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Apprenticeship years, learning to paint. Andalusia, PA
From “Portrait Signature” magazine, American Society of Portrait Artists.

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Michael Lane McDonald

Born: Jersey City, N.J.

Education:
Fleisher Art Memorial, (Anatomy with Al Gury, Oil Painting with Greg Decker), Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Certificate Program (inc. seminar courses with Jack Beal and Alfred Leslie), Philadelphia, PA
Additional study with Ben Kamihira and Arthur DeCosta, Philadelphia, PA
Plein Air Landscape Painting with Gary Godbee, Montclair, NJ
University of Pennsylvania, BFA Courses, Philadelphia, PA
Two Year Apprenticeship in the studio and home of Nelson Shanks. Andalusia, PA

Founder of Seattle Atelier, School for Perceptual Painting. Seattle, WA
(Opened 10/9/2014)

Professor/Instructor:
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia,. PA
DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA
Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Juliette Aristides' Classical Atelier, Seattle, WA
Winslow Art Center, Bainbridge Island, WA
Path with Art, Seattle, WA
Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA

Lecturer:
Senior Lecturer; DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA
Guest Artist; Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Teaching Artist; Daniel Smith Paint Manufacturing Facility, Seattle, WA
Exhibiting Artist; FormSpace Atelier, Seattle, WA, The Hult Center, Eugene, OR, The 1301 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Gallery Director; Vain Gallery, Seattle, WA

Memberships:
Board Member 1996-1999, Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Historic Alumni Association) with President Rodger LaPelle
Northwest Figurative Artist’s Alliance, Seattle, WA (current)

Collections:
Louis P. Sloan Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Printmaking Department, Philadelphia, PA
Collection of Nelson Shanks, Andalusia, PA
Collection of Gary Faigin and Pamela Belyea, Seattle, WA
Collection of Paul Kuniholm Pauper, Seattle, WA
Numerous private collections.



News:

Invited by Israel Hershberg to join the Affiliate Faculty at JSS in Civita Summer Art School & Residency in Italy
Civita Castellana, Italy
Summer 2018

Invited by Israel Hershberg to join the Affiliate Faculty at JSS in Civita Summer Art School & Residency in Italy
Civita Castellana, Italy
Summer 2017

Invited by Israel Hershberg to join the Affiliate Faculty at JSS in Civita Summer Art School & Residency in Italy
Civita Castellana, Italy
Summer 2016

Full CV available upon request.