Don Porter      -  Artist       Curriculum Vitae 


Education:
University of California Berkeley,  A. B.
University of California Berkeley,  M. S.
University of California Berkeley Fine Art Second Degree Program   

Instructors and Mentors:  Gui Ignon, Elmer Bischoff, Jerrold Ballaine, Robert Hartman, Sydney Gordin,  Peter Voulkos,  Richard Diebenkorn, Michael Bradley, Karl Kasten


Selected Exhibitions:

Via Floreado Gallery,  Orinda, California
Group Exhibition  “Boheme”
Solo Exhibition  “Doncepo  Imitations”  Large Abstract Paintings

Worth Ryder Gallery,  Berkeley, California
Group Show / Competition  (First Place Photography)

Kroeber Hall Gallery,  Berkeley, California
Group Shows (rolling)  Sculptures

Shattuck Avenue Open Studio Tours,  Berkeley, California
Paintings / Sculptures

California Rush Gallery   Sag Harbor, Long Island New York
Group Show  Paintings, Drawings

Duke Energy Corporate Headquarters       Group Exhibition:  Paintings
Charlotte, North Carolina

University of California Riverside  “Artistic Expressions of the Coachella Valley”                         Juried Group Exhibition       Palm Desert,  California.  2016

Fusion Art Gallery   “Colors”  Exhibition and on-line exhibitions of accepted works.    Palm Springs, California. 2016

Palm Springs Art Museum      Annual “Artists Council Exhibition”  (ACE)
Juried Group Show    2016  Palm Springs, California.

Desert Art Center     “Desert A-Z”     Palm Springs Annual Juried Group Show            
2017 Palm Springs, California         

University of California Riverside   “Artistic Expressions”  Second Annual Juried Exhibition          Palm Desert, California

Stephen Baumbach Gallery     “Temporary Sculptures”    Solo Exhibition       
Palm Springs, California.  2017

University of California Riverside   “Expressions of the Salton Sea”  Group  Exhibition     Palm Desert, California     2017

Palm Springs Art Museum      Annual   “Artists Council Exhibition”  (ACE)
Juried Group Show   2017  Palm Springs, California.

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art     LACDA    “Snap to Grid”  Juried Group Exhibition  2017

Desert Art Center     “Colors”     Palm Springs Annual Juried Group Show           
Palm Springs, California   2018      

University of California Riverside   “Artistic Expressios”  Third Annual Juried Exhibition     Palm Desert, California  2018

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art     LACDA     "Electron Salon"   
Group Exhibition  by Invitation  April 2018   Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art     LACDA     "Electron Salon"   
Group  Exhibition  by Invitation  June 2018   Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art     LACDA     "Electron Salon"   
Group Exhibition  by Invitation  July 2018   Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Art Association      LAAA     “Hecho a Mano”   Group Exhibition - Juried  August 2018

Fusion Art Gallery    Third Annual “Watersacpes”  Exhibition  Award: Homorable Mention: “Lake Piñon”

Palm Springs Art Museum      Annual   “Artists Council Exhibition”  (ACE)
Juried Group Show   2018  Palm Springs, California.  
"Odysseus"   BEST IN SHOW   award







Private Collections:
    Jackie and Roger Ignon, Southern California
    Melissa Ewing,  Pacific Palisades, California
    Maureen and Thomas Cox, Southern California
    Sarah Greene,  Oregon
    Thomas Fischer, Pennsylvania
    Christina Quinn, Southern California
    Joan Sothern, London
    Sylvia and David Smithers, Denver
    Thacher School, Ojai, California
    Amy Finnegan, Los Angeles
    Robert Sullivan, Sacramento, California
    Mary Goodwin. Boston, Massachusetts
    Additon Family, Colorado
    Stephen Baumbach, Palm Springs, California
    Mike Bradley Estate, Oakland, California
    Laurel Carraher, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Margaret and Dallas McClemmons, La Quinta, California
    Cathy and David Marsten, Calistoga, California
    Steven Jacobson, Palm Desert, California


Board of Directors    Artists Council - Palm Springs Art Museum  (current)