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Donna Marie DeCesare, American photographer. Organizer, shop steward District 65 United Auto Workers/Viking Penguin, 1982-1984. Member Association American Picture Professionals.

Background

DeCesare, Donna Marie was born on January 31, 1955 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor in Literature, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976. Master of Philosophy in Literature, Essex (England) University, 1978.

Career

Associate managing editor, Penguin Books, New York City, 1979-1982;associate art director, Viking Penguin Publications, New York City, 1982-1984;freelance photographer, New York City, since 1984;videojournalist, V.N.I.^A New York Times Company, Philadelphia, since 1995. Photographer member Impact Visuals Photo Agency, New York City, since 1986. Independent consultant to organizations concerned about youth gangs, United States and El Salvador, since 1993;artist, mentor Couvan Art Museum/Latin American Youth Center, Washington, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, artist: (slideshow, photo exhibit) A Tale of Two Cities: The Rise of Los Angeles Gangs in El Salvador, 1995 (Photoworks Jury prize 1996). Artist contributor: (photo exhibit) Points of Entry: A Nation of Strangers, 1995. Videojournalist: (television documentary) Killer Virus, 1996 (Emmy award), Transplant, 1996.

      Contributor photos to newspapers and magazines including New York Times.

Membership

Organizer, shop steward District 65 United Auto Workers/Viking Penguin, 1982-1984. Member Association American Picture Professionals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bird watching, poetry, bicycling.

Connections

Daughter of Felix Anthony and Catherine (Boyle) december.

father:
Felix Anthony DeCesare

mother:
Catherine (Boyle) DeCesare