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Donna Clark Veeder, American Artist. Avocations: walking, reading. F C. Recipient 1st place award Canal Celebration, Little Falls, 1989, Excellence award, 1991, 2d place oils, 1997, 1st place in oil award Tri-County State University of New York Utica/Rome, 1990, Control Adirondack Old Forge, 1994, Mohawk Valley Center for Arts, Little Falls, 1995.

Background

Veeder, Donna Clark was born on February 7, 1933 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Harry Grigsby and Thelma Clayton (Black) Clark.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Georgia, 1958. Student in figure and portrait painting, Munson Williams Procter School Art, Utica, New York, 1991.

Career

Teacher art New York Public Schools, Mohawk, 1960-1963. Portrait artist Van Hornesville, New York, 1976—2006. Teacher painting Mohawk Valley Center for Arts, Little Falls, 1985—1999.

Art teacher Owen D. Young School, Van Hornesville, 1984-1987. Teacher adult workshops, portrait painting Herkimer (New York ) County Community College, 1982-1983. Coordinator portrait/figure class Munson Williams Proctor School Art, Utica, New York, 1988-1991, curator class show, 1990.

With portrait and figure study Central Institute Fine Arts, Beijing, 86, Picture Perfect Gallery, Canajoharie, New York, 1992, Selective Eye Gallery, Little Falls, New York, Mohawk Valley Center for Arts, Little Falls, since 1999. Curator Van Hornesville Artists Show, Van Hornesville Community Corporation, 1989, 91, 93, 95, 98, 2000, 02, 05.

Achievements

  • Avocations: walking, reading. F C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (illustrated poetry) (with Robert W. Odell) Rare Friends, 1975. One-woman shows include PeaksandTurningPoints a Retrospective at 70, 2003. Exhibited in group show at Mohawk Valley Center for Arts, Little Falls, since 2004.

Membership

Active United Methodist Church Van Hornesville, since 1965, Van Hornesville Community Corporation, since 1989. Member Cooperstown Art Association, Mohawk Valley Center for Arts (committee exhibitions), Van Hornesville Artists Group (chairman 1989-1998, co-chairman 2006), Community Corporation van Hornesville, New York, National Museum Women in Arts, Glimmerglass Opera Guild, Munson-Williams Proctor Institute, Arts Guild Old Forge.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, classical music, writing poetry and essays.

Connections

Married Nicholas Schermerhorn Veeder, August 24, 1957. Children: Kristen Black Veeder Walker and Katrina Bradt Veeder Kreamer (twins).

father:
Harry Grigsby Clark

mother:
Thelma Clayton (Black) Clark

spouse:
Nicholas Schermerhorn Veeder

child:
Kristen Black Veeder Walker and Katrina Bradt Veeder Kreamer Veeder (twins)