Based in New York, Donna is an illustrator, writer, curator and educator. Her artwork is exhibited in museums and galleries across the U.S. and held in private and corporate collections. The exhibitions she curates relate to children, literature and science. She is a guest speaker and judge for art organizations, especially children related programs. As an educator she develops public programing associated with the exhibits for all ages, and is a teaching artist for children through adults. Her surface/textile design work, has been produced by major retail companies among others. In addition to her general blog, she maintains an interview blog: conversationswithDonnaMiskend.blogspot.com.

Professional Memberships: author/illustrator member of SCBWI, Children's Book Illustrator Group, (CBIG). Former President for CBIG (Jan.2009-Feb.2014), she established their exhibitions program. Arts Westchester-teaching artist, children (G2-HS) adults/ senior adults, Lifetime Arts-teaching artist (seniors), American Society of Botanical Artists.

view her CV under Exhibition History

Contact for art sales/commissions/teaching and other opportunities: donnamiskend@gmail.com