I've been welcomed to Fallingwater to create a new body of work that is inspired by the historic Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece. It's an excellent opportunity to experience the beauty of the building and the site.
This new series started because of the Covid virus. While being confined to my studio, I started thinking about everyone that also felt alone. I've completed about 10 nocturne paintings from night walks in my neighborhood. This one is titled, Covid-July 4th, 30" x 40", oil on canvas.
I'm very proud to be included in the Associated Artists' 107th Annual Exhibition at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. After the Storm, 48" x 60" is one of 46 featured works. Exhibition is through January 26, 2020.
I'm very proud to have this painting in the permanent collection, Immaculate Heart of Mary, 50 x 70, oil on linen. If you have never visited this museum, you should definitely go. It has an amazing amount of American Art and especially Western Pennsylvania art.
Thanks to the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts for nominating me. Mayor Bill Peduto and City Council both gave me a proclamation declaring August 1, 2018 Ron Donoughe Day in the City of Pittsburgh. What a crazy honor that was! Below is the 6 minute video the city produced. https://youtu.be/ufjKnkUlEU0
You are invited to a new exhibition of Pittsburgh Scenes. The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is hosting an exhibition and celebration of my work. It opens August 5th from 1-4 pm. The exhibition runs through August 26th. The PCA also will be recognizing my contribution to the Pittsburgh artistic scene with food, music and a special program. I'll also be releasing a special edition set of note cards from [...]
Check out the link here Location Strohl Art Center / Bellowe Family Gallery Gate pass or event ticket required. Purchase tickets at http://chqtickets.com Nice article in The Chautauquan Daily
I'll be giving a free presentation at the Millvale Community Library this coming Sat. at 1 pm. That's May 19, 2018. I'll also be signing books. Please come by.
Ron Donoughe: Master of Local Landscape I'm delighted to be featured in The Strip Magazine. Donald Miller, the retired Pittsburgh Post-Gazette art critic, wrote it. “I guess I see myself as a throwback. After painting for 30 years, I’ve come to appreciate what my first painting instructor said: paint what you know. Lawrenceville is my neighborhood in the city of Pittsburgh. I have no need to make paintings of the [...]