Wives of Shango, n.d.
This image appears in the International Review of African American Art
v.15, no. 1, 1998.
printmaker, painter, educator
Donaldson, a founding member of OBAC and AfriCobra, was born December 15, 1932 in Pine Bluffs, Arkansas. He has studied at the University of Arkansas, where he received a B.A. degree in studio art. He later earned a M.S. degree in art education from the Illinois Institute of Technoloy (1963), and a Ph.D. degree in art history from Northwestern University (1973).
After serving as guest lecturer at Northwestern University form 1968-1970, Donaldson became the chairman of the art department at Howard University. He is presently the dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard.
National Center for Afro-American Artists, Boston, 1970
Cornell University, New York, 1974
Cleveland State, 1974
Florida A&M University, 1975
Centre d'Art, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1979