klinger, "Seagull Boobs?"


Brobible, August 1st, 2016, by Neal Lynch, "Boston-Hating Guy Wants Statue Of Seagull With Boobs Removed Because It Makes His Town Look Like A Joke."


RapidNews.com, August 1st, 2016, "SEAGULL CONDITION OF THE BREAST IS TEARING THE CITY APART MASSACHUSETTS."


Someecards.com, August 1st, 2016, by May Wilkerson, "Seagull statue with big boobs causes even more massive controversy in Massachusetts town."

Pop Culture Madness World News, August 1st, 2016, by Kristyn Clarke, "Seagull Cinderella’s Massive ‘Assets’ Are Stirring Up Controversy In Massachusetts."

The Daily Mail, August 1st, 2016, by Alexandra Genova, "Sculpture of a seagull with BOOBS is ruffling feathers in a Massachusetts city as locals brand it 'offensive' and 'juvenile' and demand it is removed."

#follownews.com, August 1st, 2016, "Boston-Hating Guy Wants Statue Of Seagull With Boobs Removed Because It Makes His Town Look Like A Joke."

Cheezburger.com, August 1st, 2016, "Drama Plagues a Small Town as They Argue Over This Seagull With Boobs."


NVS24.com, August 1st, 2016, "Newly installed 'Boob Seagull' statue is ruffling feathers in a Massachusetts city after locals brand it 'offensive' and 'juvenile'."


Metachat.com, August 1st, 2016, "Hey Wanna See a statue of a Seagull With Boobs?"


News from Niue, August 1st, 2016, "Seagull with boobs statue is tearing a Massachusetts town apart."


Reddit, August 1st, 2016, "New Bedford Residents Are Feuding Over a ‘Seagull with Boobs'"


Sputnik News (Turkey), August 1st, 2016, "Memeli Marti Heykeli Bir Kenti Ikiye Boldu."


United States Today, August 1st, 2016, "Seagull with boobs statue is tearing a Massachusetts town apart."

WHDH7 News Boston, July 29th, 2016, by Kris Anderson, "Petition calls for removal of ‘Seagull Cinderella’ in New Bedford." Also posted on Youtube.


Reddit.com, July 29th, "New Bedford Residents are feduing over a Seagull with Boobs."

New York Magazine, July 26th, 2016, by Gabriella Paiella, "What Are People Mad About Now? Oh, It’s a Seagull Sculpture With Big Boobs."


Latest.com, July 26th, 2016, by Peter Van Buren, "SEAGULL WITH BIG BREASTS FREAKS OUT LOCAL COMMUNITY."


Fine Art Biblio, July 26th, 2016, "'Seagull Cinderella' Donna Dodson."

The Daily Beast, July 25th, 2016, by Tim Teeman, "This Is The ‘Seagull Cinderella’ Sculpture Outraging Massachusetts."


Artnet, July 25th, 2016, by Brian Boucher, "Why Are People Going Crazy over this Public Art Sculpture?"


WJAR Channel 10 News, July 24th, 2016, by Matt Reed, "Petition started to remove controversial sculpture.


WBZ-TV News, July 24th, 2106, by Kathryn Hauser, "Hundreds Sign Petition Demanding Removal Of Seagull Scuplture."

South Coast Today, July 23rd, 2016, by Mike Lawrence, "A 'Seagull' flying: Inspired artists start sticker movement in response to criticism."

Boston Magazine, July 22nd, 2016, by Madeline Bilis, "New Bedford Residents Are Feuding Over a ‘Seagull with Boobs’." 


The Boston Globe, July 21st, 2016, by Sophie Haigney, "Should this busty seagull statue remain in New Bedford?" 


South Coast Today, July 21st, 2016, by Curt Brown, "Seagull Cinderella: Love or hate her. She has got people talking in New Bedford."

Fun 107 FM, July 20th, 2016, By Christine Fox, "Remove Seagull with Boobs Statue in Downtown New Bedford or not?

Boston Guardian, June 24, 2016, by Christian Bergeron, "Say Hello to SOWA's Madame President."

South Coast Today, June 23, 2016, by Don Wilkinson, "Embrace the whimsy of the Seaport Art Walk in New Bedford."

South Coast Today, June 14, 2016 by Eric Bosco, "Seagull whimsy takes flight on Route 18 for 2nd annual Seaport Art Walk."

SoWA Boston, June 10, 2016, "The Mighty Lioness is Back on Thayer Street!"

Big Red and Shiny, Jan 31, 2016, “Mermaids” at New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

Artscope Magazine, Jan 22, 2016 by Brian Goslow, "Donna Dodson: Mermaids at the New Bedford Art Museum."

South Coast Today, Jan 14, 2016 by Don Wilkinson, "Dodson creates potent mythological totems."

Artscope Magazine, July 24, 2015 by John Paul Stapleton, "Donna Dodson: The Chinese Zodiac Series & William Kendall paintings at Colo Colo Gallery"

South Coast Today, July 23, 2015 by Don Wilkinson, ""Sculpture is Counterpoint to Paintings"

Sowa Boston blog, Sept 20, 2014 by Liz Cahill, "Donna Dodson and The Mighty Lionness."

Boston Globe, June 10, 2014 by Cate McQuaid , 'Quiet Presence, Raw Emotion.'

Animation Re-creation, May 7, 2014 by Ken Roskos, 'Donna Dodson Sculptures.'

The Art of Collage, April 8, 2014 by Nancy Egol Nikkal, "About Donna Dodson."

Sculpture Magazine, March 2014, by Marty Carlock, "Convergence: Boston Sculptors Gallery at the Christian Science Plaza," p.75-6.

Boston Courant, December 6, 2013, by Eddie Small, "Sculptures Find New Homes After Exhibit."

BostonZest.com, October 18, 2013, Penny Cherubino, "Great Heron by The Myth Makers and Convergence- Last Two Weeks!"

The Back Bay Sun, October 15, 2013, "Convergence."

Art New England, Sep/Oct 2013 by Elizabeth Keithline, "No Walls Around Culture."

"What Comes Next?" by Fred Langa, September 2, 2013 "Exploring Boston: 'Convergence: Sculptors Gallery.'"

BU Today, August 1st, 2013, by Tom Vellner, "A Convergence of Art and Community: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Transforms the Christian Science Plaza."

JETeye, Tiger Mothers by Donna Dodson, July 29, 2013

89.7 FM WGBH News, with Jared Bowen, Arts This Week: The Berkshires Are Calling, August 1st, 2013.

A Sense of Place, July 29, 2013 by Erin Halvey,”Public Art: Convergence in Boston.”

Open Studio, July 26, 2013 with Jared Bowen, 'Christian Science Plaza.’

Dig Boston, July 23, 2013 by Coryn Doncaster, "Preview: Convergence"

Radio Boston, hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks July 18, 2013 'ARTery: A Convergence of Public Sculpture,' with special guest Wyona Lynch-McWhite

Dead Blogging, July 5, 2013 by John Carroll, “Boston Sculptors Convergence at Xtian Science Plaza.”

WGBH News, by Jared Bowen July 3, 2013, "Convergence."

Greater Boston with special guest Jared Bowen, July 2, 2013, 'Christian Science Plaza Shows Off Public Art'

World Sculpture News, Spring 2013 v19 no2, "Civic Pride," p.18-19.

Artscope, July/August 2013 by Suzanne Volmer, "Convergence," p.12-13.

Boston Globe, June 27, 2013 by Sebastian Smee, "A Convergence of Boston sculpture."

Boston Globe, June 24, 2013 by Murray Dewart and Dennis Kois, "Boston's Bold Moment for Public Art."

Boston Globe, May 20, 2013 by Cate McQuaid, "Plaza pieces."

Fuse: Visual Arts Review, May 19, 2013 by Margaret Weigel, "Convergence: Boston Sculptors Gallery Exhibits on the Christian Science Plaza."

Juniper Disco.com, May 6, 2013 by Juniper Disco, “Convergence: An Awesome Day in Boston.”

Boston Dog, May 3, 2013 by BostonDog.Wordpress.com, “Day 344- Men in Skirts and Sculptures.”

Boston Courant, May 3, 2013, by Eddie Small,Christian Science Plaza Hosts Sculpture Exhibit, p. 11.

'Back Bay Sculpture Park,' Boston Magazine, p. 28, May 2013.

'Convergence Sculptures' by Sarah Nichols, a photo set on flickr.

'Boston Sculptors Gallery to Launch Convergence Exhibit at Christian Science Plaza,' by Yiqing Shao, Boston Magazine blog, April 29, 2013.

" Sculptors transform bucolic Fruitlands into a contemporary sculpture park' by Chris Bergeron, The Metro West Daily News , June 2, 2013.

“Artscape: Downtown Pittsfield Public Art Guide,” 2012-2013 Public Art, Pittsfield MA.

“Commissions in Brief,” Moby Dick 2012. Sculpture Magazine, December 2012, v31 no10.

“Art Gallery Features Bird Imagery,” The Dana Hall School Art Gallery, October 15, 2012.

“2012 Summer Sculpture: A Parable of Brooklyn,” John Haber, www.haberarts.com

“On the Town: Wonders in Wood,” by John W. Hession, New Hampshire Home, Sept/Oct 2012.

“A Whale of a Town,” by Robert Whitcomb, The New England blog, Providence Journal online, April 26, 2012.

“From the Windsor Art Center to Snow-Capped Mountains in the SWIss Alps,” Windsor Whip Works Art Center Newsletter, June 2012, v5 is5.

“Fountain Art Fair: Fountain of Youth,” by Walter Robinson, Artnet online, March 12, 2012.

“Fountain Art Fair Showcases Indie Artists and Young Galleries,” by Victoria Valentine, Arts Observer online, March 12, 2012.

“March Art Fair Madness in NYC,” Rachel Corbett, Artnet online, March 2, 2012

“Donna Dodson at the Boston Sculptors Gallery,” by Lacey Daley, Artscope Magazine, January 19, 2012.

“Arts: The Week Ahead,” Donna Dodson: Flock Together, By Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, p. G6, January 19, 2012,

“To do List,” ‘Flock Together,’ Boston Sculptors Gallery, By Milva Didomizio, The Boston Globe, p. G2, January 3, 2012,

Trumpeting Elephant and Elephant Princess, Calyx, Winter 2011, Volume 26 no2.

“Treasure Found,” By Nancy E. Berry/Photos by Eric Roth, p. 39, Cape Cod Home 2011, Annual Design Source, Cape Cod Life Magazine.

“Donna Dodson Sculpture: Rockland Center for the arts,” Fall Arts Preview, www.lohud.com,

New York’s Lower Hudson Valley, September 25, 2011.

"Verbier 3-D Scupture Park and Artist Residency (CH)," Sculpture Network, August 2011.

“The Singer Family & Dodson: A Feast for the Senses,” by J.N. Xancada, Windor Whip Works Art Center Newsletter, May 2011, v2 iss2.

“The Birds and Beasts Were there: A Celebration of Animal Life,” The Spyglass, A Look at the Cahoon Museum of American Art, Winter/Spring 2011.

“Nature’s Perspective: Cahoon Museum shows us the world as creatures see it,” by Barbara Clark, The Barnstable Patriot, February 11, 2011.

“Handworks of Art: Wood Work at Clark’s Schiltkamp Gallery,” by Paul Grignon, Worcester Magazine, February 9, 2011.

“Class Notes: 1990,” by Paula Zoino Dimidis, Wellesley Magazine, p.67, Winter 2010, v94 no2.

“Sculpturefest 2010,” by Cassie Horner, Woodstock Magazine, p.16, Fall 2010.

“New England Public Sculptures,” by Brian Goslow and Judith Tolnick Champa, Artscope Magazine, p.10, Sept/Oct 2010, v5 no4.

“Local Color: Technology Shrinks Art,” by Adam Coughlin, The Hippo Press, Sept 9, 2010.

“Outside Art: At Sculpture Fest,” by Alex Hanson, Valley News, p. C1, Thursday, Sept 9, 2010.

“Sculpture in the Grass: Emerson Umbrella Lawn Seeded with Large Works of Art,” by Betsy Levinson, The Concord Patch, May 20, 2010.

“Spotlight on: Elephant Parade,” New Hampshire Union Leader, p.13, Thursday, April 1, 2010.

“Three Sculptors: Nancy Azara, Donna Dodson & Ursula Von Ridingsvard,” Joanne Mattera Art blog, March 24, 2010.

“The Elephant in the Room,” by James McDonald, The Art Connection Newsletter, 2010.

“December Happenings at Boston Sculptors Gallery,” by Sarah E. Fagan, Artscope Magazine, December 3, 2009

“Elephant Tribe Brings the Beauty of Wood Grain to the Boston Sculptors Gallery,” by Sarabeth Asaff, Examiner.com, November 29, 2009.

“A tribe of elephants trample SoWa,” by Jessica Burko, Examiner.com, October 26, 2009.

“Gallery Ehva,” Empress Penguin by Donna Dodson Cape Arts Review, p.60, 2009, vIX.

“Art Salon Boston,” by Jessica Burko, Examiner.com, March 19, 2009.

Rabbit Goddess, Wolf Goddess, Pregnant Kangaroo, Elephant Bride, Calyx Win. 2008, v24 no2.

"Matriarchs & Goddesses of the Modern Age," by Charlanne Kallay, URI Providence, 2008.

“Madam Elephant,” by Aria Littlhous, Penny for Your Thoughts blog, Sept. 20, 2008.

“Shape and Form,” by Victoria Shouldis, The Concord Monitor, p.D1, Thursday July 17, 2008.

“An Original Exhibit at the Gallery,” Mount Ida College newsletter, Spring/Summer 2008.

Lilac Rhino & Caribbean Queen, Direct Art, Fall/Winter 2007, v14.

Avian Archetypes” by Barry Maloney, Dissolver Magazine online, 2007, v16.

“Wadsworth Library Open House presents She Idols by Donna Dodson,” Mount Ida College, The Voice, April 2007.

Pegasus, Archangel, Pregnant Owl, Best of America Sculpture Artists & Artisans, 2007, v1.

“She Idols” by Nikki Patrick, The Morning Sun, Pittsburg, KS, Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Green Falcon, Direct Art, Fall/Winter 2006, v13.

“The Arts Quarter,” Donna Dodson: She Idols, Pittsburg State University, College of Arts and Sciences, Fall 2006.

“Class Notes: 1990,” @WomanMADE Gallery, Wellesley Magazine, Summer 2006, v90 no4.

Pregnant Owl, Red Rabbit, Caribbean Queen, Calyx, Summer 2005, v22 no3.

“Fantastic Visions: Surreal and Fastastic Art at the Limner Gallery,” Direct Art, p.38, Spring/Summer 2005, v11.

Mythic animals and real women” by Carolyn Wirth, New England Sculptors Association Newsletter, February 2005.

“Artana Art Gallery Private Reception,” The Wellesley Connection, p.10, Fall 2004, v13 Iss1.

Branching Out: Explorations in Wood” by Carole Calo, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, 2003

Jealousy & Calyx, Winter 2001/2002, v20 no2.

Pegasus & Heifer Head, Calyx, Summer 2000, v19 no 2.

“Wood Carver,” By Christine Bicknell, Wellesley Magazine, p. 66, Spring 2000, v84 no3.

“Wood: Two Journeys, Virginia Dotson and Donna Dodson, Collectors of Wood Art Forum, April 2000, v2 no1.

“Wood: Two Journeys, Donna Dodson and Virginia Dotson, Jamaica Plain Arts News, March 8-April 12, 2000, v16 no7.

“The Footlight Club Gallery,” Sculpture by Donna Dodson, The Prompter, 1998.


GRANTS AND AWARDS:


Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant, 2017


Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers, Education Grant, 2014

Art in Nature, 1st Place Prize, Fruitlands Museum, 2013

George Sugarman Foundation Grant, 2007

9th International Open,” 2nd Place Prize, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2006

“1st Annual Juried Exhibition,” 1st Place Prize, Blackstone River Gallery, Woonsocket, RI, 2005

“Fall Salon,” Board of Director’s Choice Award Winner, Cambridge Art Association, MA, 2004


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA 2017


Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton MA 2016

Provincetown Art Museum, MA 2014

Davistown Museum, Liberty, ME 2013

Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA 2012

York University, Toronto, Ontario Canada 2009

Museum of Modern Art, Artists Space Artists File , New York, NY, 2006

Museum of Modern Art, Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection, NY, NY, 2003


BIOGRAPHY: Born 1968, Orange, California


EDUCATION: WELLESLEY COLLEGE, Wellesley, MA 1986-1990

PUBLISHED ARTICLES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CENTER blog:

"Magical Rabbit Sculptures from Down Under Appear in Boston for a fortnight, " October 7, 2015

" Always Say Yes," September 14, 2012


PUBLISHED ARTICLES FOR ARTSCOPE Magazine:

"Cornered: Art Collectors Liz Augustine and Robert Praetorius," May/June 2016

"Kate Gilbert: Keeping Up With The Active Activist, " March/April 2016.

"Land Ho! Fitchburg Pairs Historical with Contemporary," Nov/Dec 2015,

Knitting Together the Urban Fabric,” May/June 2015, p. 12-14 ( cover story)

"Coyote Connections: Honoring One Of Maine's Native Sons," Nov/Dec 2014.

"Transforming African Modernism: 25 years of Zimbabwe Stone Sculpture (1980-2005)," Sep/Oct 2013, p10-12.

"13 for 2013: Christina Pitsch," Mar/Apr 2013, p.28.

The Alchemy of Art,” Nov/Dec 2012, p.49.

Cornered: A Conversation with Todd Levin, Andrew Witkin, Rickard Polsky & Christine Pfister,” Sept/Oct 2012, p.7.


PUBLISHED ARTICLES FOR The Boston Globe’s Global Business Hub Blog*:

"Art & Culture connect Boston to Peru and Beyond," February 11, 2014

"Boston arts funding is opportunity for next mayor," September 27, 2013

"Boston Summer 2013 arts scene preview," May 30, 2013

"Boston Sculptors Gallery at 20 years," March 12, 2013

Boston arts sector innovations at a critical cultural mass,” Nov 29, 2012

What are art fairs anyway?,” June 8, 2012

International Art Residencies: A Swissnex Panel Discussion,” May 11, 2012

Arts Collaborations: Greater than the sum of their parts,” May 1, 2012

Arts Professionals' Breakfast Shows Art Innovation,” April 25, 2012

Art as Commodity or Art as Experience,” April 10, 2012

The business of international art projects,” March 30, 2012

Cathryn Griffith's Boston in the world of Historic Preservation,” March 14, 2012

The ‘Governor’ of Waltham,” March 6, 2012

About a Pear: Boston and the Business of Public Art,” February 23, 2012

A portrait of the artist as a global entrepreneur,” January 30, 2012


*The Global Business Hub blog is one of the Boston Globe's business blogs 'Connecting the State's Business Community with the World. I have been contributing regular articles to the Boston Globe's blog on the business of the art world and the global reach of Boston artists.

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