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      Matt Donner is an award-winning figurative, portrait, and animal sculptor creating representational art in ceramics and limited-edition bronzes. His artwork has been exhibited in numerous juried shows and is represented by several fine art galleries. He has created a prolific following solely from commissions and personal collections. Matt Donner is passionate about conveying his subjects’ feelings, movements, and souls. Over the years, he has consistently honed his skills, relying on life studies, artists’ influence, and zest for learning to create a style that communicates movement, gestures, and beauty influenced by all living beings. His intention as an artist is to express a deeper love and understanding of his subjects, impressionistic of one’s own emotions and personal journeys. 

     Matt Donner graduated from the University of Georgia with a BFA in Sculpting. He is currently the president of the Texas Society of Sculptors. He and his family reside in Cedar Park, TX.

Education: 

1992 University of Georgia – BFA in Sculpting

 

Exhibitions/Awards:

Georgetown Public Library/TSOS “10th Texas Society of Sculptors Exhibit”, Juried Show, Georgetown, TX (June, 2017)

Georgetown Art Center “Art Hop”, Statewide Art Competition, Juried Show, Georgetown, TX (September, 2017)

“Sculpture on Main 2018”, Street Fest, Marble Falls, TX (November 9-10, 2018)

Georgetown Public Library/TSOS “12th Annual Texas Society of Sculptors Exhibit”, Juried Show, Georgetown, TX (June - September, 2019), Third Place Award

Exhibit at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, Austin, TX (September 22, 2019), People’s Choice Award

Cedar Park Community Sculpture Garden, Juried Selection, Cedar Park, TX (October 2019 – October 2020)

Fustion.Art 2nd Annual Into the Wild Quarterly Art Competition, Online Juried Art Exhibition, Best in Show (3 Dimensional) "Ursus Arctos Horribilis", December 2019 –March 2020

35th Annual Bosque Art Classic, Internationally Juried Show, Bosque Arts Center, Clifton, TX (September 2020)

Georgetown Public Library/TSOS “13th Annual Texas Society of Sculptors Exhibit”, Juried Show, Georgetown, TX (June - September, 2021)

Dripping Springs Art Tour, Dripping Springs and Dripping Springs Sculpture Garden, Dripping Springs, TX (May 21-22, 2022)

Texas Society of Sculptors Exhibit at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, Austin, TX (September 18, 2022)

Round Rock Chalkwalk and Texas Society of Sculptors, Round Rock, TX (October 7-8, 2022)

Dripping Springs Art Tour, Dripping Springs and Dripping Springs Sculpture Garden, Dripping Springs, TX (October 22-23, 2022)

Earth Day Art Exhibit, ARTUSCo, Juried Show, Austin, TX (April 22 – May 14, 2023)

Kingdom Animalia, A Round Rock Arts Exhibit, Texas State University Round Rock Campus, (June 16 – August 27, 2023)

Georgetown Public Library/TSOS “15th Annual Texas Society of Sculptors Exhibit”, Juried Show, Georgetown, TX (June 18 – September 15, 2023), People’s Choice Award

The Apropos Show at the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum, Juried Show, (September 7 – November 26, 2023)

 

Gallery Representation:

220 Fine Art Gallery, Wimberly, TX

 

Related Experience:

2022 - Present:  Texas Society of Sculptors President

2022 - Present:  Georgetown Public Library/TSOS Sculpture Show Director

2020 - Present:  Texas Society of Sculptors Exhibition Committee Chair

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Education

1998 - 2002 The Fine Arts Academy

 

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