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Dona Jean Look, American artist. Recipient 1st prize award Philadelphia Craft Show, 1984, 2d prize award, 1985, Design award American Craft Museum, 1985, Craftsmen's award Philadelphia Craft Show, 1986; National Endowment for Arts/Arts Midwest fellow, 1987, National Endowment for Arts Fellowship grantee, 1988.

Background

Look, Dona Jean was born on March 30, 1948 in Port Washington, Wisconsin, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1970.

Career

Art teacher Department Education, New South Wales, Australia, 1976-1978. Partner Look and Heaney Studio, Byron Bay, 1978-1980. Studio artist Algoma, Wisconsin, since 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One person shows include Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, 1991. Exhibited in group shows Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, 1983, 93, 94, Philadelphia Museum Art, 1984, Civic Fine Arts Museum, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1985, Dacotah Prairie Museum, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1985, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin, 1985, Lawton Gallery, University Wisconsin-Green Bay, 1985, J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, 1986, Laguna (California) Art Museum, American Craft Museum, New York City, 1985, 86, 87, 89, Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, 1987, Cultural Center, Chicago, 1988, Erie (Pennsylvania) Art Museum, 1988, Maine Crafts Association, Colby College Museum Art, 1989, Fort Wayne (Indiana) Museum Art, 1989, The Forum, St. Louis, 1990, Palo Alto (California) Cultural Center, 1990, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1992, Waterloo (Iowa) Museum Art, 1993, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan, 1993, 95, Sun Valley Center for Arts and Humanities, Ketchum, Idaho, 1995, National Museum American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1995. Represented in permanent collections The White House Collection, Philadelphia Museum Art, MCI Telecomms.

      Corporation, Incorporated, Washington, American Craft Museum, New York City, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, C. A. Wustum Museum Fine Arts, Racine, Erie Art Museum. Works included in publications The White House Collection of American Crafts, 1995, Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical, 1986, International Crafts, 1991, FIBERARTS Design Book Four, 1991, The Tactile Vessel, 1989, Creative Ideas for Living, 1988, The Basketmaker's Art: Contemporary Baskets and Their Makers, 1986.

Connections

Married Kenneth W. Loeber.

spouse:
Kenneth W. Loeber.