C O N T E M P O R A R Y - V I S I O N A R Y - A R T I S T
Don Michael Swartzentruber
P.O. Box 262, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590
www.swartzentruber.com

Introduction:
American contemporary visual artist, Don Michael Swart-zen-tru-ber (b. 1966 Seaford, Delaware) creates carnivalesque images that manifest from cultural critique, autobiography and spiritual devotion. He creates this enigmatic iconography in the historical Billy Sunday community of Winona Lake, central to Chicago, Detroit, and Indianapolis.

Education
8/98-8/00 VERMONT COLLEGE OF NORWICH UNIVERSITY, Montpelier, VT. MFA in Visual Art. Studied with artists: Don Baum, Karl Wirsum, Laurie Hogin and Joseph Seigenthaler. Cultural research work supervised by Michel Oren, Ernesto Pujol, Miwon Kwon and Michael Oatman.
9/90-12/93 GRACE COLLEGE & SEMINARY, Winona Lake, IN. Art and Art Education. Total undergraduate credit hours: 186
1/90-6/90 UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, Georgetown, DE. General education credits.
90 ROESEDALE BIBLE COLLEGE, Irwin, OH. One term.
9/85-5/87 JOE KUBERT SCHOOL OF CARTOON & GRAPHIC ART, Dover, NJ. Cinematic Animation Major. Accredited two-year certificate. FIRST YEAR: Studied with illustrators Jose Delbo (Wonderwoman), Tex Blaisdell (Little Orphan Annie), Hye Eisman (The Katzenjammer Kids), Joe Kubert (Tarzan), Milt Neil (Fantasia, Der Fuerhrer's Face) and others. SECOND YEAR: Focused study with Disney animator, Milt Neil along with Doug Compton and Gaylord Walker
Swartzentruber is taking a sabbatical from paintings. His current work is nontraditional to gallery exhibition.

Exhibitions
• Solo Exhibition (or) Collection Exhibition
2013
GRACE COLLEGE, Winona Lake , IN. "Faculty Exhibit ". Curator: Tim Young.
2012
KOSCIUSKO COUNTY VISITORS CENTER , Warsaw , IN. "Caricature Portraits "
2010
THE ART HOSPITAL, Bloomington, IN. "Carnivelseque Show"
VILLAGE AT WINONA ART FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, IN. Juried by panel.

2009
WESTMINSTER HALL, GRACE COLLEGE , Winona Lake, IN. "Art Gala ". Curator: David Grant
WARSAW PUBLIC LIBRARY, Warsaw, IN. "Hometown Talent ". Curator: Risa Marks
2008
GRACE COLLEGE, Winona Lake , IN. "Alumni Exhibit: Rodeheaver Auditorium". Curator: Christi Ziebarth.
2007
THE SPURIOUS FUGITIVE, LLC, South Bend, IN. "Diminutive Fables". Curator: Scott Hatt/Heath Yenna. Music by Dr. David K. Barton
NEW HORIZON CHURCH
, Winona Lake, IN . "See the Need: Be Aware of the Poverty Around You" . Curator:
Mark & Rebekah Gypson
THE SPURIOUS FUGITIVE, LLC, South Bend, IN. "Views from the Sideshow" . Curator: Scott Hatt/Heath Yenna
VILLAGE AT WINONA,
Winona Lake, IN
. "Symphony of the Lakes". Group show. Curator: Brent Wilcoxson
THE SPURIOUS FUGITIVE, LLC, South Bend, IN. "3rd Annual Signature. Curator: Scott Hatt/Heath Yenna
BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY , Bluffton, OH . "Pop-Mennonite". Curator: Gregg Luginbuhl
WARSAW PUBLIC LIBRARY, Warsaw, IN. "Familiar Faces". Curator: JoEllen Hogan
2006
THE SPURIOUS FUGITIVE, LLC, South Bend, IN. Various group shows. Curator: Scott Hatt/Heath Yenna
MORPHOGALLERY, Chicago, IL. "Visions of the Unknown", Group Show. Curator: David.
2005
GOSHEN COLLEGE-MENNONITE-AMISH MUSEUM, Goshen, IN. "Pop-Mennonite". Curator: Dr. Ervin Beck.
CAFFE VILLAGGIO, Winona Lake, IN. "Boarders". Coordinator Lisa Gill.
2004
NOTRE DAME CENTER FOR ETHICS AND CULTURE, Notre Dame, IN. "Epiphanies of Beauty". Coordinator K. Freddoso.
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Elkhart, IN. "26th Annual". Jurors: Deborah Stapleton and Diane Tesler.
LAKELAND ART GALLERY, Warsaw, IN. "Quadrants." Curator: A. Tomasik.
MATHERS MUSEUM OF WORLD CULTURES: INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington, IN. "Art Between Cultures". Curators: Lea-Ann Bigelow
TURNER HALL, Milwaukke, WI. "The Dossier Project", added small image to Judy Haselhoff's collaboration.
2003
STUDIO 64 GALLERY, Valparaiso, IN. "Exorcising Personal Demons." Curator: Cary Charles
WEAVER GALLERY: BETHEL COLLEGE, Mishawaka, IN. "Cross Country III". Juror: Mark Hilpert
GRACE COLLEGE, Winona Lake, IN. "Faculty Exhibition". Curator: Tim Young.
2002
THE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS-WILLIAM BACHMAN GALLERY, Munster, IN. 59th Annual Salon Show: Northern Indiana Arts Association. Juror Paul Sierra.
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
, Elkhart, IN. "24th Annual". Jurors: Nick Antonakis and Joe Becherer
ARTS
COUNCIL/GALLERY 100, Cape Girardeau, MO. "Girardot National Exhibition". Juror: Jan Estep, Senior Editor of New Art Examiner
LONG BEACH ARTS, Long Beach, CA. "98th National Open Exhibit". Juror: Joseph Van Hooten
CALVIN COLLEGE, Grand Rapids, MI. Traveling show: "Ignite". Juror: Scott Canty
SOUTH BEND REGIONAL MUSEUM OF ART, South Bend, IN. "Cabaret Xcen*trick". Curator: Bill Tourtillotte
MONTREAT CONFERENCE CENTER, Montreat, NC "Lament". Curator: Jon Brown
WILLIAM J. BACHMAN GALLERY: THE CENTER FOR VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, Munster, Indiana. Northern Indiana Arts Association.
2001
ARTLINK, Fort Wayne, IN "Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne/University of Saint Francis Art Faculties". Executive Director: Betty Fishman
KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY, Kutztown, PA. "A Shrine for Healing: Responses to 9-11". Curator: Dan R. Talley
SOUTH BEND REGIONAL MUSEUM OF ART: WARNER GALLERY, South Bend, IN. "Cabaret Xcen*trick". Curator: Bill Tourtillotte
INDIANA UNIVERSITY/PURDUE UNIVERSITY-FORT WAYNE. Fort Wayne, IN. "A Great Association". Art Department Faculty. Curator: Gary Travis
LAKELAND ART CENTER, Warsaw, IN. "Totem Triptychs and Other Contemporary Work." Curator: Linda Dilling
WARSAW PUBLIC LIBRARY, Warsaw, IN. "Retrospective." Curator: Joe Ellen Hogan
SARA MELTZER GALLERY, New York, NY. "VISUAL AIDS: Post Cards from the Edge". Contributed work for HIV/AIDS charity exhibition.
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Elkhart, IN. "23rd Annual". Jurors: Mark Ruschman and Barry Gealt
UNION STREET GALLERY, Chicago Heights, IL. "Barking Dogma". Juror: Peter Gordon
LIMNER GALLERY, New York, NY. "Recent Work Showcase". Jurior: Tim Slowinski
HOLTER MUSEUM OF ART, Helena, MT. "ANA 30". Juror: Peter Schjedahl
-HUNTINGTON COLLEGE, Huntington, IN. "Ignite"
-ROBERT WESLEYAN COLLEGE, Rochester, NY. "Ignite"
-KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, Salina, KS. "Ignite"
-TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Cleveland, OH. "Ignite"
-LUTHER COLLEGE, Decorah, IA. "Ignite"
2000
VERMONT COLLEGE OF NORWICH UNIVERSITY, WOOD GALLERY, Montpelier, VT. "Beyond Dogma". MFA exhibition
HONEYWELL CENTER, CLARK GALLERY, Wabash, IN. "Retrospective." Curator: Bonnie McDermit =LINCOLN CENTER, Fort Collins, CO. "The Totem Triptychs." Curator: Ellen Martin
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Elkhart, IN. "22nd Annual". Jurors: Jacqueline Moses and Charles Stroh
NICOLE GALLERY, Chicago, IL. "Fra Angelico Art Foundation Exhibition". Jurors: Gloria Groom, Richard Novak, Fawn Ring and Vincent Zarlenga
-HARDING UNIVERSITY, Searcy, AK. ("Ignite")
-GALLERY W. Sacramento, CA. ("Ignite")
-THE GREAT FRAME UP, Birmingham, MI. ("Ignite")
-NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE, Orange City, IA. ("Ignite")
-CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, Mequon, WI. ("Ignite")
-HOUGHTON COLLEGE, Houghton, NY. ("Ignite")
ST.FRANCIS UNIVERSITY, Ft. Wayne, IN. "What Art Teachers Do When They Are Not Teaching". Curator: Maurice Papier
RHODEHEAVER AUDITORIUM, Winona Lake, IN. "Landscapes in Music: Concert by Grace Community Orchestra". Mural performance by Terry Julien, Scott Holloday and Don Swartzentruber
1999
-BIOLA UNIVERSITY, La Mirada, CA. ("Ignite")
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Elkhart, IN. "21st Annual." Jurors: Craig McDaniel and Marc Jacobson -Conceptual collaboration work on installation project with Artist Claudia Bernardi during graduate studies.
1998
GRACE COLLEGE, Winona Lake, IN. "Alumni Invitational". Curator: Arthur Davis
WINONA LAKE GRACE BRETHREN CHURCH, Winona Lake, IN. "Celebration of the Arts." Curator: Deb Willis
ARTSPACE/LIMA: CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS. Lima, OH. "Subtle Views". Four person show with artists Kim NaVarre, Matthew Reynolds and Kename Takada. Curator: Tracey E. Ladd
DELAWARE ART MUSEUM, Wilmington, DE. "Biennial." Jurors: Roberta Smith, Katy Kline, and Nancy Miller Batty
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Elkhart, IN. "20th Annual". Jurors: Joyce Garner and Wendi Smith
1997
ST.FRANCIS UNIVERSITY, Fort Wayne, IN. "Three Rivers". Juror: Connie Weinzapfel
1995
LAKELAND ART CENTER, Warsaw, IN. Two person show with artist Robert Davis. Curator: Lila O'Connell
1994
LAKELAND ART CENTER, Warsaw, IN. "Faculty Exhibition". Curator: Lila O'Connell
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, Savannah, GA. "Art Educator's Workshop Exhibition"
MUSIKFEST, Bethlehem, PA. "Invitational Mural Show". Mural: Strange Polka
1993
GRACE COLLEGE & SEMINARY, Winona Lake, IN. Senior showcase
1991-93
GRACE COLLEGE, Winona Lake, IN. "17th, 18th & 19th Annual". Jurors: Laura Hill, Marty Williams, and Diane Beck Miller. Best of Show and Best of Printmaking awards.
1988-89
GUZZO GALLERY, Mansfield, OH. Various group shows
-1985
GREENWOOD MENNONITE SCHOOL, Greenwood, DE. Assistant Director of a "Living Wax Museum". A successful fundraiser to subsidize yearbook publication expenses. SUSSEX COUNTY ART EXCHANGE. REHOBOTH BEACH ART LEAGUE EXHIBIT. DELAWARE STATE FAIR ARTS & CRAFT SHOW, GREENWOOD VFW ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW, GMS FINE ARTS FESTIVAL. MACSA FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Art Instructional Experience
8/02-p GRACE COLLEGE, Winona Lake, IN. Adjunct Art Professor. watercolor and printmaking.
8/01-02 INDIANA UNIVERSITY/PURDUE UNIVERSITY-FT. WAYNE, Fort Wayne, IN. Adjunct Art Professor. advanced and foundational drawing.
8/93-p WARSAW COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL, Warsaw, IN. Secondary Art Instructor. (Indiana State Teacher's License: Professionalized). Provides instruction in drawing, printmaking, painting, two and three dimensional foundations, calligraphy art history and art career preparation. Art Club Sponsor periodically. Considerable success in entering senior portfolios into Scholastics. School enrollment 1,802: 4 art instructors. Supervised student teachers. Highly Qualified Teacher and Mentor certification.
94-95 THE FREEDOM ACADEMY, Kendallville, IN. Continuing Adult Education: adult painting and drawing courses
94 WARSAW PARKS DEPARTMENT, Warsaw, IN. adult painting and drawing program
94 FORT WAYNE MUSEUM OF ART, Fort Wayne, IN. Summer program Art Instructor
93-94 WHITES INSTITUTE, Wabash, IN. Summer Art Instructor. painting
93 SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Warsaw, IN. After school art workshop coordinator and instructor.
93 FAITH ACADEMY, Manila, Philippines. Cross cultural teaching experience for a few days
9/90-94 Private lessons
88 SALISBURY STATE COLLEGE, Salisbury, MD. Supervised graphic design internship
Awards, Grants & Scholarships
2008 LILLY TEACHER'S CREATIVITY FELLOWSHIP, Individual Fellowship
2004
STUDENT COUNCIL GRANT, Authored grant for the Art Department.
2003 INDIANA ARTS COMMISSION: INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS GRANT, "Facing the Grotesque and the Sublime"
2001 INDIANA ARTS COMMISSION: INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS GRANT, "Pop-Mennonite"
1998-00 VERMONT COLLEGE OF NORWICH UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
1998 TARGET TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP: REGIONAL AWARD WINNER
1998 THE DEKKO FOUNDATION GRANT, Authored grant for the Art Department.
1998/06 WHOSE WHO AMONG AMERICAN TEACHERS, 2002 WHOSE WHO: PROFESSIONALS, 2006 WHOSE WHO IN AMERICA, 2007 WHOSE WHO IN THE WORLD 2007 CAMBRIDGE WHO'S WHO AMONG PROFESSIONALS: Honors Edition.
1997 LILLY TEACHER'S CREATIVITY FELLOWSHIP, Individual Fellowship
1996 WARSAW COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION, Authored grant for the Art Department.
1990-93 GRACE COLLEGE ART TALENT SCHOLARSHIP, Annual scholarship.
1990-94 INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC ARTS TRUST FUND, Annual scholarship.
1985 MILTON SWARTZENTRUBER SCHOLARSHIP, Determined by committee of faculty and administrators.
Guest Speaker
CHICAGO COMMUNITY MENNONITE CHURCH. Chicago, IL. Education hour: Guest artist/speaker. "Pacifism, Separatism, and the Old Order"
MIDWEST SCHOLARS CONFERENCE. Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN. Guest Presenter. "An Apologetic for Visual Art"
EPIPHANIES OF BEAUTY: THE ARTS IN A POST-CHRISTIAN CULTURE. Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, Notre Dame, IN Guest Presenter. "Outside of Beautiful: A Painter's Raw Approach"
ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION-INDIANA 2002 CONFERENCE. South Bend, IN. Guest Artist Presenter. "Wanted: Art Teachers in their Studio". Keynote speaker Sandy Skoglund
FORT WAYNE ARTS GUILD. Fort Wayne, IN. Guest Speaker
GRACE COLLEGE & SEMINARY-ART CLUB & DEPARTMENT. Winona Lake, IN. Guest Presenter. "Multiple Strands of Artistic Practice"
LAKELAND ART CENTER. Warsaw, IN. Guest Speaker = SEAFORD ART ASSOCIATION. Seaford, DE. Guest Speaker

Articles & Media
5/28/10, Slone, David, "Swartzentruber's 'Totem Triptch' Is the Art of the Game", Times Union, Warsaw, IN
10/19/07, Gillespie Evan
, "Separing the Sideshow Icons: Artist depicts our cliched fantasies", South Bend Tribune, IN.
9/26/07, "Bluffton University to host the work of Swartzentruber", Putnam County Sentinel.
8/16/07 "Pop-Mennonite show coming to BU's Albrecht Gallery", Bluffton News.
Winter/07, Sairs, Vicki. "Pop Goes the Mennonite: Conversations with an Artist and His Work", DreamSeeker Magazine, Vol 7, No.1 Editor. Dr. Michael King. Cascadia Publishing House, Telford, PA.
8/13/06 Bonfiglio,Jeremy D.
"In a word: Weird", South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, D4
4/23/06 Mihopoulos, Effie, Interview with Chicago artist Danny Mansmith and cultural commentator, WXAV 388.3 FM, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

11/7/05 McClure, Matt. "Mennonite Art Display Depicts Rural Life in New Light" The Sounding Board (Winona Lake, IN). p.7
10/31/05 Smith, Teresa. "Swartzentruber's Latest Exhibit is 'Pop-Mennonite" Times Union (Warsaw, IN). 1-A1 Cover
10/20/05 Gallardo, Joanne. "From Looney Tunes to Menno Simons", The Goshen College Record, Vol. 107 No.7 (Goshen, IN)
10/14/05 Jodi Beyeler. "Pop-Mennonite to premiere at Goshen College". The Goshen News, (Goshen, IN)
10/16/05 Mennonite Weekly Review, (Newton, Kansas) p.14

8/23/05
Hughes, Andy. "Old Order Betty Boop to Debut at Goshen Exhibit". The Farmer's Exchange, (New Paris, IN)
7/14/05 Hersha, Jane. WPTA-TV 21 Alive (Fort Wayne, IN)
7/1/05 Rhodes, Robert. "Art's Oddity, A Critique of Old Order Culture", Mennonite Weekly Review, (Newton, Kansas)
5/16/05 Friesen, Ilse E. PhD. "Pop-Mennonite Surrealism", Canadian Mennonite, Vol 9, No. 10. (Waterloo, Ontario)
Summer/04 Bigelow, Lea-Ann. Indiana Review Magazine. (cover, p. 94-95,195-196)
6/13/03 DuVal, Steve & Erika Edberg. Fox 28 Wake Up. (SouthBend, IN)
6/14/03 Champlin, Clay. WSBT News 22. (SouthBend, IN)
6/9/02 Strike, Allen. WTRL News Radio. (Elkhart, IN)
8/23/01 Dilling, Linda. "Swartzentruber: Artist, Teacher and Friend." Times Union (Warsaw, IN)
8/4/01 Smith, Teresa. "Swartzentruber Imagination on Display." Times Union (Warsaw, IN). 1-A1 Cover Story
7/28/01 Seely, Jeri, ed. "Pop-Surreal Paintings on Display at LAC". The Paper (Warsaw, IN)
1/21/01 "Open Studio". WNIT Public Television (Elkhart, IN)
Fall 96 Daniels, Judy, ed. "Easel Expressions". Grace Magazine. College Publication (Winona Lake, IN)
5/20/95 Fields, DeWitt. "Swartzentruber Draws His Way through Life". Tracks (Warsaw, IN)
2/16/94 Kopf, Sharon. "Swartzentruber Shares Love of Art with Students". The Paper (Warsaw, IN)
10/10/92 Milhoan, Cathy L. "Greenwood Artist has the State Fair Covered". Delaware State News. (Dover, DE). 1-A1 Cover story 7/23/87 Morgan, Donna. "Drawing Crowds." Delaware State News. (Dover, DE)
9/89 AV Video: Production & Presentation Technology Magazine. "Art Gallery" Section.
8/86 Swartzentruber, Don. "The Start of a Career". Christian Cartoonist and Illustrator. Issue no.10. (Ontario, Canada). Cover story

Written Work Published
SchoolArts, January 2011, Davis Publications High School Fiscal Iconography. An art and economic interdisciplinary unit. Print

Images in Literary Publications
Canadian Mennonite, Vol.10, Number 10, May 15, 2006 "Disciplining the Church", (cover image)
Rhubarb-Winnipeg, MB, Canada, "Myths & Identities",.Spring/06 (image on cover and pages 7,11,19-22,47)
Sweet, John. Ash Wilderness, Henry Chalise publishing, 2006 (book cover and back)
The 2River View, Issue 10.4, Summer 2006, Ed. Richard Long (cover image)
Wisconsin Review: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Summer/06 Vol 40. Issue2. Art Ed. JP Knitt
(back cover)

Images in Online Literary Publications
5 Trope. September Issue. Ed. Gunnar Benediktsson. http://webdelsol.com/5_trope/21/swartzentruber.html, 2006
Footsteps to Oxford, Oxford, England. http://www.footstepstooxford.co.uk/triptychs.html. Editor Trecia Murphy. 2006
Half Drunk Muse, http://halfdrunkmuse.com/features/totem/ . Editor Sarah Miller. 2006
Monsterbrains. June Issue. Ed. Aeron Alfrey, www.monsterbrains.blogspot.com, 2007
MungBeing, Dallas, Texas, 2006
Sage of Consciousness, Michelle Williams, Ed., August Issue.
2005
The Agonist: Thoughtful, Global, Timely
, Sean-Paul Kelley, Ed. "Anti-Violence Images", San Antonio, TX. Feb. 4,
2006
The Lampshade, Chalise, Henry. Ed. , Issue six and seven. http://ls.thewritepath.org/crnt/cnts.html, 2006
Winamop, Dave Pick, Ed. , Birmingham, England. February Issue, 2006

Education: Workshops & Internships
CHELICH STUDIO WORKSHOP, Hammond, IN. "Composition workshop"
PHYLLIS KIND GALLERY, Chicago, IL. Gallery Management Internship
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, Savannah, GA. Workshops
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, Wilmington, DE, "The Artist in Business"
Other:, Power School, 4Mat Seminar, Challenge Education, Computers in Art Education, Mentor Certification Training, Photoshop for the Web, Photoshop Intermediate, Textbooks in the Art Classroom, Teacher Expectation & Student Achievement, Teaching in the Block, Crisis Team Committee
Commercial Art Employment
8/88-12/89 NOTEWORTHY GRAPHICS, Mansfield, OH. Computer Animator/Illustrator. Created broadcast quality computer images and animation. Clients included Gorman Rupp Inc, Bendix Inc, and Myers Inc.
10/87-7/88 WMDT-TV47 (ABC/NBC), Salisbury, MD. Art Director. Created EZ TV and TV-Guide ads, display windows, story-boards, computer graphics, set designs and other responsibilities.
3/85-8/87 CHRISTIAN LIGHT PUBLICATIONS, Harrisonburg, PA. During secondary and art school he illustrated Mennonite Sunday-school quarterlies
Selected Freelance Experience
MUSIC INDUSTRY:
· REFUGE MUSIC GROUP. Shadow Wings, "Carry On". CD/LP/Cassette cover art
· STAR SONG MUSIC GROUP. Bride, "Silence is Madness". CD/LP/Cassette cover art
· URGENT METAL MUSIC. Urgent Message, "Fate of the Wicked". Cassette cover art
· SPEYE MUSIC. Mercy, "Stop Running". Cassette cover art
· FULL BODIED HAIR PRODUCTIONS. Allaboutbill, "Kickin' Ennui". CD cover art · Other Clients: Heaven's Metal Magazine, Punks for Jesus, Torn Flesh, Alexander, Pursuit, Destiny, White Noize Magazine...…
FILM WORK:
· HOST PRODUCTIONS, Chicago, IL. Story boards for Crossing Borders theatrical release film project.
· P.E. POOLE, Salisbury, MD. Stop-frame animation commercial.
· NEIL ENTERPRISES, Wayne, NJ. Painted animation cells for Soccer: The New Game in Town. Staring Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pelé)
· SCHULTZMAN PRODUCTIONS, Wooster, OH. A Walk Through History of Apple Creek, Ohio: Early Beginnings and A History of Apple Creek, Ohio: Unraveling the Past. Historical illustrations used intermittently through productions.
ILLUSTRATION:
·The Dracula Journal ·Rosedale Mennonite Missions ·The Brotherhood Beacon ·Delaware State Fair (North American Fair Association: First place for promotional brochure) ·Nabraska Life ·Persing & Co ·The Chronicle ·Lion's Club ·WNNN FM 102... GRAPHIC DESIGN: ·Wooster Buildings ·Greenwood Public Library ·The Country Pantry ·Elks Club ·Zimmer Inc ·Greenwood Festival ·Capital Homes · Inglenook LLC
Caricature Portrait Contracts
83/-p CARICATURE SIDESHOW , Winona Lake, IN. Artist/Owner.
Contracted artist. Weekend and summer tours scheduled to entertain with caricatures for the following listed clients and festivals since age fifteen. Full client list available of over 150 different companies and festival.
Selected Experiences
SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE:
• LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY: Team in Training. Ran Disney Marathon raising $6,800 for medical research work.
• MORNING OPTIMIST ART IN THE PARK, Warsaw, IN. Facilitator. Annual, community, children's art fair
• CONGRESSIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL ADVISOR, TRI-KAPPA, SCHOLASTIC ARTS, & PROJECT XL. Assist students in obtaining a variety of cultural experiences, mostly associated with the exhibition of artwork.
• THE LEARNING CENTER, Warsaw, IN. Tutored new immigrants in English
• FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION, Mansfield, OH. Youth Pastor/Director (10/88-11/89)
SOFTWARE:
Macromedia Dreamweaver & Fireworks, HTML, Photoshop, Pagemaker, Painter3, Time Arts Software, Crystal 3D, Microsoft Office, Logo Editor, Lumina, Optical Character Recognition, Clarisworks,
MEMBERSHIPS:
College Art Association, Christians in the Visual Arts, Warsaw Community Education Association, Lakeland Art Association, Indiana Computer Educators
JUROR:
• Village of Winona Art Fair, Juror [14]
• Indiana Arts Commission: Interdisciplinary Grants, Panel Review Committee [ ] [09]
• Grace College 23rd Annual Juried Show, Juror
• R.R. Donnelley's Arts & Crafts Show, Juror
• Sacred Heart Art Show, Juror
CULTURAL SOURCE EXPERIENCES:
86 AMC THEATERS, Rockaway, NJ. Usher. A 12-screen cinema house.
85-86 Chauffeur for Amish. While in secondary and art school he chauffeured Amish families during the summer. One trip was for a full month, from coast to coast. Most trips where to remote communities, i.e., Jamesport, Missouri and Marian, Kentucky.
66-85 Formative Years: He grew up in a Mennonite home and attended Greenwood Mennonite School (yearbook Editor) and Church in Delaware.
PERSONAL:
Don married Christine Damer in 1994 and their family was completed with sons Drake and Keller.
TRAVEL:
• Travel in Peru [94][13], Taiwan, and the Philippines. Hiking and wilderness camping in Banff, Canada and Colorado.
• 02 Fulbright Teacher Exchange. Interviewed with Fulbright and the State Department and assigned to Latymer in London, England. Was fiscally deterred and declined.
Available Upon Request
Artist: Portfolio, Statement of Purpose & Studio Images
Instructor: Philosophy of Teaching & Student Images